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Unibor runner up in Manufacturer of The Year Awards 2013 with Microsoft Dynamics NAV from Azzure IT

Sheffield-based drilling and cutting machine manufacturer Universal Drilling & Cutting Equipment (Unibor) has been named a runner up for the ICT in Manufacturing Award at The Manufacturer of the Year Awards (TMYA) 2013.
    SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND, January 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Following its acquisition by Japanese tooling giant, Nitto Kohki, it was vital Unibor updated its ERP system to be able to deliver the strict financial reporting required by the Japanese stock exchange. The company implemented Microsoft Dynamics NAV in March 2013 with Azzure IT as the implementation partner.

The successful implementation saw the company nominated for the ICT in Manufacturing Award at the annual TMYA, hosted by The Manufacturer magazine at the ICC in Birmingham on December 4 2013. The judges were looking for the company that had made 'the most significant progress in implementing and successfully operating an information and communication technology infrastructure with demonstrated return on investment'. Unibor was shortlisted with just five other finalists.

"We're delighted to be a finalist in this years' Manufacturer of The Year Awards. It's a fantastic recognition of what we've achieved," says Unibor's finance director, Steve Bracey.

Founded over 30 years ago, Universal Drilling & Cutting Equipment is a world leader in the manufacture of broaching hole cutters and electro-magnetic drilling machines, which it sells under its Unibor brand. It exports 90% of its production to Europe and the USA.

The implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV has provided full integration across Unibor's satellite offices, and dramatically improved management of the business, from purchase order through works order and sale orders, to accounts.

"It's wonderful news that Unibor was shortlisted for the ICT in Manufacturing Award and we're very happy that the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is making such a difference to the business," says Craig Such, Managing Director of Azzure IT.

About Azzure

Azzure IT is a specialist ERP solution provider with over 20 years' experience delivering software solutions to small and medium sized businesses. Specialising in end-to-end Microsoft Dynamics-based IT solutions, Azzure IT helps businesses improve efficiency and productivity in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, process, service and professional services. With an extensive portfolio, Azzure is committed to finding the right, quality solution for its customers.


Azzure software solutions are all based on Microsoft technology and include both on-premise and managed cloud (Internet) based services. Azzure's cloud based solutions are available as 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) which means you only pay for the software you use, when you need it. For companies looking for accounting or business software, including full enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM), Azzure provides market-leading Microsoft Dynamics NAV. All solutions are scalable to fit your business whatever the size or budget.

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Azzure also offers a Total Support Service for businesses looking for a partner to help manage their entire IT strategy and support. Azzure takes a partnership approach so you can get direct access to its skills and services. By providing totally cohesive support for all your IT systems, even working with companies' existing suppliers, Azzure ensures you get the best service levels from a single contact point so you can concentrate on what you do best.

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