Positioning for Growth at Gibraltar Industries

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As the number one supplier of cold-rolled strip steel in North America, Gibraltar Industries wanted to keep the ongoing cost of IT reasonable. Having experienced the high cost of maintaining heavily customized software systems, it decided to use an off-the-shelf enterprise resource planning (ERP) package that was specific to its industry and that effectively supported resource sharing across facilities.

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