November 2, 2009

Earnest & Associates Becomes Infor ERP VISUAL Channel Partner

BALTIMORE, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Earnest & Associates ('E&A') is pleased to announce it has been selected by Infor Global Solutions to represent Infor ERP VISUAL, the leading software solution for midmarket manufacturing companies. E&A's market territory for VISUAL includes the states of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and eastern Tennessee.

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"We are very excited about the business opportunity," said Tim Earnest, president of E&A. "VISUAL's low cost of ownership makes it an ideal solution for emerging manufacturers looking at ERP for the first time as well as larger organizations with more demanding, specialized requirements."

Founded in 1978, E&A has established itself as one of the leading services companies in North America dedicated to supporting the Infor product line, providing industry solutions to over 400 companies located in 25 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. E&A's customers collectively employ over 15,000 people and generate annual revenues in excess of $8 billion dollars. These companies rely on E&A to manage their enterprise software systems including accounting, e-commerce, finance, inventory, MRP, purchasing, sales, warehouse management and other specialized applications.

"The addition of VISUAL to our product portfolio allows E&A to leverage its years of experience in manufacturing industry best practices," commented Mike Manning, director of sales at E&A. "With the addition of seasoned VISUAL business consultants Jeff Alexander and Gary Ussery to our staff, E&A can support a diverse range of manufacturing business models, including engineer-to-order, make-to-order, configure-to-order, make-to-stock, and assembly-to-order," he continued.

For more information, contact Mike Manning at (410) 766-6076 or visit the E&A web site at

About Earnest & Associates (E&A)

Since 1978, E&A has been dedicated to helping businesses implement information technology to increase their productivity and profitability. E&A is the largest services firm in North America specializing in Infor's Distribution Essentials product line with over 400 installations nationwide, including the Infor ERP FACTS, Infor ERP SX.e and Infor ERP TakeStock software systems; as well as Infor ERP VISUAL software for manufacturers. E&A has over 70 employees in eight offices located in Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD (headquarters); Cleveland, OH; Greensboro, NC; Greenville, SC; Miami, FL; Richmond, VA; and Springfield, IL. For additional information, visit

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