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TriCore named SAP Service Partner

Firm’s integration of SAP’s Manufacturing Module with enterprise planning software helps companies deliver products in cost-effective and timely manner

Racine, Wis. (November 15, 2011) – TriCore, Inc. (, a leading provider of factory automation engineering services, has been named a service partner of SAP AG for the integration of automated systems on the factory floor with SAP’s Enterprise Planning software suite used by major food and beverage companies worldwide.

SAP’s Manufacturing Module manages and monitors work-in-process on the factory floor. By integrating this module with automated systems on the plant floor, plant managers can better plan, schedule, and sequence production and deliver quality products in a cost-effective and timely manner.

According to TriCore President and Chief Executive Officer David McCarthy, TriCore has delivered integrated MES solutions throughout its 20-year history as one of numerous ways to help manufacturers improve efficiencies and speed time to market. As an SAP partner, McCarthy says the company gains access to SAP product expertise and technical resources throughout virtually all stages of a factory automation project that involves SAP integration.

“We’re proud to be named an SAP partner given their leadership in the development of software solutions for businesses and manufacturers,” McCarthy says. “It’s another example of our continued efforts to help clients connect and streamline information that flows to and from the factory floor and the enterprise as a whole, which ultimately allows them to effectively manage their operations and boost the bottom line.”

About TriCore TriCore, Inc. is a leading national engineering firm specializing in factory automation. Its talented team of engineers is passionate about helping customers streamline operations, reduce costs and boost profitability. Headquartered in Racine, Wis., with branch offices in Glendale Calif. and Mesa Ariz., TriCore works with manufacturers of the top brands in the food, dairy, beverage and life science industries. For more information about TriCore visit us at