Dixie Group Implements Datatex ERP Suite

The Dixie Group, Dalton, Ga., has selected an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from
Datatex TIS Inc., Alpharetta, Ga., to use throughout its facilities and divisions in the areas of
costing, manufacturing, sales and marketing analysis, and customer service.

The Datatex ERP package — designed specifically for the floor covering industry — divides
operations into several functional management areas including planning and scheduling,
manufacturing, costing, sales and business analysis. The product meets universal J2EE standards for
Web-based architecture; works with a wide range of operating systems such as HP-UX, AIX, Linux, MS
Windows, Solaris, i5/OS and OS/400; and offers flexibility for companies of all sizes, according to

The Dixie Group needed an integrated software suite that would address its needs, resulting
from expanding its product offerings, according to Jon Faulkner, vice president, planning and

May/June 2006