Johns Manville Rolls Out Brainware Distiller for A/P

Global Manufacturer Successfully Completes First Phase of Accounts Payable Automation Initiative

Jun 15, 2010, 07:41 ET from Brainware, Inc.

ASHBURN, Va., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainware, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent data capture and enterprise search solutions, announced today that Johns Manville has successfully deployed its Brainware Distiller™ solution for accounts payable invoice processing.  Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK.A, BRK.B), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality products for building insulation, mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, and roof insulation, as well as fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications.

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"Brainware Distiller is a key component of our process improvement initiative aimed at driving efficiency gains throughout the procure-to-pay process," says Ed Ermak, Business Process Specialist at Johns Manville.  "Brainware has demonstrated their commitment to working with us as a valued business partner.  We are already realizing good results and expect even greater efficiencies from the Distiller solution as we expand accounts payable invoice imaging to additional business operations."

The Brainware solution combines powerful classification, extraction, and search capabilities into a single platform that reads, sorts, extracts and validates invoice information with minimal human intervention. Brainware Distiller has been fully integrated to Johns Manville's existing SAP ECC 6.0 ERP system and SAP workflow solution to process all incoming invoices for their U.S. and Canada operations.

"Top Performing organizations are automating about 80% of their invoice transactions," says Kurt Albertson, Director of Advisory Services with The Hackett Group.  "This level of invoice automation helps drive a three-fold advantage in productivity."

"Our customers' success is Brainware's success," said Carl Mergele, Chief Executive Officer at Brainware. "We work hard to ensure that each new implementation of our technology delivers maximum business benefit and we're thrilled that Johns Manville is achieving their goals."

About Brainware

Brainware, Inc. is an innovative provider of intelligent data capture and enterprise search solutions that help Global 2000 companies eliminate costly manual data entry, rapidly process large volumes of documents and retrieve data from across the enterprise. Its solutions were built from the ground up to manage unstructured data without templates, exact definitions, taxonomies or indexing. Headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, Brainware maintains global sales and support operations through its North American, U.K. and European offices. Brainware customers include Airbus, Alcon, Alltel, Amgen, Anadarko, BB&T, , British American Tobacco, Continental Airlines, CORT, Gardner Denver, Halliburton, Her Majesty's Prison Service, Johns Manville, JohnsonDiversey, Kimberly-Clark, KPMG, NHS/Steria, Newell Rubbermaid, Phillip Morris International Service Center Europe, Reynolds & Reynolds, Rockwell Automation, Shell, Southern Company, Sun Chemical, The Bank of New York Mellon/SourceNet, TriZetto, and many others. For more information, please visit

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