In August 2018 US manufacturing production rose for the third straight month, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest report entitled INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION AND CAPACITY UTILIZATION, and yielded the best year-on-year growth since 2012. August alone enjoyed a gain of 0.4 for industrial production while manufacturing output increased 0.2 percent thanks to a 4.0 percent gain […]


Following this week’s announcement that US Steel workers voted in favor of strike approval, ArcelorMittal steelworkers across the region have mobilized in preparation for a strike authorization vote of their own. The vote will take place next week on Monday. Members will meet with USW leaders at the meetings, where they will receive updates on the expected […]


We know that, like us, many of you are preparing for the impact of Hurricane Florence. The Encompass Solutions, Inc. team wants to send our support and well wishes for all of you who are evacuating and have colleagues, friends, and loved ones in Florence-affected areas. Below you will find links to various resources that […]


An innovative digital printing technology from the world’s largest glass manufacturer, Owens-Illinois (O-I), provides the application of mass personalization technology at industrial speed for beverage manufacturers. The technology is expected to become commercially available in both the US and Europe by mid-2019. Europe alone makes up 24% of the global personalized package market and O-I […]


Last week, the United Steel Workers Union (USW) voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike if new contract negotiations can’t reach a compromise. The USW will meet in Pittsburgh to address steelmakers’ substantial profits in the face of worker wages remaining stagnant. Locals including Gary Works, East Chicago Tin and the Midwest Plant in Portage are among […]


GREENSBORO, NC / ACCESSWIRE / August 23, 2018 / Encompass Solutions Inc., a company specializing in business consulting, software implementation and IT services, today announced that it has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program. Teaming with Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services […]


The South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court ruling has a significant impact on businesses all over the United States. The decision effectively overturned a longstanding physical presence rule (Quill Corp. v. North Dakota) for determining when a state can make remote sellers collect sales tax. The Supreme Court ruled on July 21, 2018 and, […]


Last week, ERP solution users celebrated the NetSuite 20th Anniversary of delivering complete suite applications to businesses and organizations of every size. The company’s founder and EVP, Evan Goldberg, affirms that the acquisition of NetSuite by Oracle has only furthered the company’s mission to deliver unified solutions that enable businesses to tackle the challenges of corporate […]


There’s never a dull moment when you spend a night out with the Encompass team. Last night, Encompass Solutions’ ERP consultants, business analysts, and IT support professionals had a field trip. We went to Sip and Stroke in Greensboro, NC for a paint night and had an amazing time. There was no shortage of smiles and laughter. However, […]


We recently sat down with Masterbuilt’s Director of Information Systems Cristina Robinson to discuss the company’s utilization of Encompass Solutions’ Managed Services, manufacturing top-of-the-line cooking equipment, and the future of Masterbuilt. Here’s what Cristina had to say about the company and where she hopes to see growth enabled by the essential services Encompass Solutions and […]