American Metal Market Selects Aptean as Finalist for Steel Excellence Awards


American Metal Market Selects Aptean as Finalist for Steel Excellence Awards

Atlanta, June 11, 2014Aptean has been selected as a finalist for “Information Technology Company of the Year” in American Metal Market’s fifth annual Awards for Steel Excellence. A panel of steel industry experts will select the winners, which will be announced at the annual Steel Awards Dinner on June 17 in New York. The awards dinner will be held in conjunction with the global Steel Success Strategies XXIX conference presented by American Metal Market and World Steel Dynamics.

“Our Axis ERP solution for the metals industry helps our customers modernize their facilities, streamline operations and better manage resources,” said Paul Ilse, chief executive officer, Aptean. “Being named a Steel Excellence Awards finalist recognizes our dedication to our customers as they grow their businesses.”

Aptean’s Axis ERP is used by some of the world’s largest metals, wire and cable manufacturers and was developed based on their input on functionality and specifications. Axis ERP delivers innovative, yet practical, solutions to the strategic operational challenges of the metals industry and provides measurable return on investment.

“This year saw a record number of applications and nominations with entries from all sectors of the industry and many parts of the world,” said David Brooks, senior vice president and editor-in-chief of American Metal Market. “Because of the size and caliber of this year’s nomination pool, identifying the finalists that reflect true innovation was a challenge.”


Aptean helps businesses profit, innovate and grow where the work gets done—in the call center, on the floor of the factory, at the end of the assembly line. That’s where Aptean’s CRM, ERP and Supply Chain software applications enable nearly 5,000 customers to satisfy their customers, operate more efficiently and stay at the forefront of their industry. Aptean is where software WORKS.

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