MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, April 7 /PRNewswire/ --

- Plantnode(R) Sets the Stage for Long-term Growth and Sustainability

Shoplogix, a developer of Real-time Performance Management (RPM) solutions for sustainable Continuous Improvement, is pleased to announce that Force 9 Business Solutions Ltd. has joined the Shoplogix Value Added Partner (VAP) alliance to distribute RPM solutions across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Manufacturing in the UK and Ireland has a strong long-term future, declared Martin Ambrose, President and CEO of Shoplogix. In this economy only organizations that offer significant value will survive. We believe that this partnership with Force 9 allows British and Irish manufacturers the opportunity to improve productivity, performance and profitability in the short term and set the stage for long-term sustainability, added Ambrose.

Derek Sanderson, Managing Director at Force 9 stated, Plantnode, the Shoplogix suite of RPM products, is complementary to our Enterprise Resource Planning solutions. Plantnode identifies the areas where productivity is lost or can be improved and eliminates the need for manual record keeping by machine operators. Production and machine related data can now be automatically captured and fed into any ERP system with accuracy and reliability so customers can make better, well informed decisions. We believe that Plantnode offers tangible manufacturing insights that can help companies survive a recession by helping to improve quality and cut costs, allowing them to deliver value even in challenging times.


Force 9 is an ERP Independent Software Vendor and Epicor Channel Partner with a wide range of manufacturing business, systems and technical experience and expertise.

Force 9 Business Solutions specializes in implementing and supporting ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems in the manufacturing and distribution sectors in the United Kingdom. Force 9 provides a one-stop shop for ERP, database, operating system software and hardware. We are dedicated to providing customers with the best possible service to maintain our strong base of reference-able accounts.

For more information, visit www.f9solutions.com


Shoplogix is a leading provider of Real-time Performance Management solutions that optimize manufacturing processes to reduce costs and increase profitability. Shoplogix's core offering Plantnode, forms the foundation for real-time continuous improvement by providing manufacturers with the tools to rapidly improve plant performance and the technology to sustain productivity.

For more information visit, http://www.shoplogix.com

Hellen Budaya Pileski, Marketing Communications Manager of Shoplogix Inc., 1-877-469-9994 Ext. 120, pr@shoplogix.com /Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080115/NYTU022LOGO