What is Metfin?

Metfin is a comprehensive software management system for the Metal Finishing industry. It handles all the administration and production processes of the finishing sector ranging through from a Comprehensive Quotations module to Invoicing. The system is also fully Bar-Code compliant and covers areas such as Nadcap and AS9100.

Metfin has been designed over many years with the input of various Surface Engineering Experts and Quality Managers. It is a powerful management tool and a valuable aid to streamlining the manufacturing process, allowing you to check and increase your plant's productivity, assess costs, improve the quality process and help you with capacity planning.

Its combination of ease of use, instant traceability, compliance, bar coding technology and full customisation makes Metfin a unique product.

Metfin can also link into a variety of Accounts packages ranging from Sage through to Pegasus, thus negating the need for companies to change existing accounting processes.

Contact Sumari today for an online demonstration or to arrange a consultation with a member of our team.


Key Features

Track any component throughout its production process with just a few keystrokes, allowing you to monitor and control your business effectively.
Bar coding
Swap all existing manual keying with Metfin's bar code technology - from loading jobs onto the shop floor to job tracking, giving you an instant gain in productivity.
Ease of use
Metfin is very easy to use and learn. Its clean structure and easy to navigate menus allow you to enter and obtain the information you need and produce reports very quickly. This means that you and your staff do not have to spend days on training course or going through complex manuals.
Aid to Quality / Conformity
Metfin will help you with your compliance requirements as it caters for BSI and other regulatory authorities. In particular it is a strong aid for companies who produce high quality specification work, such as those who plate aerospace and automotive parts, as it is compliant with BAE / CAA/BSI and NADCAP, and AS9100.
We can tailor Metfin to suit your requirements - add or remove modules, create additional reports, include your logo and company identity to the software and stationery.
E-mail & faxing of Documents
E-mail and fax Quotes, Delivery Notes, Certificates, Invoices and several other documents from within Metfin.
Financial Analysis
Obtain extensive financial analysis of all your production history very quickly.
Metfin uses the latest available technologies to provide you with a modern Windows interface and ensuring compatibility with future upgrades. Include pictures, drawings and video clips of your components.
Complete integrated stock and purchasing
From pencils to chemicals with short shelf life, Metfin's stock module can track and report on all stock movements throughout your business. Raise GRN's when receiving goods and even print can labels for your own internal traceability.
Accounts Transfer
Metfin has links to all major accounts software. Effortlessly transfer data into Sage, Pegasus, Tas or other accounts packages.
Non-compliance and rejects
Facility to log all rejects and non-compliance whether it be an internal or an external matter. Create re-work cards and reject delivery notes and report on rejects to eliminate future reprocessing issues.
Powerful quoting facility enables the user to create price banded quotes quickly and easily, with the ability to send quotes immediately via e-mail.
Backup, Restore and Archiving
Metfin incorporates a full backup and restore feature along with facilities for archiving and deleting older information. Archived information can still be viewed at any time.
The system includes secure password protection and allows modules, screens and individual fields to be secured for authorised use only.
Price changes
Metfin contains a module which allows prices to be increased globally by customer or part. All previous prices are retained in the system for traceability.
Reporting facilities
Metfin gives you a comprehensive reporting facility which allows you to print customer lists, parts lists, finish listings, jobs in the system, despatch and invoice reports, unpriced parts and a daybook. The reports can be customised and additionally we can create bespoke reports to suit your requirements. This facility is one of the most popular features with our existing customers who comment on the power it offers for information retrieval.
Document Integration
We can provide links into other applications such as Word processors and spreadsheets enabling the information held to be used in mail merges or passed into spreadsheets for reporting purposes or charting. Various modules within Metfin allow the user to attach existing Visual Aid documents and Quality documents to any Job or Part within the system.

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Sumari Business Systems Ltd

Chandos Business Centre, 87 Warwick Street
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4RJ
T: 0121 244 8111