Software giant SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) is buying Visiprise, a developer of manufacturing execution software that is based in Alpharetta.

Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

Visiprise has more than 60 customers, including several that utilize SAP products. Visiprise clients include high tech, aerospace, defense, automotive and medical device firms.

"The automation of business processes for manufacturing companies has been core to the SAP strategy for more than 30 years," said Jim Hagemann Snabe, a SAP executive, in a statement. “We are excited to combine Visiprise’s industry-leading manufacturing execution solutions with the power of the SAP Business Suite. This combination will offer manufacturers better visibility by linking the operations of the plant floor to production planning and operations management, enabling manufacturers to respond profitably to the growing demands of their global customers."