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IQMS: ERP Software Born on the Shop Floor

IQMS: ERP Software Born on the Shop Floor

IQMS is a leading provider of Manufacturing Software and ERP Software systems for repetitive, process and discrete manufacturing industries. The company is a privately held and is based in Paso Robles, California. IQMS develops and markets its products and solutions to the automotive, medical, packaging, consumer goods, aerospace, defense and other manufacturing industries.

The company history goes back in time to 1989. Since then, IQMS has provided real-time ERP, manufacturing, production monitoring, quality control, supply chain, CRM and eBusiness solutions to manufacturing markets. The company has been included on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest growing privately held U.S. companies from 2011 through 2016.

With offices across North America, Mexico, Europe and Asia, IQMS' EnterpriseIQ manufacturing ERP software keeps manufacturers lean, competitive and profitable in eight languages at manufacturing companies around the world. EnterpriseIQ is innovative and end-to-end ERP software solution that offers manufacturers complete functionality in a scalable solution to support growth and agility to quickly respond to customer demands.

“IQMS Means Manufacturing. It’s not just our tagline, it’s who we are. Born on the shop floor, our manufacturing ERP software is tailored specifically for the manufacturing environment,” says the CEO of IQMS, Gary Nemmers. IQMS understands manufacturing challenges and delivers quality solutions that allow customers to run their businesses better. Structured on accountability, the IQMS system combines manufacturing software, MES software, and ERP software to improve every aspect of the business.


The IQMS mission is to form long-term partnerships with customers based on trust, support, and bottom-line, measurable ROI. Manufacturers worldwide trust IQMS to develop products that meet their needs in a rapidly changing, global manufacturing environment.

IQMS maintains a continual and collaborative dialogue and development environment with its EnterpriseIQ customer base. Through customer-centric resources such as the MyIQMS community forum, IQMS users play a major role in the software’s evolution. The result is a solution that is developed by manufacturers, for manufacturers.

IQMS has been profitable every year since it was founded with double-digit revenue gains, even as manufacturing markets have tightened. In addition to financial success, IQMS continues to grow across all departments, expand software development, and maintain a 98 percent customer retention rate, which is well above the industry standard.

Growing beyond

IQMS is experiencing record-setting growth with its talent pool with career-oriented and highly motivated professionals who thrive on working in a dynamic high technology company.

With a corporate office on the beautiful Central Coast of California, a regional office in Chicago, IL, and satellite offices throughout North America and Europe, IQMS provides growth opportunities for experienced industry professionals, recent college graduates, and individuals with a distinct aptitude for applying knowledge and technology. Some of the perks that come with working at IQMS are:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Performance driven advancement opportunities
  • Extensive training
  • Paid medical, vision and dental insurance
  • Paid life insurance
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
  • Company sponsored socials and mixers
  • Annual Holiday Gala (and you get to bring a guest)
  • Endorsed community support (Fun Runs, Adopt-a-Park, Team in Training, Heart Walk, etc.)

IQMS employees are self-motivated individuals who demonstrate and embrace the company’s commitment to customer service. “Our transparent atmosphere encourages employee collaboration and teamwork to deliver the best solutions and support to our customers. An extensive employee training program not only educates new team members on our ERP software but is also a catalyst for team bonding that fosters lifelong friendships,” adds Nemmers.

Trophies of Success

IQMS is consistently recognized by both the technology and manufacturing industries for providing the best solutions for manufacturing companies. The company was recently awarded the 2017 Stevie Gold Winner by International Business Awards for Customer Service Team of the Year and Executive of the Year-Computer Software. IQMS was also recognized as the Leader in the FrontRunners Quadrant for Manufacturing and the Pacesetter in the FrontRunners Quadrant for ERP Software in 2017.

IQMS is associated with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). Established in 1982, AIAG is a unique not-for-profit association where professionals from retailers, suppliers, automakers, service providers, academia and government work collaboratively to streamline industry processes and develop best practices. IQMS is proud to be the industry associate with AIAG.

As technology evolves, so does IQMS' software. From wireless and mobile capabilities to the ever-increasing need for instantaneous visibility, collaboration, and communication, IQMS and EnterpriseIQ will continue to secure a strategic place in manufacturing as the only total, enterprise-wide solution.

Meet the Trailblazer of IQMS

Gary Nemmers is the President and Chief Executive Officer and also the Board Member of IQMS. Gary joined IQMS from HighJump Software where he was Chief Operating Officer/GM responsible for all operations pertaining to the supply chain solutions group, including strategy, general management, sales, professional services, support, and marketing. Before HighJump, Nemmers held an SVP position at Infor Global Solutions where he led all operations for the manufacturing group that included all process and discrete manufacturing software products. Prior to Infor, he was the CEO of DataTrend Information Systems where he grew the startup to over $50M in annual revenue in less than 4 years. He holds a B.A. in Behavioral Psychology and an MBA from Northwestern University in Chicago.

“An extensive employee training program not only educates new team members on our ERP software but is also a catalyst for team bonding that fosters lifelong friendships.”

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