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Looking for the best manufacturing software for mid-sized manufacturers and engineering firms?

You've found it: Aptean Unity ERP is a new generation of software for productive manufacturing. This delivers performance beyond the reach of traditional MRP or ERP systems.

Smaller manufacturer? Check out our UnityExpress small business ERP/MRP software.

Achieve more than ‘out of the box’ systems can support: that's why 100s of manufacturing SMEs today run on Sanderson software. Today advantages you gain include:

  • Optimises your capacity with graphical planning tools

    Ensure demand is matched efficiently to your resources with our smart planning tools for capacity and priorities, fed by factory floor data. Plus manages vehicle loading, deliveries etc.

  • Transforms productivity with 'SmartRole' role-based console and workflows

    Transform how your managers identify and respond to priorities and problems. Our exclusive SmartRole interface is action-focused, role-based and eradicates the blindspots of traditional manufacturing software.

  • Declutters your documents with secure digital controls

    Eliminate paperwork from quotation to invoice with auto-generated documents. Plus attach drawings, contracts etc. directly into Unity to enjoy secure version control and remote access

  • NEW: the first Manufacturing Enterprise Optimisation software for UK SMEs

    Typical ERP and MRP systems leave gaps that manufacturers and engineers have to fill with additional systems. Not Unity; we are releasing a new generation software for Manufacturing Enterprise Optimisation

Join the community of advanced manufacturers who enjoy the competitive advantages of our specialist manufacturing software. Whether you are a engineering group or an independent furniture maker, we have you covered with software you can grow into, not out of.


How new Aptean Unity ERP transforms your manufacturing and engineering beyond traditional ERP and MRP:

Operations Hub

Optimises your stock, scheduling, production and quality control to ensure your operation is a ‘smart factory’ – including factory floor touchscreens (SFDC). Learn more

Commerce Hub

Streamlines your quotations and sales, CRM, warranty control and online portals. Learn more

Supply Chain Hub

Manages the performance of your vendors, purchasing and supply chain. Learn more

Finance & Control Hub

Provides with you control via management reporting, workflows, access controls and of course fully integrated Finance and Human Resources capabilities. Learn more

Download a Aptean Unity ERP brochure today

Explore the mould-breaking Aptean Unity ERP manufacturing software by Sanderson, the UK's specialist in MRP, ERP and manufacturing enterprise optimisation. Instant download.
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The best manufacturing software we've ever made

Take your business forward faster without the struggles caused by multiple, disparate systems.

Aptean Unity ERP is your all-in-one manufacturing software to maximise your production capacity, reduce waste and transform your control of profitability and customer service.


Microsoft Office integration transforms real-life productivity

As using Excel, Outlook and Word is often the reality of work, Aptean Unity ERP gives you access to its reports and data directly from your Office applications. Now ensure your staff use data that is accurate and real-time in every task.


Mobile-friendly, web-based interface. Plus apps for sales, inventory and beyond

Speed up key processes with new Aptean Unity ERP running on your mobile devices: smartphone, tablet or handheld. Plus new role-focused apps


Protecting your IT infrastructure with full technical support

Downtime damages your trading so Sanderson protects you with cost effective yet smart IT infrastructure solutions, tailored exclusively for manufacturing SMEs. From your network to your servers to disaster recovery, talk to us first for competitive IT solutions

Outgrowing 'off the shelf' software? Time to try Sanderson

You receive personalised best practices for streamlining your production, sales and supply chain with Aptean Unity ERP from Sanderson. Benefit from 30 years of development experience and replace struggling ERP/MRP systems: let Aptean Unity ERP modernise your factory floor.

Find out why we're the long-term IT partner of 100s of manufacturers across the UK.

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“Our shop floor data was originally collected and calculated manually. We needed a clear view to calculate cost and capacity accurately. Our ability to manage operations has improved dramatically.”

Managing Director, Howard S. Cooke

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