CORRECTING and REPLACING Kennametal Upgrades to Master Data Management Solution by Stibo Systems

  CORRECTING and REPLACING Kennametal Upgrades to Master Data Management
  Solution by Stibo Systems

CORRECTION...by Stibo Systems

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- July 12, 2013

First graph, first sentence of release dated July 9, 2013, should read
Kennametal Inc, a leading producer of advanced materials and tooling solutions
for industrial companies (sted Kennametal Inc, a leading supplier of tooling
and industrial materials).

The corrected release reads:

   KENNAMETAL UPGRADES TO MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTION BY STIBO SYSTEMS

Kennametal Inc, a leading producer of advanced materials and tooling solutions
for industrial companies, has recently expanded its partnership with Stibo
Systems. Kennametal will broaden its use of Stibo Systems' award-winning
technology by upgrading to Stibo Systems’ latest Master Data Management (MDM)
solution.

Kennametal delivers productivity to customers seeking peak performance in
demanding environments by providing innovative wear-resistant products and
application engineering backed by advanced material science. Kennametal serves
customers in 60 countries across the diverse sectors of aerospace, earthworks,
energy, industrial production, transportation, and infrastructure. Kennametal
originally became a customer of Stibo Systems in 2005. Since then, the company
has integrated the Stibo Systems’ solution into the creation of its large and
complex marketing publications.

Key Points:

  *With the Stibo Systems MDM solution, Kennametal can further optimize its
    eCommerce buying experience, including mobile and tablet platforms.
  *After integration, Stibo Systems’ MDM solution will be centrally managed,
    supporting all global locations.

Customer Quote

“We completed a rigorous and in-depth evaluation of more than 10 vendors who
provide cross-media publication solutions. We chose Stibo Systems because they
are an established provider offering leading-edge solution capabilities, an
excellent MDM roadmap, and the ability to execute and deliver results," said
John Jacko, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer with Kennametal. “For
over 75 years, Kennametal has been delivering productivity to customers in the
most demanding environments. Stibo Systems has proven to be a reliable
partner, and we look forward to achieving even greater results with our
strategic MDM initiative."

Stibo Systems Quote:

"From day one, we have been committed to delivering superior technology
integration, solution development, and an overall return on investment for
Kennametal. We are thrilled to assist Kennametal in their latest endeavor, and
look forward to helping them achieve their goal of creating a better customer
experience,” Todd Callen, Executive Vice President with Stibo Systems.

About Kennametal Inc.

Celebrating its 75th year as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc.
delivers productivity to customers seeking peak performance in demanding
environments. The company provides innovative wear-resistant products,
application engineering and services backed by advanced material science,
serving customers in 60 countries across diverse sectors of aerospace,
earthworks, energy, industrial production, transportation and infrastructure.
With approximately 12,000 employees and nearly $3billion in sales, the
company realizes half of its revenue from outside North America, and 40%
globally from innovations introduced in the past five years. Recognized among
the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” (Ethisphere); “Outstanding Corporate
Innovator” (Product Development Management Association); and "America's Safest
Companies" (EHS Today) with a focus on 100% safety, Kennametal and its
foundation invest in technical education, industrial technologies and material
science to deliver the promise of progress and economic prosperity to people
everywhere. For more information, visit the company’s website at
www.kennametal.com.

About Stibo Systems

Stibo Systems gives data direction by providing organizations with a leading
multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solution. Stibo Systems enables its
customers to better manage enterprise intelligence on a global scale, improve
sales, and quickly adjust to changes in business requirements. Stibo Systems'
STEP technology is a flexible, uniform MDM solution that provides a single
trusted source of operational information for the entire enterprise. Stibo
Systems is a subsidiary of the privately held Stibo A/S group, originally
founded in 1794 with corporate headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark. For more
information, visit www.stibosystems.com.

Contact:

For Stibo Systems
McCoin & Smith Communications Inc.
Chris McCoin, 508-429-5988
chris@mccoinsmith.com
or
Richard Smith, 978-433-3304
rick@mccoinsmith.com
or
Stibo Systems
Terry Stickler, 678-797-8499
Sr. Director of Marketing
Terry.Stickler@stibo.com
 
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