EBARA International Selects Rootstock Software® Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Apps on the Force.com Platform
Global Industrial Machinery Company Picks Rootstock to Support Complex
Dreamforce 2012 Booth #440
SAN FRANCISCO -- September 18, 2012
Rootstock Software®, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) manufacturing
solution provider, announces that EBARA International, a world leader in the
engineering and production of specialized cryogenic liquefied gas pumps and
turbine expanders, has selected Rootstock manufacturing and supply chain apps
built on the Force.com cloud-computing platform. EBARA International is a
subsidiary of Tokyo-based EBARA Corp., which has 77 subsidiaries and 11
affiliated companies throughout the world with over 14,000 employees.
Rootstock initially will be implemented in three different business units
located in Sparks, Nevada and Rock Hill, South Carolina in a multi-year
EBARA, a current salesforce.com Sales Cloud (CRM) customer, was looking to
extend the extraordinary salesforce.com user experience to their manufacturing
and supply chain operations. EBARA focused their search on native Force.com
manufacturing apps that would provide the flexibility and functionality they
needed to support their complex business processes while reducing their total
cost of ownership.
After an exhaustive year-long search evaluating multiple cloud applications
vendors on the Force.com platform, EBARA selected Rootstock manufacturing and
supply chain apps because of the deep manufacturing expertise of the Rootstock
team and Rootstock’s powerful product capabilities that are available today.
Built on the proven Force.com platform, Rootstock provides a robust yet nimble
solution for manufacturers and distributors who are demanding shorter
implementations, lower costs and quicker returns or their IT investments.
“EBARA is always willing to leverage new technology, but only when it makes
sense,” said Joel Madison, CEO, EBARA International. “The Rootstock team has a
proven track record delivering powerful solutions for complex manufacturing
and supply chain environments and we’re delighted they’re able to provide this
capability to EBARA on the Force.com platform today.”
“EBARA needed to move away from the closed and rigid processes of legacy ERP
to the very flexible and open work-flows possible in Rootstock on the
Force.com platform,” said Frank Lowery, Director of IT, EBARA International.
“Rootstock is the only vendor on the Force.com cloud platform that can support
our complex, project-oriented, engineer-to-order manufacturing environment
“EBARA is a great example of a complex manufacturer replacing expensive
traditional on-premise software solutions and moving to the cloud”, said
Patrick Garrehy, CEO and Founder, Rootstock Software®. “We are very pleased
that EBARA, with its very demanding information systems requirements, has
chosen Rootstock to deliver an integrated, cost effective app on the Force.com
platform that provides the critical visibility, flexibility and control
manufacturers need in today’s fast paced business environment.”
Rootstock Software® is a sponsor of salesforce.com’s Dreamforce 2012, the
cloud computing industry event of the year, in San Francisco on September
18-21, 2012. Rootstock will be demonstrating the latest product capabilities
at booth #440 in the Cloud expo throughout the event.
About EBARA International Corporation
EBARA International is recognized as the foremost producer of submersible
pumps and turbine expanders for the ever-growing LNG and liquefied gas
industries. Recently exceeding 6,000 units installed aboard LNG Carriers and
land based installations; EBARA is represented at the vast majority of LNG
operations in liquefaction, marine transport and re-gasification applications.
To learn more, please visit www.ebaraintl.com.
About Rootstock Software®
Rootstock Software® is a proven provider of powerful manufacturing and supply
chain solutions built on the Force.com cloud computing platform. The Rootstock
solution enables real-time management of manufacturing and supply chain
operations from front to back, anytime and anywhere. The company’s
manufacturing and supply chain apps integrate ‘out of the box’ with native
sales and accounting apps by salesforce.com and FinancialForce.com. With
unparalleled executive experience in manufacturing software and an established
base of installed and implemented cloud customers, Rootstock offers a better
and reliable way to plan and execute required activities, deliver essential
information to all parts of the organization, and improve timely and informed
business decision-making. The organization also provides the control and
visibility to elevate the total performance of manufacturing and supply chain
operations. Rootstock is now available on the AppExchange by salesforce.com,
the world’s most popular marketplace for business apps. To learn more, please
follow us on Twitter @RootstockMFG, visit our Facebook page
www.facebook.com/RootstockSoftware or visit www.rootstock.com.
Garfield Group Public Relations for Rootstock Software
Christian Barbato, 215-867-8600 x227
Laura Horvath, 925-785-2696
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