Steel Manager III from 4GL Solutions to be installed at Charles C. Lewis Co.
Markham, ON — February 28, 2013 —4GL Solutions announced today the signing of an agreement to install their leading ERP metal specific software Steel Manager III at the Charles C. Lewis Co., of Springfield, MA. Commenting on the agreement, George Walton, President of 4GL Solutions said, “The Charles C. Lewis Co. was founded in 1886 making them one of the oldest metal service centers in New England. We are proud to say that after an extensive review of ERP software, the Charles C. Lewis Co. has chosen 4GL Solutions as their ERP software partner. Charles C. Lewis specializes in the sale and processing of plate products, and Steel Manager III’s ability to accurately account in real time for inventory in all three locations, including drops, automatically capture processing costs at the quote level and even present a picture of the drop for the sales staff, were a few of the many reasons SM3 was their software of choice”.
“As Charles C. Lewis specializes in the selling and processing of plate, we required a business management software application that could keep tight control over our plate inventory in New England and the vast amount of customer furnished material in all three locations while being able to capture all our processing costs at the quote level. After a thorough search for ERP software suppliers we decided that the functionality available with Steel Manager III from 4GL Solutions was an ideal fit for our plate processing business, and we look forward to the implementation process”, commented Jack Corrigan, President of Charles C. Lewis Co.
In addition to Steel Manager III (SM3) Charles C. Lewis also will be installing 4GL's MTR Automation Module, making the retrieval and electronic delivery of Material Test Reports effortless.
About Charles C. Lewis Co.
Charles C. Lewis Co., founded in 1886 with the corporate headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts, stocks thousands of tons of carbon and alloy steel plate for distribution to manufacturers in New England and New York and distributors throughout the United states and Canada. Two additional production facilities are located in Bedford, OH and Conshohocken, PA.
Inventoried items are available in a wide variety of thickness and pattern size in A-36, Low Carbon Free Machining, 4140 Annealedand 4140 Heat Treated. Many other grades area available upon request including A516 Grade 70, 8620 and 1045. All material is certified to ASTM or AISI standards.
In addition, Charles C. Lewis stocks prefinished carbon and alloy plates including: A-36 (Stripped Plate), 4140 Annealedand 4140 Heat Treated
The Charles C. Lewis Company specializes in value added benefits. Orders can be Flame Cut, Saw Cut, Stress Relieved, Flattened, Sand Blasted, Planner Milled, Blanchard Ground, and Surface Ground. All processing capabilities are available for toll processing of customer-supplied material.
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 a completely integrated system encompassing inventory management, purchasing, sales, in-house processing, outside processing, shipping, bar coding, MTR retrieval, accounts payable, accounts receivable and a complete 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.
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