Version 6.6 of M1 by B&G released as User Base Tops 700


With its Australian and international user base now topping
seven hundred installed sites the M1 by B & G™ ERP program for growing
small to medium sized manufacturing businesses, the development company Bowen
& Groves has released the latest version of the software featuring a range
of valuable new enhancements.

Announcing the release of the latest Version 6.6 of M1 by B
& G, Geoff Groves chief executive of Bowen & Groves notes that in
addition to the vast array of business analysis and productivity tools M1 now
has an enhanced interface with Microsoft Office and other industry standard and
popular software programs.

“Many businesses are looking to reduce their IT costs so in
releasing our latest Version 6.6 of M1 by B & G we have added a number of
new enhancements, particularly the interface with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook,
OpenOffice and Thunderbird.

“For instance some of the specific features include the
ability to create call records from emails, and the ability to save selected
attachments, increased memos on orders and enhanced mail merge so that it
functions with OpenOffice together with the ability to email related
attachments and to access contacts direct from the software.

“Integration with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone
systems has enhanced our users ability to meet the demands for customer

“M1 now has the ability to display the customer’s details as
soon as the phone rings and making a phone call is as simple as clicking a

“For our Australian, UK, US and Canadian users we have
also added support for Google maps.

“We have now added the ability to use the Shop Floor Entry
Data Collection module with a PDA, creating a perfect tool for customers who
have employees in remote locations or service representatives in the field.

“In total we have added some 42 new features in the latest
upgrade and many of these reflect specific user requests as effectively fine
tuning to specific manufacturing industry requirements” Geoff Groves added.

M1 by B & G has always been noted as ERP software that
offers the most comprehensive array of modules.

In addition state of the art navigation methods allow users
to quickly locate what they are looking for and the smart screen technology
means that it is not necessary to have multiple screens open.

The M1 by B & G ERP software has won a reputation for
its affordability, low implementation cost, user friendliness and simple

“Through our program design and customer support we are
completely focussed on making the management of a manufacturing business easier
as well as cost effective” Geoff Groves added.

Further information on M1 by B & G can be accessed from
the website or
by contacting the Australian headquarters of the company on 613 854 1300 or by