Crowe Metals Accelerator is a specialized metals ERP solution with the power to transform your business. 

Whether you’re looking to improve operations, better manage costs, or grow your company, you need the ability to adjust rapidly without cutting into your bottom line. 

Crowe Metals Accelerator for Microsoft Dynamics™ 365 is a scalable robust, metals ERP cloud solution that directly addresses the unique business demands of metals companies. 

Prepare your metals business for future growth

Standardize more efficient business processes and increase productivity with a metals ERP.

Make smarter decisions faster

Get accurate data and real-time analytics from your metals ERP. With this information, you can minimize labor cost and invest in more profitable products.

Enable faster innovation with continuous updates 

Gain access to the latest innovations from both Microsoft and Crowe as they are rolled out in automatic updates.

Gain a competitive advantage 

Leverage built-in Microsoft Azure™ artificial intelligence and machine learning to forecast customer demand and avoid costly machine downtime.

Crowe Metals Accelerator is designed for the unique needs of the entire metals supply chain.

Service centers

Get the tool set to help improve customer service, increase inventory visibility, and plan operations better.

Producers

Optimize material planning, integrate production control, and improve quality management.

Toll processors

Communicate in real time to manage inventory, production specifications, quality, shipping, and receiving.

Pipe and tube

Provide end-to-end visibility to inventory dimensions such as OD/ID, pipe schedule, tube gauge shape, and length to allow for faster order fulfillment.

Service centers

Get the tool set to help improve customer service, increase inventory visibility, and plan operations better.

Producers

Optimize material planning, integrate production control, and improve quality management.

Toll processors

Communicate in real time to manage inventory, production specifications, quality, shipping, and receiving.

Pipe and tube

Provide end-to-end visibility to inventory dimensions such as OD/ID, pipe schedule, tube gauge shape, and length to allow for faster order fulfillment.

Wire and cable

Manage your manufacturing processes for better cost tracking and analysis of product performance.

Extruders

Track materials specifications; get visibility to inventory dimensions; buy, sell, produce, and price the same material using the optimal UOM.

Precious metals and commodities

Understand your precious metals market position and manage the precious metals you use from purchase to sale.

Recyclers

Get end-to-end chain visibility for varying grades of metals, manage commodity-based market fluctuations, improve processing visibility and cost.

Wire and cable

Manage your manufacturing processes for better cost tracking and analysis of product performance.

Extruders

Track materials specifications; get visibility to inventory dimensions; buy, sell, produce, and price the same material using the optimal UOM.

Precious metals and commodities

Understand your precious metals market position and manage the precious metals you use from purchase to sale.

Recyclers

Get end-to-end chain visibility for varying grades of metals, manage commodity-based market fluctuations, improve processing visibility and cost.

Drive your metals business forward with advanced technology.

This metals ERP solution builds on the strength and adaptability of Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Metals sales analytics

Monitor manufacturing cost, inventory value, surcharges, and commodity markets. 

Sales analysis

Inventory management

Optimize inventory across multiple locations no matter what the form, including coil, bar, plate, pipe, tube, billet, ingot, wire, cable, and fabricated parts. 

Nesting optimization

Optimize quoting, planning, and material usage with embedded linear nesting and a prebuilt integration with SigmaNEST® software.

Specification management 

Customer-defined order specifications are linked directly to manufacturing processes. 

Inventory by dimension and attribute

Characteristics such as grade, thickness, and diameter are tracked, viewed, and shared seamlessly across all shapes, including coil, sheet, plate, bar, pipe, tube, wire, slab, and billet. 

Quality management 

Integrated quality checks – from purchased material receipt through production reporting. 

Flexible unit conversions 

Flexible conversions allow items to be purchased, stocked, sold, produced, and priced in different units of measurement. 

Specification management 

Customer-defined order specifications are linked directly to manufacturing processes. 

Inventory by dimension and attribute

Characteristics such as grade, thickness, and diameter are tracked, viewed, and shared seamlessly across all shapes, including coil, sheet, plate, bar, pipe, tube, wire, slab, and billet. 

Quality management 

Integrated quality checks – from purchased material receipt through production reporting. 

Flexible unit conversions 

Flexible conversions allow items to be purchased, stocked, sold, produced, and priced in different units of measurement. 

Scrap and remnant material management 

Inventory is optimized through cut- and slit-planning and melt makeup workbenches, including a prebuilt integration with SigmaNEST® software.

Parent/child material traceability

Heat traceability is maintained throughout the supply chain, including inventory and production processing. 

Actual and theoretical weight tracking 

Weight variances and random lengths are handled with ease.

Optimized order entry 

Search inventory by attribute and calculate promise dates based on material availability and processing times, helping deliver faster customer service.

Scrap and remnant material management 

Inventory is optimized through cut- and slit-planning and melt makeup workbenches, including a prebuilt integration with SigmaNEST® software.

Parent/child material traceability

Heat traceability is maintained throughout the supply chain, including inventory and production processing. 

Actual and theoretical weight tracking 

Weight variances and random lengths are handled with ease.

Optimized order entry 

Search inventory by attribute and calculate promise dates based on material availability and processing times, helping deliver faster customer service.

Pricing built for metals

Flexible price models allow pricing by attribute or weight brackets, cost plus pricing, and commodity price management. 

Mill test reports/product certifications 

Automatically import mill test reports from vendors and generate product certifications for customers.

Pricing built for metals

Flexible price models allow pricing by attribute or weight brackets, cost plus pricing, and commodity price management. 

Mill test reports/product certifications 

Automatically import mill test reports from vendors and generate product certifications for customers.

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Contact us today to learn more about the benefits and features of the Crowe Metals Accelerator and see it for yourself.

Questions? Our team is ready to help. 

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