[fa icon="plus-square"] We are manufacturers but we also sell spare parts. Is Genius Manufacturing software a good fit for us?
Yes - Genius Manufacturing focuses on manufacturing companies, but a lot of our customers need to buy/resell, do repair jobs, cumulate cost on machines, etc. If your primary focus is manufacturing, we have the tools to help you grow and succeed!
[fa icon="plus-square"] Will we be able to meet the extremely strict standards of our industry regarding lot tracking, expiration dates and document management?
Yes - our clients include leaders in such industries as ASME Pressure Vessels - Genius Manufacturing software meets their needs very easily. We will be pleased to show you how during a demonstration.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can I have performance indicators set to my standards?
Yes - Genius Manufacturing software has a set of indicators, reports, alerts and dashboards that can provide you with any information you need. All these tools are designed to be easily customizable by you when you choose and should not require our assistance.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Do I need to invest in expensive technology to use Genius Manufacturing software?
No - our software runs on standard Microsoft platforms that are easily purchased and reasonably priced. We also have a Saas/Cloud option, in addition to on-premise installation.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can I use your software to record my payroll hours?
Yes - Genius Manufacturing software includes a time collection system using bar codes. This time can then be used for the monitoring of production, the cost of your project and to accumulate employee payroll hours.
[fa icon="plus-square"] I see that you are a SolidWorks partner, but we mainly use Autodesk. Will your software still work for us?
Yes - though we have a direct link to Inventor, we are continuously developing tools to ease communications with other design software, such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, but we have the toolset and the expertise to help you save a lot of time even if you use another CAD software.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Should I manually enter all my existing data into Genius?
No - Genius Manufacturing software has a database that is open and unencrypted. It provides you with an interface to import/export your data simply and effectively, saving you significant time.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can I buy only certain modules?
Genius Manufacturing software is not modular. By nature, it's a full package that is included with the purchase of user licenses. The very affordable price will allow you to purchase a complete system without the worry of not having all the tools you need to do your job.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can we use Genius Manufacturing on a monthly subscription based like a Cloud and Software-as-a-Servce (SaaS) model?
Yes - you can either buy the software or use it on a subscription basis. After a year, you can move from SaaS/Cloud to on-premise if you change your mind.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How does Genius differ from your competitors?
What makes us unique is that we have vertical expertise and deal directly with our customers. Not all manufacturers are a good fit for our software, We do not offer a one-size-fits-all solution. Complex manufacturers, such as Machine Builders, Pressure Vessels and Transportation Equipment are the industries where we deliver the best fit.
[fa icon="plus-square"] We buy our steel by the pound, but consume it by the square foot. Can Genius Manufacturing software help me?
Yes - our software has a unit converter that allows you to convert your measurement without any problems.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can we have customizations made to the software?
Normally, Genius Manufacturing can be tailored using the Configuration Options. In certain cases, where it brings value to a customer, we can customize the software. When we do customizations, we make sure that your version of Genius Manufacturing will still be compatible with the next release. Alerts and reports can be modified by you as you want without changing the behavior of the software.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can I access Genius Manufacturing remotely?
Yes - there are a range of tools available that will allow you to access your Genius Manufacturing software from anywhere in the world within a secure environment. All indicators, reports, dashboards and alerts are also accessible to you through your smartphone.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Can I keep my accounting software?
Yes - Genius is a partner of the largest providers of accounting software on the market. We interface with Sage 300, Sage 50 CAD, and QuickBooks. If your use a different accounting system, our team will be able to quickly evaluate what sort of additional investment will be required.
[fa icon="plus-square"] I'm afraid of having to hire staff just to enter data.
Genius Manufacturing is specifically designed for small business to make this an easy process. Genius allows you to quickly enter your data so you will not have to hire more staff.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How long does a project take to be completed?
Each project is unique and implemented based on your needs, your requirements, and especially on your availability. After reviewing the extent of the implementation your require, and with our extensive years of experience, we will be able to explain our methodology and better evaluate the required time.
[fa icon="plus-square"] Does Genius offer financing assistance?
Genius can assist you with leasing options. This is beneficial from a fiscal perspective and is easy to obtain.
[fa icon="plus-square"] How is the software priced?
Our licenses are sold on a per user basis and all main modules are included in the first license. All licenses can be purchased in concurrent mode. This allows different employees to share licenses. Some licenses are named users and we also have a few modules that are sold separately. With the SaaS/Cloud option, the price is based on a monthly price but is invoiced 12 months at a time.
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We are the leading developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) manufacturing software specifically designed for small to medium-size custom manufacturers, known across North America for our industry-expertise and service excellence.