PA Group USA Named To Accounting Today’s VAR 100 List For 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PA Group USA has been named by Accounting Today as one of the top 100 Value Added Resellers (VARs) of accounting and ERP software in North America. Accounting Today’s annual report acknowledges resellers of accounting and ERP software who set the standard for quality of service and ability to deliver valuable solutions, and then ranks them based on revenue.

“The fact that PA Group is landing on industry lists such as this after just over two years in business speaks volumes about our ability to deliver meaningful solutions to our customers,” said PA Group CEO, Jon Buchan.

“Microsoft Dynamics AX has significant momentum in the market right now, and our focus on specific industries such as furniture and textile manufacturing, apparel, fashion and retail has proven extremely valuable when companies evaluate us. We are honored to have been recognized by Accounting Today and look forward to sustaining the tremendous growth that we have experienced so far. We fully expect to take significant leaps on this list over the years to come.”


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