Exact Celebrates 30th Anniversary of JobBOSS Shop Floor Management Software

Thousands of North American job shops benefit from three decades of technology leadership

Minneapolis, MN, March 26, 2014 – Exact, a leading provider of business software solutions to small and medium-sized manufacturing companies, today celebrates the 30th Anniversary of JobBOSS ².

For over 30 years, JobBOSS ² has helped small to medium manufacturing job shops survive and thrive. More than 7,000 make-to-order and mixed mode manufacturers have chosen JobBOSS ² to help them navigate technology changes, economic cycles and competitive pressures. This year, Exact celebrates the 30th anniversary of JobBOSS ² as a made-in-America software solution.

Matthew Heerey, General Manager for JobBOSS ²:

“The real story is about our customers across North America - their countless small business success stories of growth and manufacturing excellence. Our very first customer, Mack Engineering Corp., still uses JobBOSS ² 30 years later to run their business. They’ve come to rely on JobBOSS ² as a tool to help innovate, stay customer-focused, and optimize quality, efficiency and profits”.


Since 1984 JobBOSS ² continues to power the business for its first customer, Mack Engineering Corporation.

Jackie Salisbury, President/Owner, Mack Engineering, Minneapolis, MN:

“JobBOSS ² detailed job cost and part history reports enable us to analyze performance and profitability job-by-job. And the ability to make changes on the fly allows us to quickly respond to customer needs.”

With all JobBOSS ² Development, Support and Sales staff headquartered in Minneapolis, ongoing collaboration with its first customer continues to inform product development and JobBOSS ² user group engagement.


Built on 30 years’ experience and for one purpose – to improve manufacturing efficiency and profits, JobBOSS ² is the software platform that allows manufactures to start small and grow into a full Manufacturing ERP solution as their business evolves. From automating manual processes to mobile optimization, Exact is the trusted advisor that helps manufacturers navigate technology change and business growth.

Brad Lizen, Owner, M. Lizen Manufacturing Company: “Customers call and change delivery dates. Priority on a job changes. JobBOSS ² adjusts the entire schedule, sometimes several times a day. Our profitability increased 12% last year.”

Exact. Focus on What's Next.

Exact is a leading global supplier of business software. Since we began in 1984, our focus has shifted from supporting financial processes to providing a complete ERP offering for small and medium-sized businesses. Innovative solutions such as Exact Globe, Exact Synergy and Exact Online support over 100,000 customers – local and international companies – in the daily management of their business.

Exact develops industry-specific on-premise and cloud solutions for manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, professional services and accountancy. Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands, and has been listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam as EXACT.AS since June 1999. The company booked revenue of € 213 million in 2013.

For further information about Exact, visit www.exact.com and jobboss.com.

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