HOUSTON/Convergence 2012 (March 19, 2012) Edgewater Fullscope, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Edgewater Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGW,http://www.edgewater.com), today announced the general availability of its Process Industries 2 (PI2) solutions for chemical, food and life sciences companies.
Each Fullscope PI2 solution leverages Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and includes extended functionality applicable to chemical, life sciences, pharmaceutical and food manufacturers. For example, PI2 for Chemicals helps chemical manufacturers solve distinct challenges including price optimization, potency, lot genealogy/inheritance, product sequencing and active ingredient management. Fullscope plans to release more features in 2012 to address batch records and Corrective And Preventive Actions (CAPA) reporting for life sciences manufacturers, and settlement (true-up) accounting for dairy and commodity-based industries.
In addition to developing its own industry functionality, Fullscope has created a complete technology solution footprint for each industry that includes extended applications and services process manufacturers may need to run their business. Fullscope has established strategic relationships with industry-specific partners for enterprise asset management (EAM), enhanced shop floor scheduling, demand planning, and more.
"Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 has a solid foundation for the majority of chemical, food and life sciences manufacturers," said John Scandar, senior vice president of Edgewater Fullscope. "Fullscope PI2 allows process manufacturers with deeper business requirements to seamlessly implement AX2012 with a quicker return on investment (ROI) and less risk while leveraging a common code base to better protect future investments. Our relationship with other solution vendors provides one-stop shopping for our clients and delivers a single, Microsoft-based technology platform for their entire enterprise."Fullscope will sell its PI2 solutions through its national sales force and worldwide through strategic Microsoft Dynamics AX resellers. Microsoft Dynamics AX partner Edan Business Systems has sold the chemical functionality to Belgian-based chemicals manufacturer Cappelle.
Edgewater Fullscope is an award-winning Microsoft partner and one of the largest resellers of Microsoft Dynamics AX in the United States and Canada. The Company provides enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and implementation services to help process manufacturers improve operational efficiencies, increase operational agility and provide real-time insight into production processes. It also provides ERP for companies with discrete manufacturing and hybrid manufacturing operations.
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