Press release

DDK (Thailand) Ltd. Selects QAD Adaptive ERP

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QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies announced today that DDK (Thailand) Ltd. will upgrade its ERP to QAD Adaptive ERP in facilities in Thailand, China and Vietnam.

“We are excited that a longtime customer in the Asia Pacific region has decided to move to QAD Adaptive ERP,” said QAD Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Stefan deHaar. “The pace of change has increased for manufacturers, and we design our solutions to enable customers to react quickly to that change and turn it into a business advantage. With QAD Adaptive ERP, DDK (Thailand) Ltd. will have a scalable, adaptable platform to build on for the future.”

DDK (Thailand) Ltd. manufactures rectangular connectors, printed circuit board connectors, flat cable connectors, modular connectors, FFC/FPC connectors, coaxial connectors, terminal blocks and other fine pitch connectors designed and developed by DDK Thailand and DDK Ltd. in Japan.

DDK (Thailand) Ltd. began using QAD ERP in 2000. DDK Thailand hoped to improve its business processes through a move to QAD Adaptive ERP, letting QAD manage their ERP in the cloud. QAD Adaptive ERP is powered by the QAD Enterprise Platform, which DDK Thailand hopes will allow it to extend and adapt the software to meet its ever-changing business needs while also eliminating the need for customizations. QAD Adaptive ERP will also help DDK Thailand meet evolving industry requirements, including IATF 16949 for the automotive and medical device industries.

In addition to implementing QAD Adaptive ERP, DDK Thailand will also begin using QAD Automation Solutions to align its business systems to its material processes. QAD Automation Solutions data collection and label printing functionality will help DDK Thailand ensure inventory accuracy through process compliance.

“We have had a great experience working with the QAD Team,” said DDK Thailand General Manager Thammarat Watthanabut. “They really pay attention to our needs and offer great advice for our business. They are always quick to address challenges and coach our team on how to best utilize their application. The QAD Team provides excellent advice and support when it is needed most.”

About QAD

QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB) is a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD Adaptive ERP for manufacturing supports operational requirements in the areas of financials, customer management, supply chain, manufacturing, service and support, analytics, business process management and integration. QAD’s portfolio includes related solutions for quality management software, supply chain management software, transportation management software and B2B interoperability. Since 1979, QAD solutions have enabled customers in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech, industrial manufacturing and life sciences industries to better align operations with their strategic goals to become Effective Enterprises.

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