Eshbel was founded in 1986 in Israel and its ERP solution was first released in 1988. The product is now in its 13th version and there are over 3000 installations around the world. The largest customer has some 1000 seats.
Eshbel has some 80 employees. Its product is marketed by a number of distributors across the world, the largest of whom is another Israeli company, Medatech Information Technology Ltd. Medatech have some 170 employees and 15 years experience. In 2001, Medatech set up a UK subsidiary, eMerge-IT, to provide marketing and support for its ERP product. Emerge-IT is based at Chandlers Ford in Hampshire and has some 20 employees.