Apogee Enterprises recognized as a 2009 Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program

Epicor Software Corporation announced on 21 April 2009 that Apogee Enterprises, an Epicor customer, has been named as a 2009 Laureate by IDG“s Computerworld Honors Program. The 2009 Laureate class wi…

Epicor Software Corporation announced on 21 April 2009 that Apogee Enterprises, an Epicor customer, has been named as a 2009 Laureate by IDG“s Computerworld Honors Program. The 2009 Laureate class will be commemorated during the 21st Annual Laureate Medal Ceremony and Gala Awards Evening, to be held on 1 June 2009, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Computerworld Honors, which was established in 1988, acknowledges innovative use of information technology (IT), recognizing projects that use technology to benefit society. Nominated by Epicor for its innovative enterprise systems modernization initiative, Apogee is a leading manufacturer of distinctive value-added glass solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing art, and is the parent company of six affiliates which engineer, fabricate, install and repair the walls of glass and windows that enclose buildings, drastically improving energy efficiency, as well as providing hurricane and blast protection. Apogee“s initiative, which provided a common-model for back offices and IT tools across each of Apogee“s independent business units, by implementing Epicor“s True SOA-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Epicor is very pleased to see our customer receive this prestigious recognition for their achievements, said Jim Bork, senior vice president of worldwide sales for Epicor. It is a privilege to partner with companies like Apogee – who provide innovative, practical solutions that improve energy efficiency and extend benefit to society as a whole – to help make their business processes more efficient and easier to manage. Each year, the Computerworld Honors Program seeks to recognize organizations, from a variety of sectors, for their ongoing efforts to utilize technology in order to benefit society, said Ron Milton, chairman of the board of trustees with the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation and executive vice president of Computerworld. We are proud to provide a platform to publicly acknowledge these contributions.