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Steel Manager III from 4GL Solutions installed at Nivert Metal Supply

Stouffville, ON — February 10, 2017 — 4GL Solutions announced today the installation of their leading ERP metal specific software Steel Manager III at Nivert Metal Supply, Inc. in Throop, PA. Commenting on the agreement, George Walton, President of 4GL Solutions said, “We are proud to say that after an extensive review of ERP software, Nivert Metal Supply has chosen 4GL Solutions as their ERP software partner. Nivert offers their customers a vast array of products and value-added services and were searching for a metal specific ERP software system that was highly integrated and automated to increase the efficiency and productivity of both their sales force and shop staff. Steel Manager III’s complete control over inventory, including drops, and the many automated features within Steel Manager III that allows their staff to focus on what’s important, selling and servicing their customers, were a few of the many reasons SM3 was their software of choice”.

Louis Nivert, President of Nivert Metal Supply said they moved to the new operating system to modernize and steam-line both warehouse and back office operations. “This system provides the necessary functionality to help our business grow for the next generation. It allows us to give customers more detailed information more quickly and efficiently while ensuring we have state of the art accounting and recording systems in place. It takes our business and quality assurance practices to the next level,” Mr. Nivert said.

In addition to Steel Manager III (SM3) Nivert also installed SM3’s MTR Automation Module, making the retrieval and electronic delivery of Material Test Reports effortless, the Barcoding module which allows the use of bar code scanners to enter the details of inventory, orders, picking slips etc into SM3, dramatically increasing the speed in which this information is captured as well as the Linear Nesting module will automatically present the long product inventory that will satisfy the order, at either the quote or sales order stage, while minimizing waste and maximizing yield.

About Nivert Metal Supply

Nivert Metal Supply is a local, family owned and operated business that has served Northeast Pennsylvania for more than 75 years. The company was founded as Albert Nivert & Co. by bothers Albert & Harry Nivert in 1936. The business started as a scrap and then started selling stock material soon afterwards. As the business grew over the next few years, the brothers decided to split into two separate companies. Al moved the scrap business to Minooka and Harry established Nivert Metal Supply Inc.

Today Nivert Metal Supply occupies a 125,000 sq. ft. facility in Throop, PA. At any given time, you’ll find more than 7,000 tons of high-quality metals at the warehouse, including a wide variety of products are available including Hot Rolled Carbon Bar, Angle, Beam and Channel, Plate, Sheet, Cold Finished Bar, Pipe and Tube, Stainless, Aluminum, Brass, Expanded Metal and Grating and Threaded Rod.

The quality processing capabilities at Nivert Metal Supply Inc include four vertical band saws, two horizontal band saws, two shears, two burn tables, one aluminum plate saw, one rebar shear and a cold saw. Nivert has the capacity to fill any size metal order quickly.

Nivert is run by Harrys son, Louis. He began working with the company full-time in 1971. Louis daughter, Rebecca, joined the company in 2009 and was soon joined by her brother, Aaron, in 2012. As the second and third generations run the company and with over 75 years of experience in the metal industry, Nivert Metal continues to serve their valued customers in Northeast Pennsylvania and will continue to do so for decades to come.

About 4GL Solutions

Steel Manager III (SM3), is a comprehensive, fully integrated ERP solution created exclusively for the metals industry which includes full functionality in the areas of Inventory Management, Purchasing, Quoting, Sales, Linear Nesting, Plate Nesting Integration, Inside Processing, Outside Processing, Production Scheduling, Picking, Shipping Manifest, complete Accounting, extensive Reporting, Barcoding and much more. The flexibility of SM3 makes it an ideal solution for all metal centers, whether you are a general line distributor, or focus on pipe & tube, valves & fittings, OCTG products, tool steel, bar, plate, flat rolled products, perforated and expanded metal, mesh, wire rope, specialty steel and structural steel, architectural metals, along with any other type of metal.

4GL Solutions Enterprise Steel Manager III Metal Center software system is installed in customer sites throughout Canada and the United States, and internationally.


For more information, please contact:

Paul Parsons

Vice President, Sales & Marketing




Steel Manager III