SOURCE: Ramco Systems

November 30, 2007 13:00 ET

Bissinger's Selects Ramco Systems

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ--(Marketwire - November 30, 2007) - Ramco Systems, a leading provider of Enterprise Applications, has won an order to provide Enterprise Software and IT services to Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier, a high-growth, world-class producer and purveyor of fine chocolates located in St. Louis, MO.

Ramco will replace Bissinger's legacy information systems with its Food and Beverage ERP Software, Ecommerce, Retail Business Software, and Business Analytics solutions, providing end-to-end IT outsourcing services to enable Bissinger's to refine its focus on its core competencies. The Ramco Solution will minimize complexities; enable efficiency and productivity improvement; and provide a scalable, flexible platform to provide senior management with enhanced operational insight.

Bill Bremer, Bissinger's Chief Operating Officer, added, "Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier is extremely pleased with the selection of the Ramco software solution coupled with the support services they provide. The mix will allow us to take advantage of a leading edge system. Ramco's process will not only keep our business moving through the implementation, but also provide proven implementation resources and methodologies. From a functionality standpoint, we have identified Ramco as a superior food and supply chain package to meet our complex product needs and our diverse business objectives."

Speaking on the order win, Richard Sides, Ramco Systems' Senior Vice President of Global Services, said, "Ramco is delighted that Bissinger's has placed their full trust with us. We are confident that as a strategic partner of Bissinger's we will quickly transform their Information Systems landscape to meet their current & future business model. This is a significant order further demonstrating Ramco's increasing appeal to organizations with innovative business models. Bissinger's will be able to make an ongoing impact in the market place through continuously improving business processes enabled by Ramco Food & Beverage ERP."

About Ramco Systems:

Ramco is a global provider of business consulting, enterprise solutions, and outsourcing services that enhance business value through better business processes and agile, global-class applications.

Ramco's Food & Beverage ERP and Supply Chain enables fast, flexible deployment and change-on-demand processes and applications for maximum flexibility -- so when your business changes, your system changes too.

Ramco Systems has offices in nine countries and over 450 customers in 1,000 locations worldwide. The company provides solutions to multiple verticals including food & beverages, chemicals, agri-business, discrete manufacturing, aviation, banking & finance, transportation, and logistics. Ramco Systems has been certified for ISO 9001:2000 quality standards and assessed at SEI CMMi - SW Level 5. The company is part of the USD 580+ million Ramco Group and is publicly held. For more information, please visit

About Bissinger's:

Bissinger's is a European-style chocolatier with a history that dates back to the 17th century. Bissinger's has been hand making fine French confections from old family recipes for more than 350 years. Bissinger's candy makers have been trained from one generation to another to make confections with the finest ingredients imported from all over the world. For more information, please visit

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are forward-looking statements which involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT business including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry. Ramco Systems and Corbus may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in our reports to shareholders. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or behalf of the company.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Richard Sides
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