ATLANTA (March 25, 2010) –Invistics, the recognized leader in lean planning and execution solutions for high-mix manufacturers, today announced the implementation of its MachSix software and services at global chemical manufacturer CP Kelco’s locations in the Chinese cities of Wulian and Taixing.
“After successful MachSix implementations in the U.S. and in Europe, we are looking forward to realizing the same level of benefits at our two plants in China. This expansion is a testament to the flexibility and usability of the Invistics software,” said Shaw Gilmer, Global Director of Planning and Strategic Sourcing at J.M Huber Corporation.
Invistics Founder and CEO Tom Knight added, “Invistics is excited at the opportunity to broaden our global footprint with these two implementations. This is also another example of the broad applicability of our MachSix solution.”
Invistics provides consulting services and supporting software solutions that enable high mix manufacturers to achieve the right inventory levels for their supply chain through advanced analytics and actionable insights. Based on Six Sigma and lean principles, Invistics solutions help manufacturing executives improve profitability by reducing cycle times and costs, while increasing throughput and customer satisfaction. www.invistics.com
About CP Kelco
CP Kelco is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of specialty hydrocolloids, with facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Owned by J.M. Huber Corporation, CP Kelco’s product lines include pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, cellulose gum, locust bean gum, gellan gum, microparticulated whey protein concentrate and other novel biopolymers, marketed under brand names including AxCel®, CEKOL®, GENU®, GENUGEL®, GENU pHresh™, GENUVISCO®, GENULACTA®, KELTROL®, KELCOGEL®,, SLENDID®, SIMPLESSE®. For more information, visit www.cpkelco.com.