Master Your Factory with Manufacturing Scheduling Software

The only way to shed your excess work load, manage resources and take complete control of your manufacturing business.

MRP Software for small manufacturers, artisans, crafters, and makers.

Why make things harder than they need to be? 

Manufacturing products is no simple process. 

Managing your processes, purchases and costs simultaneously can be overwhelming. And it’s really hard to get ahead of the competition when you’re bogged down in numbers and spreadsheets. 

Katana is a manufacturing scheduling software that helps you manage all these elements from a single dashboard. It allows you to achieve operational excellence by offering you accurate, real time purchasing capabilities as well as giving you the tools to manage your resources efficiently. 

Your team knows what to do. You know when to update your stock. You know how much it’s costing you. And best of all:  Katana does the hard work, so you don’t have to. 

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Focus The Team

The task management capabilities of Katana’s manufacturing scheduling software allows your team to know exactly what they are meant to do, and when they need to do it by. No more miscommunication about deadlines, schedules and stock.  

Make Informed Decisions

By having a real-time view on your entire inventory, you can prioritize your orders to meet customer demands. View your actual costs with accurate, up-to-date costing of purchases so you know where to be focusing your energy and driving demand. 

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Save Time

Stop dragging your feet from one spreadsheet to another. This is the chance to cut all the unnecessary time spent on fiddling about with numbers and focus on running a smart profitable business.  


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Keep your days stress-free with Katana. Try it for free and see how many hours you save each week!

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Free MRP Software for small manufacturers, artisans, crafters, and makers.

Take it easy with manufacturing scheduling software

Katana has been designed to do all the hard work for you. Tedious back and forth between spreadsheets is now history. 

Katana takes care of: 

  • Production planning
  • Manufacturing-level control
  • Sales order fulfillment
  • Real-time inventory
  • Supply chain management
  • Portfolio management
  • Business contacts management

+500 Modern Manufacturers Trust Katana

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“Katana gives us visibility, efficiency, and productivity on every order from the time it is received in our system right through to the customers doorstep.” 


Stella Soomlais Design

“We don’t miss spreadsheets one bit after finding Katana. It feels good to be on top of your inventory. Both raw materials and made products.” 

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Viks Bikes

Syncing sales orders and production used to be the hardest part of our business. Now it’s the easiest. Besides, the software is surprisingly easy to set up.” 

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General FAQs

What is production planning?

Production planning is the process of maximizing the efficiency of your manufacturing flow. That means making sure that your team knows what they are doing, and that you always have materials available for production.

How do I do production planning?

Manufacturers often start out using spreadsheets to plan their teams tasks. However, this is not a long term approach as spreadsheets can be wildly inefficient to use. Instead many manufacturers turn to manufacturing scheduling software for solutions.

What is manufacturing scheduling software?

Manufacturing scheduling software helps you review, manage and reorganize your outstanding manufacturing tasks. Though there are many other features and benefits which usually accompany this type of software, ranging from inventory management to sales order fulfillment.

Do I need manufacturing scheduling software?

As a manufacturer the answer is most likely a yes. With the right software you will be able to improve your schedule production, manage inventory, purchasing and sales order fulfillment. Without it, you might find yourself lacking the time and resources to grow your business effectively.