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January 15, 2009

MAPCON 5.0 Upgrade is now Available!

Mapcon Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce the release of the next available MAPCON upgrade:

MAPCON version 5.0 Upgrade for Windows

This upgrade is FREE if you have a premium annual support agreement with Mapcon Technologies, Inc. Advantages to upgrading to MAPCON version 5.0:

  • All new main menu icons and added easy access buttons for Options. For example, one-click to Browse Stock, View History, etc.
  • Controls along the bottom (Lookup, Save, Zoom) have been moved to the top and changed to icons for faster navigation.
  • New highlighter is easier to see where the cursor is.
  • Improved and re-sized windows for quicker data entry.
  • Setup Equipment Operating Schedule for more accurate downtime tracking.
  • All new Inventory Kits allow fast and easy issues for related parts.
  • Copy PM Frequencies for quick setup.
  • Added Shift Scheduling to quickly select who does the work.
  • Improved Graphs with a new format and a better display on 2000 and XP computers.
  • Reports can have multiple headings based on the query used.
  • Auto-logout feature, and Passwords can expire if needed.
  • Added Security Code Database so you know what the security codes are used for.
  • Optional feature: Track multiple Sites* with different Bill To/Ship To addresses. A unique company name prints on forms such as work orders, issue tickets, and purchase orders. (Additional charge applies for using multiple sites - contact MAPCON for details.)
  • Greatly improved interface for images. Simply click on image to display. Added new controls to add, remove, or resize images.
  • If images are in PDF, Excel, or Word format, print the image as an attachment on work order
  • Dispatched PM work orders can be sent via e-mail as a PDF attachment.
  • More, much more!

Please contact our Support Department and we will send you the complete 5.0 upgrade CD and manual. Upgrade Note: You must have a 32-bit version of MAPCON to install this upgrade. Your knowledgeable support representative can help you determine your current version if needed.

Chris Kane

About the Author – Chris Kane

Chris Kane is a management consultant and former business owner with broad experience in marketing and sales in service industries. He is also a former U.S. Army infantry officer and avid outdoorsman, including rock climbing and motorcycle riding.

Since 2008, Chris has been involved in web consultation for one of the original and most innovative Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software development firms in the industry. He especially understands how best to articulate the purpose and uses of CMMS software for potential end users across the globe. Kane appreciates and smoothly details the compelling financial and customer satisfaction advantages of CMMS software as do few others in the maintenance management field.

Filed under: MAPCON CMMS, MAPCON upgrade, MAPCON 5.0 — Chris Kane on January 15, 2009