Aptean, Alpharetta, Ga., acquired Beck Consulting, a Concord, Calif.-based provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the food industry. This acquisition accelerates Aptean’s move toward expansion of its diverse portfolio of cloud-based solutions for all segments of the food industry, and further extends its ability to serve more distinct areas of the marketplace.

“Acquiring Beck is an essential part of our journey to becoming the principal provider of enterprise software for food organizations,” says TVN Reddy, chief executive officer of Aptean. “The dedicated focus and expertise of this organization combined with Aptean will allow us to provide solutions industry-wide. Regardless of your type of food business, we have a solution that can meet your needs.”

Beck’s core platform, bcFood, is a modern, all-in-one ERP solution with vertical-specific functionality to address the unique requirements of food processors, manufacturers, distributors and global trade organizations.

“For more than 30 years, we have proudly built relationships and serviced customers in the food industry,” says Bruno Johansson, chief executive officer of Beck. “Joining forces with Aptean will allow us to offer better, more comprehensive cloud solutions for every type of food organization to accelerate its digital transformation.”