Apriso Announces Industry’s First Windows 8 Application for Manufacturing

  Apriso Announces Industry’s First Windows 8 Application for Manufacturing

Available as a free download from the Microsoft App Store, this Windows 8 App
provides convenient, real-time mobile access to Apriso’s global solution for
manufacturing operations management

Business Wire

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- January 16, 2013

Apriso, a leading provider of manufacturing software solutions, today
announced general availability of Apriso for Manufacturing, the first Windows
8 application designed specifically for manufacturers. This application
extends Apriso’s manufacturing mobility and intelligence capabilities to
Microsoft Windows 8 mobile devices, delivering plant by plant metrics to make
better informed decisions, anywhere anytime, from the convenience of a Windows
8 tablet or phone.

“Apriso for Manufacturing provides Windows 8 users with a sophisticated
dashboard and drill down capabilities, enabling visibility and execution to
gain and sustain operational excellence,” said John Fishell, vice president of
product management at Apriso. “With this application we have leveraged unique
capabilities of the Windows 8 operating system, such as charms and embedded
social collaboration, resulting in better, more intuitive user experience.”

Windows 8-based mobile devices, made by Microsoft, Sony, HP, Dell, Samsung and
others now have access to Apriso’s complete suite of core FlexNet
applications, including Production, Warehouse, Quality, Maintenance and Time &
Labor. Apriso’s customers gain the following benefits by using this new app:

  *Greater flexibility to execute business processes from Windows 8 tablets
    and phones
  *Expanded access to FlexNet to monitor system performance 24/7
  *Simplified execution of maintenance or quality inspections
  *Faster performance of exception handling or alert responses from an
    expanded variety of mobile devices
  *Easier monitoring, analyzing and collaboration to improve operational

Apriso for Manufacturing is available for download in the Windows Store. View
a video demonstration here.

Read Apriso’s prior mobility application announcements:

  *Issued March 2012: Apriso Embraces Mobile Tablet Market with Launch of
    FlexNet App for iPhone and iPad Users
  *Issued October 2011: Apriso Expands Mobile Offerings with FlexNet for

About Apriso Corporation

Apriso is a software company dedicated to helping its customers transform the
performance of their global manufacturing operations. It does so by enabling
manufacturers to achieve and sustain manufacturing excellence while adapting
quickly to market changes. FlexNet, Apriso's manufacturing software, uniquely
enables companies to manage processes and share best practices across their
operations with its BPM platform-based architecture. Apriso supports
continuous improvement initiatives by delivering visibility into, control over
and synchronization across manufacturing and the product supply network.
Apriso serves nearly 200 customers in 40+ countries across the Americas,
Europe, Asia and Africa. Customers include GM, Tesla Motors, Volvo CE, Cummins
Inc., L'Oréal, Luxottica, Lockheed Martin, Bombardier, Textron Systems, MBDA
and Saint-Gobain. Learn more at: apriso.com. Visit our blog at

Apriso and FlexNet are registered trademarks of Apriso Corporation. All other
trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective


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Apriso Corporation
Gordon Benzie, +1-562-951-8054
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