Foundational’s Bob Raida to speak at the Guardian Software User Group Meeting on September 21

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Bob Raida of Foundational e-Business will speak at the Guardian Software User Group Meeting on September 21 in Lancaster, PA.

Since 2013, Foundational and Guardian have partnered to offer business to business electronic commerce solutions, powered by Foundational’s Managed EDI Service, to Guardian ERP users.  The Managed Service enables Guardian ERP users to electronically receive transactions such as purchase orders, schedules, and payment information, and enables them to send electronic transactions to their trading partners including invoices and shipping information.

During the presentation Guardian users will be introduced to the rebranded Foundational e-Business (formerly Paragon B2B) and will get a glimpse of new technology developments that are in the works at Foundational.

Bob Raida is a veteran of the EDI, e-business and ERP industry with over 15 years of experience.  He was a co-founder at TrueCommerce and has been with Paragon / Foundational since 2013.

About Guardian:

Guardian has been designing software solutions for the manufacturing industry since 1987. Our corporate office is located in the beautiful Midwestern town of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. A leading developer of manufacturing and financial software for foundries, Guardian is known for its powerful, yet flexible, user-friendly products. All of Guardian’s solutions are aimed at helping customers improve their productivity and workflow. With a proven track record since 1987, Guardian has earned the trust and respect of companies across North America.

About Foundational e-Business

Foundational e-Business is a Pittsburgh based division of Paragon Consulting specializing in managed EDI and e-business services.  We offer a cost effective and easy to implement managed EDI service, where we act as the outsourced EDI department for our customers.  Foundational staff has decades of experience with EDI in various industries, including steel processing, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics.  Foundational can be reached by email via or by phone at 888-657-2345.