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Press Releases -> January 3, 2006

Enhanced Systems & Services Debuts New Version of Finesse ERP System Based on SQL Server 2005

Finesse to Run on Microsoft SQL Server 2005

January 3, 2006, DENVER, Colo. — Enhanced Systems & Services, Inc. ® (Denver, Colo.) — the leading vendor of ERP software for project-oriented manufacturers of capital equipment and highly-engineered products — today announced a new version of the company's flagship Finesse® ERP system. The new version of Finesse is based on Microsoft® Visual Basic.NET technology and runs in the Windows 2000/2003/2005® environment. This intuitive, easy-to-use system offers a rich array of integrated, project-oriented capabilities, including project definition, product data management, project scheduling, and resource planning and scheduling, in addition to core ERP features such as financial and production control as well as supply chain management.

"Over the years, Enhanced Systems & Services has made its name by creating advanced ERP systems designed to handle complex manufacturing projects - an area that requires highly specialized knowledge and unique product features. Now, with the Visual Basic.NET/SQL Server 2005 version of Finesse, system access to that domain expertise is available to enterprises that have standardized on the widely recognized platform. By migrating Finesse to .NET we have reduced both the learning curve and cost of ownership for customers," said Enhanced Systems & Services Vice President of Marketing Michael Braverman. "When you add the cost of ownership advantages to the ease of use and overall familiarity of the new system, our customers really get the best of all worlds."

Finesse at a Glance
The .NET SQL Server 2005 version of Finesse provides comprehensive ERP functionality for engineer-to-order, make-to-order, assemble-to-order, make-to-stock and mixed-mode environments. The suite's sophisticated manufacturing, supply chain, financial and customer service modules - along with powerful project management and engineering capabilities - offer a high level of integration and functional depth, tailored for capital equipment and highly engineered product manufacturing. System modules include estimating, quoting, contract terms and conditions, procurement, scheduling, payroll and human resources, and production and post-production service and warranties. In addition, Finesse incorporates a work breakdown structure (WBS) for each project phase and task, a single central data repository, and extensive reporting features and analysis screens.

Enhanced Systems & Services Debuts Finesse ERP System
Based on Visual Basic/SQL Server and Windows

Because Finesse is highly flexible, customers can choose from among the following 15 modules, as their needs dictate:

• Projects/Contracts/Jobs
• Engineering
• General Ledger
• Accounts Payable
• Accounts Receivable
• Fixed Assets
• Personnel/Payroll/Time and Attendance
• Customer Order Management/RMA/Field Service/Contact Management
• Inventory Control
• Purchasing
• Manufacturing Standards
• Master Scheduling
• Shop Floor Control/Preventive Maintenance
• Materials Requirement Planning
• Capacity Requirements Planning

The Visual Basic/SQL Server 2005 version of Finesse is now shipping. Live production can usually be initiated in as little as 60 days from project inception. Enhanced Systems & Services’ consultants are extremely knowledgeable about the requirements of project-oriented manufacturers and can dramatically reduce the implementation timeframe by using existing, pre-configured business-model templates. Post implementation, Enhanced Systems & Services provides extensive, customized support including, remote diagnostics, business process optimization and other services designed to help customers maximize the benefits of their Finesse system.

Enhanced Systems & Services, Inc.
Enhanced Systems & Services, Inc. of Denver, Colo., has been providing ERP solutions for project-oriented manufacturing since 1983. The privately held company's flagship product, called Finesse, is targeted at organizations that manufacture capital equipment and other highly engineered products. The leader in its market, Enhanced Systems & Services serves hundred of customers across the globe in industries such as factory automation, aerospace and defense, transportation, shipbuilding, and energy and power generation. Customers include KHS Klockner, Advanced Technical Products, Ball Corporation, Halter Marine, Teleflex, Trinity Industries, TRW, United Technologies and many other companies that require an industry-specific, enterprise-wide business application suite. For more information, call 303-425-1237 or visit the company's website at www.essfinesse.com.

Finesse and Enhanced Systems & Services, Inc. are registered trademarks of Enhanced Systems & Services, Inc. All other trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.

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