ETO Mes Software Firm & Canadian Software Firm

By: Thomas Cutler

Trakware Systems is the worldwide leader in manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions for engineer-to-order (ETO) and project-based manufacturers maximizing both profitability and productivity. Trakware specializes in lean business-critical functions such as estimating, advanced scheduling, job costing, production management and labor as well as material shop floor data collection. TRAKware software fully integrates with existing ERP systems, as well as major software providers for financials, engineering design, optimization, payroll and wireless interaction for mobile workers. Trakware recognizes ETO manufacturing as a process and includes a wide range of industry sectors including Architectural Woodworking, Cabinets, Store Fixtures, Doors and Windows, Furniture, Oil and Gas Fabrication, Solid Surface, Metal Fabrication, Yacht-building, and Custom Electronics.
According to Trakware's CEO, Randy Richel, "Our Leadership team is a critical part of the company's success and ensures our ongoing growth." The Leadership Team includes the following professionals:
&bullRandy Richel, P.Eng., CEO & General Manager.

Randy joined Trakware in August, 2004. Previous to Trakware, Randy held senior positions in global product development, software delivery, software quality, product management, strategic partnering, while at MessagingDirect / ACI Worldwide.
&bullCraig Senych, P. Eng., President. Craig joined Trakware in the summer of 2000 as the VP of Business Development, and became the president of the company in September 2003. Previous success results in the areas of sales, marketing, business development, and business unit management experience while at Spartan Controls.
&bullJohn H. C. Pinsent, CA, CFO. Formerly with Ernst & Young - distinguished ten-year career as their Director of Technology; recipient of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta "Early Achievement" Award for 2001 and the 2002 Economic Development Edmonton Ambassador Award.
&bullSam Cooper, Director of Sales. Prior to joining Trakware Sam experienced previous global success results in the areas of sales, marketing, business development and strategic partnerships with MessagingDirect / ACI Worldwide and Sun Microsystems. Sam's education includes an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Montana and was a Presidential Honor Roll Student-Athlete. In addition, he received his MBA from the University of Alberta with an emphasis in finance in 2004.
&bullDarrell Mykitiuk, Research and Development / CTO. Prior to co-founding Trakware in 1995, Mick gained substantial experience with product development for global markets, and software architecture, at both Hewlett-Packard and MPR.

Trakware Systems has been providing integration since 1995 and is a highly configurable, enterprise-wide business solution designed for the requirements of engineer-to-order manufacturing companies worldwide. Trakware combines ERP, MRP, and MES systems from estimation through to final installation in the field. Trakware leverages innovative technologies like XML and GPS-enabled mobile phone or smart phone.

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