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ECi M1

An ERP system designed by ECi Software Solutions for manufacturing companies.
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ECi M1™ is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, providing total integration and automation of jobs from quoting through invoicing. M1 is a business system designed for small-to-medium manufacturers including job shops, custom, mixed-mode and make-to-order manufacturers. M1 is built with the objective to improve processes. This leads to savings in time, resources and money.

Essential functions of M1:

  • Maintaining contact details for customers and suppliers
  • Scheduling production to efficiently make use of resources
  • Managing production jobs through job costing
  • Controlling inventory of raw materials, finished goods and sub-assemblies
  • Analyzing pre- and post-sales activities
  • Ensuring quality and managing warranties

The implementation and customer service teams will have your M1 system up and running quickly. With dedicated professionals and locations throughout the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Europe, ECi M1 will be with you every step of the way. Training and M1 customer service are always available to ensure you get the most from your ECi M1 ERP system.

Innovative Integration

Developed for Microsoft SQL Server with a Microsoft Outlook look and feel, M1 runs on Windows 7/8 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2012. This makes the software easy to learn, run and maintain, making it the most cost effective solution. It also integrates with your familiar everyday email and document tools Microsoft Word®, Microsoft Outlook® and Microsoft MapPoint®. State-of-the-art navigation methods allow users to quickly find information.

Features & Design

The M1 Start Page features a fully configurable dashboard so that you can monitor pertinent parts of the business. All information is in real time. Powerful yet easy-to-use customization tools let you tailor M1 grids, forms and reports to your needs. The Mail Merge function allows you to merge M1 fields into any Mail Merge document. Send documents to multiple contacts at once, and include attachments from within any module. Quickly and easily transmit your advertising material to large groups of contacts and increase your marketing power.


With M1, you make the software work for you. Ensure your unique business processes are handled as you see fit. M1 does not force you to fit your business to the software. Additionally, all standard reports can be customized and new reports created using the industry standard Crystal Reports.

Popular Functionality Modules

Labor Management Collect and control employees’ labor hours Define shifts with start and end times, grace periods, and payroll information Record critical information relating to each…

Quality/Warranty Management M1 Quality Management will provide the tools necessary to monitor and maintain your quality standards and ensure your quality certifications. Inspect your incoming materials,…

System Security Control user access to company information View a complete audit trail of changes View the change type, date, user and view details of what changed Specify the report and…

Inventory Management Control raw materials, finished goods and sub-assemblies Ensure accurate stock records through automatic allocations, stock receipts and issues Obtain accurate stock…

Product Configurator M1’s Product Configurator will allow you to offer superior service to your customers by simply and easily being able to configure products to their exact needs. Build custom…

Complete Functionality Module List

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