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UST Mamiya Selects abas-USA as Their ERP vendor

STERLING, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/13 -- abas-USA is pleased to announce that UST Mamiya has chosen abas Business Software as their new ERP provider.

UST Mamiya is a multi-national manufacturing company, which has been producing innovative golf shafts since 1991. The corporate focus on quality, performance and feel are rooted in the engineering history of the products, which have been awarded "Best in Show" by golfwrx.com in 2013. Additionally, this year a UST Mamiya PROFORCE VTS shaft was used by the winner of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Before abas ERP, they were running transactions for multiple locations with ERP software that was only available to the US division. The manufacturing location in Bangladesh was using spreadsheets to track inventory and production, which resulted in duplicate data entry. A system that supports multi-site manufacturing gives them the ability to integrate sales forecasts, which improves their ability to plan for the long lead time material requirements for product demands.

Barb Turner, Systems Administrator and project lead for UST Mamiya, said the following about abas ERP: "Standardization and role-based business processes with the abas dashboards help where English is a second language. Efficiency is improved and helps growth by guiding users, which helps train new staff on business processes. In addition, the intuitive abas interface and ease of use helps our users to adopt the software."

According to Alan Salton, President of abas-USA, "UST Mamiya went through a long selection process trying to find the ideal ERP solution for their multi-national supply chain. Given their long lead times for materials, forecast requirements, and state of the art product mix, we felt certain that abas ERP would help optimize their business. Our international presence, multi-language mad multi-company capabilities, robust functionality and flexible interface made the choice obvious. I am certain that we will have a great and successful project."

About UST Mamiya

Since 1991, UST Mamiya graphite shafts are favored by recreational and competitive golfers worldwide. In 2009, UST (U.S.) combined operations and assumed responsibility for the sports division of its parent company, Mamiya-OP (Japan) and now leads the drive for quality and innovation globally. Distributed in 30-plus countries, UST Mamiya provides shafts to consumers, retailers, club-fitters and original equipment manufacturers Adams, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, Mizuno, Nike, PING, TaylorMade, Titleist, Wilson and more. Company R&D and manufacturing facilities are in the U.S., Japan, China and Bangladesh. UST Mamiya advisory staff includes renowned instructors among GOLF Magazine's "Top 100" and at Golf Digest's "America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses."

About ABAS

Founded in 1980, ABAS is a leading provider of cost-effective ERP solutions for midmarket manufacturers and distributors. abas Business Software is an ERP & eBusiness application designed specifically for manufacturers in the Assemble-to-Order, Make-to-Order and Engineer-to-Order environment. Our software is priced to fit most budgets while delivering full ERP functionality. Operating on LINUX, Unix and Windows, abas Business Software has the flexibility, scalability and ease of use that has demonstrated consistent ROI to its customers. abas was recently ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the worldwide Intelligent Systems Solution.

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