processPoint Provides Collaborative PLM Solutions for The Process Industries

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Sequencia Corporation

    PHOENIX, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequencia Corporation today announced
 that processPoint(TM), the collaborative Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
 solution for the process industries, is being used in a record number of
 chemical industry contract manufacturing projects.  processPoint is being used
 as a collaborative product development and deployment solution by Richman
 Chemical Inc. (RCI) to manage and control over 30 active projects covering
 over 100 customers and partners in contract and toll manufacturing for the
 pharmaceutical and fine chemicals industries.  RCI has implemented
 processPoint as their custom-manufacturing marketplace covering over
 400 contract manufacturing companies.  RCI is the largest independent broker
 of sourcing and contract manufacturing services in the chemical industry.
     "processPoint is allowing us to more effectively manage our projects,"
 said Edward Richman, Ph.D., founder and president of RCI.  "processPoint's
 smart capability matching helps us quickly determine the optimal contract and
 toll manufacturing plant for each project.  We use processPoint's Internet
 based model to give us project management access from anywhere in the world,
 and because all project communication is logged and archived we have fewer
 project delays."
     The Sequencia processPoint family of product life cycle management
 solutions provides collaborative product development and deployment within an
 enterprise, across a value chain, as a private trading exchange, or as a
 service within a public trading exchange.  processPoint supplies management of
 product definitions, matching of site's process capabilities to quickly
 determine where products can be manufactured, project costing and scheduling
 visibility, cross company project tracking, management of technology transfers
 to manufacturing sites, and automated conversion of product definition
 information to site specific manufacturing instructions.
     Through the Strategic Partnership Agreement, RCI is implementing their
 entire contract manufacturing business on processPoint.  The relationship will
 allow RCI to extend its independent outsourcing to a broader community.  In
 addition to managing projects with a multitude of suppliers around the world
 via the processPoint collaboration technology, RCI is also working with
 Sequencia to enhance the processPoint contract manufacturing database and to
 deploy industry B2B exchange standards.
 
     About Sequencia
     Sequencia Corporation provides collaborative PLM solutions to automate the
 deployment of new product and process innovations into the manufacturing
 supply chain within the specialty chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage,
 and consumer packaged goods industries.  Sequencia offers collaborative
 product definition and deployment solutions through its processPoint family of
 products.  The Company's solutions enhance the integrity and speed of new
 product development, product change management, and Internet-centric virtual
 manufacturing.  Additional information is available at www.sequencia.com and
 www.processpoint.com.
 
     About Richman Chemical Inc.
     Richman Chemical Inc. pioneered the Independent Outsourcing Company
 business model, and has been developing innovative solutions for chemical and
 pharmaceutical companies throughout the world since 1988.  The company now
 enjoys an industry-wide reputation for delivering superior custom
 manufacturing services in a timely and cost-effective way.  Richman Chemical
 delivers value and drives profit for outsourcing companies and CMOs worldwide.
 The Company's capabilities include all types of syntheses and unit operations
 with virtually unlimited access to equipment from laboratory to full
 commercial scale.  Additional information is available at
 www.richmanchemical.com.
 
     Sequencia and processPoint are trademarks of Sequencia Corporation.
 
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SOURCE Sequencia Corporation
    PHOENIX, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequencia Corporation today announced
 that processPoint(TM), the collaborative Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
 solution for the process industries, is being used in a record number of
 chemical industry contract manufacturing projects.  processPoint is being used
 as a collaborative product development and deployment solution by Richman
 Chemical Inc. (RCI) to manage and control over 30 active projects covering
 over 100 customers and partners in contract and toll manufacturing for the
 pharmaceutical and fine chemicals industries.  RCI has implemented
 processPoint as their custom-manufacturing marketplace covering over
 400 contract manufacturing companies.  RCI is the largest independent broker
 of sourcing and contract manufacturing services in the chemical industry.
     "processPoint is allowing us to more effectively manage our projects,"
 said Edward Richman, Ph.D., founder and president of RCI.  "processPoint's
 smart capability matching helps us quickly determine the optimal contract and
 toll manufacturing plant for each project.  We use processPoint's Internet
 based model to give us project management access from anywhere in the world,
 and because all project communication is logged and archived we have fewer
 project delays."
     The Sequencia processPoint family of product life cycle management
 solutions provides collaborative product development and deployment within an
 enterprise, across a value chain, as a private trading exchange, or as a
 service within a public trading exchange.  processPoint supplies management of
 product definitions, matching of site's process capabilities to quickly
 determine where products can be manufactured, project costing and scheduling
 visibility, cross company project tracking, management of technology transfers
 to manufacturing sites, and automated conversion of product definition
 information to site specific manufacturing instructions.
     Through the Strategic Partnership Agreement, RCI is implementing their
 entire contract manufacturing business on processPoint.  The relationship will
 allow RCI to extend its independent outsourcing to a broader community.  In
 addition to managing projects with a multitude of suppliers around the world
 via the processPoint collaboration technology, RCI is also working with
 Sequencia to enhance the processPoint contract manufacturing database and to
 deploy industry B2B exchange standards.
 
     About Sequencia
     Sequencia Corporation provides collaborative PLM solutions to automate the
 deployment of new product and process innovations into the manufacturing
 supply chain within the specialty chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage,
 and consumer packaged goods industries.  Sequencia offers collaborative
 product definition and deployment solutions through its processPoint family of
 products.  The Company's solutions enhance the integrity and speed of new
 product development, product change management, and Internet-centric virtual
 manufacturing.  Additional information is available at www.sequencia.com and
 www.processpoint.com.
 
     About Richman Chemical Inc.
     Richman Chemical Inc. pioneered the Independent Outsourcing Company
 business model, and has been developing innovative solutions for chemical and
 pharmaceutical companies throughout the world since 1988.  The company now
 enjoys an industry-wide reputation for delivering superior custom
 manufacturing services in a timely and cost-effective way.  Richman Chemical
 delivers value and drives profit for outsourcing companies and CMOs worldwide.
 The Company's capabilities include all types of syntheses and unit operations
 with virtually unlimited access to equipment from laboratory to full
 commercial scale.  Additional information is available at
 www.richmanchemical.com.
 
     Sequencia and processPoint are trademarks of Sequencia Corporation.
 
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