Abel for Precision Engineering
Abel understands the unique challenges of the precision engineering industry. For 20 years, we’ve helped machining and manufacturing companies become more agile, adaptive and competitive in a changing global market that demands fast delivery of quality products at a low cost.
Whether you’re making bearings for baby buggies, a one-off medical machine or high-tech aerospace prototypes, Abel for Precision Engineering gives you the automation, flexibility and end-to-end visibility to optimize production and machinery, improve pricing and overall efficiency, and grow your bottom line.
A System That’s Flexible And Easy To Use
With Abel for Precision Engineering, you’ll have all the information and insight you need to precisely manage costs and complex business processes in one integrated system: sales and quotes, stock, scheduling, production, financials, machine usage and delivery.
What’s more, our easy-to-use system gives you real-time visibility and traceability of critical information wherever you are – in the office, on the factory floor or on the road – so you can respond quickly and confidently to any production problem, quality issue or customer request.
The Right Solution For Your Business
We know every business is different. That’s why we take the time to understand what you do instead of promoting off-the-shelf solutions. We collaborate with our customers to create a cost-effective, purpose-built system designed for your particular needs.
We’re innovators too, so we’ve developed many specialized precision engineering tools (like a system link to bespoke design drawings) to help simplify your business and cut costs – and give you a competitive edge. And because of our built in design flexibility, every customized option is seamlessly and inexpensively integrated into your Abel system.
End-To-End Control Of Supply Chain
In today’s rapidly changing global marketplace, it’s essential for precision engineering companies to maximize every supply chain opportunity and control costs. Our core tools and automation provide the lean and robust manufacturing and engineering systems to manage your margins and deliver the highest quality products to customers on time.
Abel for Precision Engineering ensures control, efficiency and real-time traceability of your entire machining and manufacturing processes, from ad-hoc prototyping and one-off machine builds to long production runs.
Workflow automation to instantly convert sales quotes to orders and schedule production, ensuring quick response to orders, accurate delivery times, and precise control of costs and margins
Flexibility to quickly and efficiently integrate new designs and jobs into production and accelerate your time to market
Automated procurement to reduce waste, lead times and overheads by integrating purchasing, sales, stock, receipting, invoicing, dispatch and shipping
Integrated real-time sales, production, scheduling, costing and other financial data to capture full costs of materials, labor and machine use – and precisely analyze performance and profit
” I call Abel a genuine 21st century solution. Its ability to meet virtually every possible request is quite unique. ”
Geoff Carston, General Manager
Abel’s Complete Solution
Abel for Precision Engineering is a complete solution, integrating a range of business functions to efficiently manage all the complexities of precision machining and manufacturing into a single system:
Supply Chain Management
Production and Quality Control
Detailed Production Data
Demand Planning and Forecasting
Enterprise Portal Integration
Field Service Management
Specialized Pricing Features
Foreign Currency Handling
Fully Integrated Financials
Imported data from “Design Systems”
Scalability And Agility To Grow With you
Whatever your business aspirations, Abel for Precision Engineering is designed to get you to the market quickly, grow without constraint, and adapt to changing industry and customer demands without the need of a new business system or costly redevelopments.
When it’s time to create a new job or product, Abel can easily match new design builds with inventory to identify the most cost-effective suppliers and processes. Smooth and safe integration of prototypes to the production line is handled through our Bill of Materials (BOM) and Designer BOM capability.
Whether it’s a one-off order or a request for a million items, only minimal data entry is needed for a seamless transition into production with complete traceability.
“Production used to get bottlenecked and that put a lot of pressure on our team. Now, we can estimate and monitor the progress of jobs more precisely. That makes it a lot easier to schedule new work and give our customers a more accurate delivery date.”
– Mark Wilson, Managing Director of Myriad Engineering
The Abel Advantage
By integrating all the information you need into one system, Abel for Precision Engineering makes it easier for you to manage your costs, enhance customer relationships and grow your business in a highly competitive marketplace.
With our flexible reporting tools and real-time access to precise sales, customer, production and financial data, Abel gives you the insight and confidence to measure performance and make the right business decisions at any time.
And our automated tools and traceability provide cost and quality controls over your entire supply chain – helping you turn your challenges into competitive advantages.
Partnering With Abel
As a global leader in business management software, we take great pride in our customer service and support. We build long-term partnerships not only with our customers but also with industry specialists who help deliver a solution that is right for you and your future needs.
What our customers say:
Director - NZ Drinks
"For NZ Drinks, automation was a great decision, and Abel’s robustness and flexibility provides us with a great foundation for growth,” Kyle says. “If we wanted to quadruple our business tomorrow, we wouldn’t have to change anything."
General Manager - Disc Brakes Australia
"Once you configure Abel to suit your business processes, it just delivers. You get a system that can handle a very high level of complexity which would cost a lot more if you went anywhere else. I hate to think where we might have been today without Abel."
Director of Information Technology - Alsco
"Abel spent time getting to know how our business works and how to make us better. Our accountants are all amazingly surprised how much the new system has simplified their lives. We’ve already reduced the time for closing our monthly reports from nine or ten business days to four."
CEO - Dairy Products NZ
"Abel was the most engaged company we met. Their attitude is very can-do. A whole team of Abel experts came out to understand our specialist equipment and ensure we got the best out of our system, and we have."
Managing Director - Nautech Electronics
"Abel gives us a forecasting advantage. It knows our future production and material requirements and it can predict our stock requirements and stock shortages, ensuring we can respond more quickly to customer orders"
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