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WAM Systems Helps DuPont Optimize its Sprcialty Resins Supply Chain

Published on 2002-06-18. Author : SpecialChem

WAM Systems' Picaso(tm) Solution Helps DuPont Optimize its Old Hickory Specialty PET Business

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. - WAM Systems, a leading provider of advanced supply chain planning (SCP) solutions designed exclusively for the chemical industry, today announced it has been selected by DuPont Specialty Resins in Old Hickory, Tennessee to optimize its supply chain. DuPont will implement the WAM Systems Picaso(tm) SCP solution to optimize its specialty resins business from customer demand management through production planning and scheduling.

"We expect to improve customer service, supply chain productivity and financial performance significantly with WAM Systems integrated solution," said Glenn Wright, global finance and supply chain manager for DuPont Specialty Resins, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers business. "We chose the WAM systems solution and team because of their leadership position in the highly complex area of polymer industry planning. We evaluated the alternatives and found that WAM's unique blend of process, tools, and technologies will bring significant value to our business."

"DuPont is a global leader in specialty polymers and we are pleased that they recognize the unique value that WAM's chemical industry focus can bring to optimizing their Old Hickory business," said Jack Weiss, CEO and founder of WAM Systems. "The DuPont vision of an integrated supply chain matches well to our integrated supply chain planning solutions specifically designed for the chemical industry. With the combination of our Picaso suite and experienced chemical industry consulting team, DuPont Specialty Resins will have a solution that brings maximum financial performance while delivering superior customer service."

During 2002, DuPont is celebrating its 200th year of scientific achievement and innovation - providing products and services that improve the lives of people everywhere. Based in Wilmington, Del., DuPont delivers science-based solutions for markets that make a difference in people's lives in food and nutrition; health care; apparel; home and construction; electronics; and transportation.

WAM Systems, Inc. develops and markets advanced supply chain planning solutions designed exclusively for the chemical industry. Picaso (tm), its premier advanced supply chain planning solution used by leading chemical manufacturers, provides a broad set of Internet- enabled decision support and optimization tools that address collaborative sales forecasting, production optimization, inventory management, distribution network optimization, production planning and scheduling, and procurement planning. The company also provides a full range of support, training and implementation services. Its customers include Basell Polyolefins, BP Solvay, Chevron Phillips, Cyro, DuPont, Equistar, Lyondell, Pecom Energia, Solvay, Texas Petrochemicals, and Wellman. Founded in 1987, WAM Systems is a privately held company headquartered in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more information on WAM Systems, Inc., visit www.wamsystems.com.

Source: WAM Systems, Inc.

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