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Make precise pricing decisions with intuitive manufacturing software

Paper and packaging manufacturing is highly price-sensitive, and accurate costing is essential to profit and business growth. Create multi-level BOMs for your different materials, with subassemblies in Katana to make precise pricing decisions based on your product margins.


Improve efficiency and harmonize your teams with features designed to give you total control

Find a new live look at your manufacturing business with features that keep your teams and products moving. Use Katana’s ERP to control every detail of your manufacturing production.

Live inventory tracking

Track on-hand, committed, and expected stock amounts in real-time, and manage product materials in one place

Real time master planning

Gain real-time visibility to optimize all your key resources, and ensure optimal inventory levels at all times

Total shop floor control

View manufacturing order task and ingredient list for every task, and track time spent on production tasks

Omnichannel order management

Unify B2B and e-commerce sales order management and sync your sales channels for optimal order fulfillment

End-to-end traceability

Autogenerate batch and internal barcodes and quickly locate items across multiple warehouses

Production planning

Drag-and-drop priorities for manufacturing tasks and get accurate expected completion dates of your tasks

Purchase order management

Select and use multiple currencies to automatically convert purchase sales order values to the currency you prefer

Accurate costing

Track your company’s manufacturing costs based on your bill of materials (BOM) and various production operations

Custom workflows via open API

Connect tools and create workflows to streamline your operations, and build your own apps into Katana via open API

Integrate with the best e-commerce,
accounting, reporting, and CRM
software out there

Create custom API integrations

Use Katana’s open API to create custom workflows and connect to apps beyond our list of integrations. Automate data transfers between the services you use to level up efficiency. Take a look at our API documentation to learn more.

Katana’s manufacturing ERP software gives you precise end-to-end production management

Paper and packaging are still a necessity for so many businesses around the world, and this is why the makers of these products need excellent organization at all times. This is where Katana steps in.

With Katana, you get immediate inventory control, knowing what you have in stock, what material requirements you have, and the ability to set automatic reorder points, so you’re never out. You’ll also always have a good overview of your lead time, so you can set expectations to meet customer demands.

Maintain operational efficiency with an industry-leading manufacturing ERP

No matter which materials you’re creating, paper, corrugated board, wool, or something entirely different, you need to be able to make and ship it at a consistent rate. This means solid requirements planning, the ability to optimize stock, and high operational efficiency, all enabled by Katana.

Maintaining quality control is as easy as can be with Katana’s bill of materials (BOM) feature. But ensuring quality is one thing. Consistent data collection on purchases, production, and sales will aid you in making future decisions and developing new solutions.

Integrations that will help you develop in the competitive industry

It’s great to have a large number of customers interested in your products, but you must ensure that you have a sales process and shipping options in place to reach them. Katana looks to assist you as much as possible in this area. We have native integrations with Shopify and WooCommerce, as well as a slew of third-party integrations with major e-commerce providers, to give you options for your sales process.

Katana also has shipping integrations to help get your products to their buyers. They don’t have to get there on their own.

See Katana in action

  • Manage production planning, resource allocation, and scheduling in real time
  • Issue purchase orders based on precise material requirements and reorder points
  • Implement Katana on your own or with a team of experts that will set you up for success

Learn more about our plans and the features they come with

  • Plans starting from $179 / month
  • Annual and monthly billing options
  • Add users and warehouses as you grow

Get visibility over your sales and stock

Wave goodbye to uncertainty by using Katana Cloud Inventory for total inventory control