HighJump Software and Flexware Innovation Deliver a Well-Rounded Offering for Manufacturing Customers

HighJump Software, a 3M company, a global provider of adaptable supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, today announced that it is working with Flexware Innovation to help manufacturers select and implement manufacturing execution systems (MES). Flexware has been assisting companies with MES requirements, vendor evaluation tools and integration for more than 10 years. HighJump Software and Flexware have already teamed up on a number of customer accounts.

"We are pleased to be working with HighJump Software to deliver a full range of MES-related services and solutions to the market," said Scott Whitlock, president and CEO, Flexware. "Flexware serves some of the world's largest manufacturers in industries such as medical device, pharmaceutical, assembly, food and beverage, and automotive. The combined manufacturing expertise of our two organizations provides a well-rounded offering to these companies."

"The HighJump MES is a powerful solution within this space," said Jason Toschlog, vice president of technology, Flexware. "The flexibility of HighJump Manufacturing Advantage and its seamless integration with HighJump Software's comprehensive supply chain execution suite are strong differentiators."

"Flexware's record as a leading MES consulting and integration firm is an excellent complement to our MES offering," said Paul Steen, vice president of marketing and alliances, HighJump Software. "This pairing further enables companies to define and create lean manufacturing processes which address both emerging market trends and customer requirements for reduced costs and timeframes."

About Flexware Innovation

Flexware Innovation provides information technology and automation solutions for the manufacturing industry. Flexware's core expertise rests in the MES domain. The company offers business and functional analysis, software selection, system design, automation, implementation and long-term support of custom and commercial off-the-shelf solutions for manufacturing execution. Flexware has representation on the board responsible for defining the S95 standard. The company uses the S95 and other standards as guidelines in each MES engagement.

About HighJump Software, a 3M Company

HighJump Software, a 3M company, is a global leader in providing highly adaptable, best-of-breed supply chain execution solutions that streamline manufacturing and distribution from the point of source through consumption. HighJump Software's integrated solutions empower operational excellence in the warehouse and optimize the flow of inventory throughout the supply chain by facilitating collaboration with customers, suppliers and trading partners. These solutions combine robust, standard functionality; a best practices-based implementation methodology; and a uniquely adaptable architecture that facilitates fast, cost-effective system modifications. As an independent subsidiary in the 3M family of companies, HighJump Software leads the supply chain execution software industry in financial strength and delivers on an unmatched commitment to innovation and quality. For more information about HighJump Software, visit www.highjump.com.

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