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Industry Software
Founded 1978
Founder Phil Duff
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Area served
Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, United States, United Kingdom
Products ERP

SYSPRO is a software development company, providing an integrated business software solution for all main facets of the business including accounting, manufacturing and distribution operations across a wide variety of industries. Other specific areas of interest delivered by SYSPRO include:

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Business process modeling
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Customization
  • Workflow management
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Service-oriented architecture (SOA)

SYSPRO was founded in 1978 [1] as one of the world's first PC-based providers of ERP software. It has since gone on to win several major awards for software excellence and has established an ongoing presence in the sometimes volatile mid-sized enterprise market.[2] As a privately held company, it seems to have been somewhat immune to market shocks and has reported steady growth in its customer base. In 2014, it reports a customer base of over 15,000 licensed companies in more than 60 countries worldwide.[3]

SYSPRO is marketed through regional territory distribution centers and a global reseller network in the United States, Canada, Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia and United Kingdom. North America constitutes an estimated 60 percent of the customer base.

SYSPRO software targets mid-sized manufacturers and distributors, as well as divisions of multi-national organizations. SYSPRO claims a significant market interest in the following industries,[citation needed] among others:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive components and accessories
  • Chemicals and fertilizers
  • Construction
  • Consumer durables
  • Electronics
  • Food and beverage
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Metal fabrication
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Plastics and rubber
  • Wholesale suppliers and distributors


  1. ^ 180 Degree Systems (Consultants)
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  3. ^ Manufacturing Business Technology:

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