Health & Beauty Inventory and Manufacturing Software

Skincare • Make-up • Soap & Bath • Essential Oils • Fragrance • Supplements • More
Get an accurate handle on the cost of goods sold and easily manage inventory, from raw materials to finished products. Integrate with your favorite e-commerce channels and accounting tools. Forget spreadsheets and take your business to the next level!

Hear from other manufacturers in the Health & Beauty industry who use Katana

"We're now able to manage and control our inventory and manufacturing processes in a way we could not before and think we now have a very solid platform to continue growing. If you actually produce stuff, sell on Shopify, and want to grow, this is the tool that you need to manage your back-end like a pro.”
All-natural and organic botanical health products
"I needed to get an accurate handle on the cost of my goods sold and make inventory management easier by integrating my shop and Xero. Just playing with Katana, I found it intuitive, and it provides the insights I need."
Skincare and Fragrance
“We are very happy with Katana, it has been instrumental in moving our small business away from spreadsheets to manage our inventory levels. Great overview of manufacturing orders, progress, and stock levels to prevent any out of stock situations. The support team is very responsive and knowledgeable”.
Natural skincare
“We have been using Katana for almost a year now. It does not yet have all the features we need, but it has grown rapidly. The Katana team is really dedicated to customizing the software, so all styles of manufacturing and processing are considered. After using a variety of different inventory systems, we were happy to find Katana!”
Beauty products and home goods

Raw Material Tracking & Bill of Materials

Katana will automatically tell you if you have enough raw materials in stock to start production, when to order more, what and how much you’re missing. You can also purchase whatever you’re missing right away.

Smart Priority-Based Production Planning

Get real-time updates on inventory movement. Set reorder points, to ensure stock for high demand periods. Drag and drop to prioritize orders and let Katana reallocate materials and finished goods accordingly.

Make to Order & Make to Stock Support

Save your BOMs and let Katana make automatic inventory adjustments, calculate operations costs, and assign raw inventory, subassemblies, and finished goods to orders as soon as they’re generated.

Multi-Channel & Multi-Location

Centralize all your sales orders into one visual dashboard and gain multi-channel inventory visibility. Track the status of manufacturing orders at multiple locations and inventory levels at different warehouses.

Manufacturing Floor-Level Control

Get a simplified but complete overview of the status of your manufacturing operations so you can easily manage your resources, set tasks for team members, and monitor the progress of projects.

Outsource Manufacturing

Don’t produce in-house? Not a problem. Katana helps you stay in control of your outsourced manufacturing processes. Easily manage your orders, raw materials, and manufacturing operations at multiple locations.

Seamless integrations with your business essentials

From accounting to e-commerce.

Foxen Canyon Soap, a Shopify D2C seller, uses Katana to smoothly run their manufacturing business

Ellowyn Isaacson, the owner shared, “Katana is perfect for coordinating Shopify sales, inventory, raw materials, and even accounting with QuickBooks. The integration is simple to set up. Customer service is outstanding.” For over 15 years, Isaacson has explored her passion for sustainable natural living. After making soaps as gifts for friends and family, she had the idea of starting a soap business using products from the diverse, local agricultural community and Foxen Canyon Soap Company opened for business March 2018.

Cosmetics Manufacturers: How to Quickly Grow a Lasting Brand

Consumers are now looking for products that match their specific needs, whilst also displaying a consciousness for green manufacturing and ethical concerns. They don’t just want products that are easier on the skin or have nicer scents. Now it’s a matter of offering products that line up with individuals in terms of elements like age, ethnicity, gender, climate, lifestyle, and health. And considering the number of resources that need to go into developing new cosmetics products, there is very little room for error. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of must-dos for growing cosmetics manufacturers that are looking to build long-lasting brands.

Smart manufacturing made simple

The only way to experience Katana, the Smart Manufacturing Software, is by seeing it in action.
Get started today with a free 14-day trial and let us show you what the future looks like. No credit card required.
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