• Acquired
  • Discontinued

A discontinued ERP system designed by Solarsoft and acquired by Epicor. It is only available to UK-based businesses.

Product Overview

Solarsoft supplied modern enterprise software and IT services to manufacturers, distributors and wholesale businesses across North America, Europe and Asia. Tropos was developed for short-cycle demand-driven manufacturing and the needs of regulated industries. The majority of their ERP products are designed around discrete manufacturing. Tropos was designed for process manufacturing from the start and had recipe based Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) built in.

Epicor acquired SolarSoft in 2012. Search for alternative pharmaceutical manufacturing software.


  • Offers mobile support


  • No longer sold or supported outside the UK

Target Market

Food processors and packers, pharmaceuticals, mills and metals processing, specialty chemicals and general manufacturing in process oriented industries, particularly those supplying the major retailers or those distributing short shelf-life products.

About Tropos

Key Benefits

  • Improved materials traceability lets user and customers see what went in to every output
  • Accurate delivery scheduling improves the flow of information
  • Reduced inventory allows businesses to run leaner with more flexibility
  • A modern, scalable system that is easily learned and easily deployed thanks to its browser-based user interface


  • Application Designer
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Delivery Rounds
  • EDI
  • Forecasting
  • Hazards Management
  • Materials Planning
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Product Costing
  • Production Definition
  • Production Monitoring
  • Production Planning
  • Production Scheduling
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Purchasing
  • Quality
  • Sales and Distribution
  • Shop-Floor Data Capture


Product Overview

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