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Research and Development

How do you quickly and efficiently launch new products to the marketplace to meet changing consumer trends?

With an integrated research and development solution. That’s how.

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Meeting Your Product Development Needs

To stay ahead of the competition and on track with new product goals, your research and development (R&D) department need the right tools and access to accurate data.

Our process manufacturing ERP delivers these R&D benefits, and more:

  • Engage in product testing and development without impacting production schedules

  • Protect profits and save valuable time by eliminating the need to disrupt production for R&D

  • Quickly convert approved recipe and formula revisions to live production

  • Streamline entry of new or experimental R&D items

  • Promote collaboration for R&D teams with a user-friendly interface

At Aptean, we know process manufacturing. With that knowledge we’ve developed tailored solutions that help you master your complex challenges straight out of the box.

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Develop and Launch New Products Faster

Sandbox Environment

Experiment and pilot new recipes and formulas while exploring process improvements in a sandbox environment without affecting live production.

Security and Control

Maintain security and control of R&D formulas and recipes for quality review before going to live production. With our ERP’s role-based permissions, only secured users will have access to research information.

Quote Generation

Using real costs from live production, you can auto-calculate pricing based on user-defined margins and formula costs, as well as perform cost analysis on multiple versions.

Revision Control

Track the revision history for formulas to provide necessary evidence of formula origination. With the history data trail, you’ll have the ability to prove compliance to product design throughout formulation.

Other capabilities of our

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software that you’ll love

We know your industry inside out. That expertise enables us to create manufacturing software with the capabilities to solve your specific challenges—ensuring you’re Ready for What’s Next, Now®.

Formula and Recipe Management

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Formula and Recipe Management

The challenge

You have multi-level formulas with numerous revisions. So how do you keep information straight and manufacturer products consistently so customers know what to expect?

The solution

Our ERP manages complex formulas and tracks historical data with detailed production notes. Allowing you to rest assured your customers get the same experience—every time.

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Lot Traceability

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Lot Traceability

The challenge

To stay in business, you need to be able track plants and lots for regulatory compliance. But, how do you document the chain of custody?

The solution

Our ERP tracks and traces compliance throughout the supply chain—from seed to sale. So you can easily assign and manage plant ID and package tags to provide audit trails.

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Material Requirements Planning

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Material Requirements Planning

The challenge

Is your company dealing with inventory overages or shortages? Does the production floor know what goods to manufacture and when to start production?

The solution

Our MRP factors in all supply, demand and forecasts to automate and optimize the purchasing and production schedules. So you know what to buy and what to make.

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Quality and Compliance

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Quality and Compliance

The challenge

In order to maintain a safe and legal supply chain for cannabis and cannabis-related products, proper tracking and transparency measures are critical to your business.

The solution

Our ERP automates compliance with integrated data to state-approved reporting systems. Focus on strain innovation with the ability to track growth cycles and monitor quality.

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Production Scheduling

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Production Scheduling

The challenge

Are you stuck using paper processes and disparate systems to schedule production runs? Is your company suffering from downtime while waiting for materials?

The solution

Simplify scheduling with real-time information and automated schedule generation to increase efficiency and optimize resources throughout the greenhouse and warehouse.

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Ready to start transforming your business?

We’ve got the specialized ERP solutions you need to conquer your industry challenges.

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