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ERP system. "Now whenever we search for that part number in M-Files, it brings up all related company documents including the JPEG image of the part." Storing mul ple contacts per company Another overlooked detail is that the SysPro ERP database at Morris only allows one contact person per customer or vendor. In reality, Morris staff communicates with several representa ves from big customers like Tyson or Bu erball, and a number of different salespersons at large suppliers. Kent can easily augment the ERP by incorpora ng the new contact fields in M-Files. "It's easy enough to pull back all the contact informa on we already have in the ERP system and put it M-Files where we can then link to addi onal informa on," explains Kent. "So instead of looking up a name in the ERP, we look it up in M-Files. It's much quicker than actually logging into the ERP system, and it provides us much more informa on." All-purpose, easy-to-use document control Kent finds M-Files extremely effec ve at keeping Windows documents organized and secured in a way that any employee can understand. Because M-Files integrates directly with the Windows opera ng system, users simply use the familiar Windows Explorer interface as they normally would to access files. They can also find the M-Files interface through the File Open and Save commands in any Windows applica on. Linking the user-friendly M-Files directly with the ERP for special tasks gives Morris an integrated system with complete document management capabili es. About Morris & Associates Morris & Associates are the chilling specialists. A leading manufacturer of packaged refrigera on equipment since 1949, Morris engages in both U.S. domes c and worldwide export markets. Morris & Associates develops commercial poultry chillers, water rechillers, heat exchangers, ingredient pumps, industrial icemakers, and ice rakes and bins. To see all Morris products, please visit: www.morris-associates.com. ■ "One of the great things about M-Files is you can use SQL queries to directly pull information from our existing ERP databases and link it to documents, projects and contacts in M-Files." -Heather Kent Information Technology Manager, Morris & Associates M-Files Inc. 5050 Quorum Drive Suite 600 Dallas, TX 75254 Phone: 972-516-4210 Fax: 972-516-4211 M-Files Corporation Hatanpään valtatie 26 33100 Tampere Finland Phone: +358 3 3138 7500 Fax: +358 3 3138 7550 sales@m-files.com www.m-files.com ©2012 by M-Files Inc. M-Files is a registered trademark of M-Files Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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