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ECI Software Solutions acquires eCommonSense

FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ECI software solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Merchant Systems Group Limited, the UK developer of the eCommonSense® platform, an e-commerce and management solution Market-leading product data specifically designed for lumber and building materials, hardware/home improvement center and related home supply dealers. The terms of the contract are not disclosed.

Trader-designed specifically for the building materials supply industry, eCommonSense integrates with popular business management systems so construction suppliers can improve efficiency, grow profitably, and increase satisfaction. of their customers. eCommonSense will join ECI’s LBM and Hardlines group, which will leverage eCommonSense as an integration to its cloud-based ERP solutions as well as a standalone global e-commerce solution.

“ECI’s vision is to be the global leader in vertically specific cloud software solutions while always delivering new value to our customers and the markets we serve,” said Trevor Gruenewald, CEO of ECI. “Adding eCommonSense to ECI’s portfolio and investing to make it a truly global solution will allow us to give our customers – and the LBM industry – the e-commerce capabilities they need to stay competitive in today’s market.”

“When I first partnered with ECI, I was struck by the similarity of our missions: to provide building suppliers and tradespeople with the technology they need to build the strongest businesses possible” , said Andy Scothern, CEO and Founder of eCommonSense. “As I have gotten to know ECI better, I have grown in my belief that they are the right partner to help us grow, and I look forward to seeing what we will accomplish together.”

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About ECI

ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific enterprise software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For over 30 years, ECI has served small and medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, construction and construction, and field service businesses. Privately held, ECI is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, and has offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, England, the Netherlands and Australia. For more information, email [email protected], visit or call (800) 959-3367.

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