Everything you need to know about Sicon Manufacturing for Sage 200

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As you may already be aware Sage has announced a new partnership with Sicon.

As a result, Sage will now be providing the Sicon Manufacturing suite as their solution of choice for the SME UK Manufacturing market. We understand that this is quite a change so we wanted to put everything you need to know about Sicon Manufacturing in one place.

You may be thinking that Sage 200 already has a well-established Manufacturing module. So why the move to Sicon, who are Sicon and what does Sicon Manufacturing do that Sage 200 doesn’t?

The reality is that the Sage 200 Manufacturing module has not been enhanced significantly for some time. Resulting in Sage, recently, announcing that their Manufacturing module has now moved to extended support status.

Unlike the legacy Sage offering, the Sicon manufacturing suite is constantly being developed and is also available as a group of optional modules. Meaning that you can choose which ones you wish to implement for your business, at the pace that suits you. Read on to find out everything you need to know about Sicon Manufacturing for Sage 2oo.

Who are Sicon?

Sicon have been developing software applications for integration with Sage for over 20 years. They are now well established as the leading Sage 200 ISV in the UK and Ireland. Sicon develops and designs applications solely for Sage 200 and their products are innovative, high quality & highly functional additions.

The Sicon Manufacturing Module

The integrated nature of the Sicon Sage 200 Manufacturing suite allows efficient resource planning at every stage of the production process. The Solution has an array of modules available:

It is very easy to mould this software around your existing business requirements. So that the software works for you, not the other way around.

This product becomes the key processing engine, with the ability to amend works orders during assembly and update operations with true costs from the shop floor data capture module.

While it may seem solely suited to the practical, manufacturing side of the business, that is not the case. If you need to integrate your Manufacturing with Project Accounting this is no problem. Works Order fully integrates with Sicon Projects so you can see ongoing commitments and WIP in your projects as the production process progresses.

How do you move from Sage to Sicon?

If you are already a current Sage 200 Manufacturing user then you can migrate to Sicon Manufacturing with ease! It retains the Sage 200 Bill of Materials module at its core, making migration a simple procedure without the need for lengthy data imports.

Alongside this, Sage, Sicon and Smith Cooper have put together several ‘Migration Offers’ which we can discuss with you as appropriate.

What if you don’t use Sage 200 Manufacturing?

At PKF Smith Cooper Systems, we have the knowledge and the capability to migrate your data from a range of business solutions. If you would like to find out if Sicon Manufacturing is the next step for you then please contact the team via the enquiry form or call 01332 959 008.

If you would like to discuss Sicon Manufacturing in more detail, please call 01332 959 008 or fill out the enquiry form.

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