Datatex and 3C Software Announce Advanced Cost Management Solutions Partnership for the Textile and Apparel Industry Utilizing TIM and Impact:ECS™

6 May 2003
Atlanta, Georgia

Datatex and 3C Software today announced they have entered into a strategic business partnership to provide advanced cost management and manufacturing solutions to the textile and apparel industries. The partnership will combine the technological know-how, applications skills, and specialized TIM (Textile Integrated Manufacturing) ERP solution of Datatex with 3C Software’s Impact:ECS™ enterprise cost management system, deep cost knowledge, and industry experience.

By combining two “best of breed” solutions, Datatex and 3C Software have developed an integrated advanced cost management and manufacturing solution that will enable managers to make key strategic decisions in a highly competitive market. Ronen Hagin, President of Datatex, was quoted as saying, “We are very excited about our relationship with 3C Software. Impact:ECS™ combined with TIM will provide the most dynamic integrated costing solution available for the textile and apparel industries.”

Mr. Matthew Smith , President and CEO of 3C Software stated, “The opportunity to enhance the TIM ERP product with our Impact:ECS™ enterprise cost management system is tremendous for 3C Software. Datatex and 3C Software customers can now have the competitive advantage of a highly specialized cost management system without the integration worries of times past.”

About Datatex
Datatex A.G, developer of TIM Textile Integrated Manufacturing system, was founded in 1987 and today is the leading provider of business management solutions for the textile, apparel and carpet Industries. Datatex is headquartered in Milan, Italy and has eight offices around the world including Atlanta, Georgia. Currently over 300 clients, in 35 countries are benefiting from the TIM solution. Datatex’ offerings include order management (available to promise), procurement, inventory management and distribution, standard and actual engineered costing, production management, business intelligence, shop floor data collection, cloth inspection and advanced planning and scheduling.

About 3C Software
3C Software, developers of Impact:ECS™ and Impact:3C®, was founded in 1989 and is a leader in detailed cost management systems for process manufacturers. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, 3C Software serves clients in several manufacturing industries including automotive, textile and apparel, pulp and paper, semiconductor, chemical and rubber, and food and beverage. 3C Software’s rapidly implemented solutions work with all accounting methods, are simple to maintain, and handle unlimited calculations and variables. For more information about 3C Software, visit or call 800-226-2036.