Albaugh Crop Protection | EVS Process Manufacturing Solution

By: Thomas Cutler

Albaugh, Inc. is a U.S. owned company with U.S. manufacturing and formulation facility at St. Joseph, Missouri dedicated to providing the North American distributor with a constant supply of high quality crop protection chemicals that competes on a global cost basis. This central location allows 24-hour delivery to most major distribution outlets using the firm's own fleet of bulk trailers and accredited profession freight carriers.

Today, Albaugh, Inc. is recognized as the largest, wholly-owned, independent formulator and packager of crop protection products in the industry. Albaugh markets products to distribution networks located in all fifty states. The company was founded by Dennis Albaugh in 1979 and he retains 100% ownership of the company today. The company, having experienced rapid growth sought a software technology solution that was designed specifically for chemical process manufacturing and selected Escape Velocity Systems.
Evan Garber, President of Escape Velocity Systems (www.evs-sw.com) recently announced that Albaugh, Inc. selected the firm's process manufacturing software solution. Garber commented, "We are delighted to have a leader in the Agri-business sector recognize the unique merit and value in our technology solution and are confident Albaugh will experience enormous value and benefit."

Escape Velocity Systems (EVS) was formed in 2001 to combine specific industry knowledge related to process manufacturing, distribution, and ERP implementations with cutting edge software development. The company focus is to create tools that enable mid-market enterprises to achieve their goals, focusing on lean processes and ROI. According Garber, "We realize that good ERP software is the hub of information in any process manufacturing enterprise. Timely, reliable, and centralized data are non-negotiable elements for businesses competing in the 21st century."

The term escape velocity refers to the speed that is necessary for an object to overcome gravity and soar into space. EVS provides direct applications for businesses looking for a catalyst, not just a software package. Process manufacturers require the best software solution coupled with industry experience that will accelerate the velocity with which they race towards their goals. The gravity of status-quo opposes aggressive, cutting edge organizations as they strive towards high quality and short lead time delivery while reducing inventories and operating costs.

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