Aptean Shortlisted for 2017 AMM Awards for Steel Excellence

Alpharetta, GA, April 19, 2017 – Aptean, a leading global provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions, is pleased to announce it is a finalist in the category of Information Technology Provider of the Year. Aptean has been a finalist in this category since its introduction in 2014, and won the award in 2016.

Since 2010, American Metal Market has presented the Awards for Steel Excellence, which is one of the most prestigious and recognizable awards program for the global steel industry. The awards have recognized world-class innovation and excellence in steel and related industries for companies throughout the steel supply chain and by key partners to the industry. Firms that are finalists and winners have demonstrated best practices to achieve outstanding results. They embody best-in-class practices as measured by global standards.

“Aptean recognizes the unique needs of the metals industry. We talk to our customers about where they want to take their organization and how we can help them get there. That collaboration is what takes Aptean solutions to the next level,” said Stevie Hay, Senior Director of Aptean’s Axis and TabWare product lines.

Axis ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is Aptean’s flagship product for the metals industry. Axis is a comprehensive enterprise system designed specifically for metals producers, processors, and service centers. Developed, sold, serviced and supported by professionals with in-depth experience in the metals industry, it integrates production, sales, financial management and analytics around a single, highly accessible base of information to help companies create a competitive advantage in global markets.

TabWare EAM (Enterprise Asset Management) is a robust solution that helps companies maximize asset performance, increase equipment uptime, and reduce maintenance and operational costs, leading to increased profits and ensuring product quality and throughput. With TabWare, organizations are able to get up and running in days, and its high user adoption rates avoid costly, consulting-intensive implementations, leading to increased wrench-time and reduced keyboard time. Flexible deployment options are available, as on-premise for companies who want the software on their own servers, and a cloud computing solution (available commercially as a SaaS or hosted solution) for even faster deployment and adoptions.

Winners are selected by a panel of judges with extensive steel industry leadership experience. Judges evaluate the nominations using a point-based qualitative approach to determine the overall winners. The nomination and judging proccess are audited by and in full compliance with Euromoney/Insitutional Investor guidelines and standards to ensure integrity and objectivity. All winners will be announced live at the awards dinner to be held June 27, 2017 at The Edison Ballroom in New York City. To view the full list of finalists, please visit: http://www.amm.com/Awards-2017Finalists.html

About American Metal Market

American Metal Market (AMM) has been the trust name in metals industry since its first print issue was published in 1992.  AMM and AMM.com provide exclusive news and pricing information for the ferrous and nonferrous metals and recycling markets with a focus on North America and world markets where applicable. As a member of the Metal Bulletin family of information products and services, AMM also offers direct access to the global metals market through its sister publications, research newsletters, information directories, and worldwide conferences.

About Aptean

Aptean is a leading global provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions. We build and acquire industry-focused solutions to support the evolving operational needs of our customers. Our solutions help nearly 6,500 organizations stay at the forefront of their industries by enabling them to operate more efficiently, thereby ensuring higher customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.aptean.com.

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