Bobco Metals in Los Angeles Chooses Steel Manager III (SM3) from 4GL Solutions
Markham, ON — April 2, 2012 —4GL Solutions announced today the signing of agreements to install their ERP metal center specific software, Steel Manager III, at Bobco Metals, one of the oldest metal companies in Los Angeles, California. “We are very happy to welcome Bobco Metals to the 4GL Solutions customer family”, said George Walton, President of 4GL Solutions. “While Bobco Metals is one of the oldest metal centers in Los Angeles, they are also aggressively expanding in Southern California. The addition of a tube mill and a new location in Burbank, Ca is just the beginning of their expansion plans. Bobco was searching for ERP software that was specifically developed for the metals industry, would provide the functionality to accommodate their wide variety of products and value added services, and accommodate their sizeable retail business. Steel Manager III is ideally suited for metal centers such as Bobco.”
In addition to Steel Manager III, Bobco Metals also installed 4GL’s MTR Automation module, making the retrieval and automatic Emailing or faxing of Material Test Reports effortless.
Fred Shooshani, Co-Owner of Bobco Metals, had this to say about the agreement, “We looked at a number of ERP systems, and two of our main requirements was having a system that not only had a strong foundation with all the functionality we need to effectively run our expanding business, but also one that was easy to use. Steel Manager III is the system we were looking for”.
About Bobco Metals
Founded in the early Fifties, and located in greater Los Angeles on almost five acres, Bobco Metals has a vast selection of products including tube, sheets, round bar, strip, square, plates, I-beams, ornamental and structural, diamond plate, ornamental fence, corrugated, expanded and perforated metals. Products also include wrought iron, railings, posts, square tube, cast iron, threaded rod, rebar, plasma cutting, barbed wires, welding and industrial supplies.
Bobco Metals is also a distributor for LINCOLN, MAKITA, and DESCO TOOLS, as well as SIMPSON STRONG-TIE, RED HEAD, HARRIS, INDITAL and KWICKSET LOCKS. OrnamentalSupply, Chain-Link Supply, Paint, General Hardware, Cutting and Grinding Disc, etc.
Services include flame cutting, High definition Plasma cutting, Shear cutting, press brake bending, rebar bending and cutting, welding and light fabrication, drilling, punching, saw cutting, and custom fabrication.
About 4GL Solutions
4GL Solutions, founded in 1984, is a leading source for customized ERP Metal Center Software, specifically designed for the steel and metal industry. Our state-of-the-art Steel Manager III (SM3) metal industry software package is an enterprise level, completely integrated system encompassing inventory management, purchasing, sales, in-house processing, outside processing, shipping, bar coding, MTR retrieval, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger program.
4GL Solutions’ Enterprise Steel Manager III Metal Center software system is installed in customer sites throughout Canada and the United States, and internationally in the Middle East.
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