INDIANAPOLIS - Estes Design and Manufacturing Inc., a full service sheet metal fabrication company, announced an agreement with Visiprise Inc. to utilize the Visiprise Shop Floor Scheduler in its operation.

The Visiprise Shop Floor Scheduler is a manufacturing scheduler that integrates planning and execution. It provides management with a top-level overview of workflow and contains the tools necessary to alleviate capacity problems. At the same time, it schedules production personnel according to their varied skill levels to maximize output.

Estes Design and Manufacturing plans to incorporate this tool with its Made2Manage® ERP system to shorten lead-times and provide world-class delivery performance to its customers.

“We expect the Visiprise Scheduler to help us utilize our high tech processes more effectively to better serve our customers and their dynamic needs,” said Ron Estes, vice president of operations.

Estes Design and Manufacturing said it partners with technology leaders to provide customer satisfaction through improved product quality, processing speeds, and fabrication from the simplest to the most complex parts. For more information, visit

Publication date:12/18/2006