SOURCE: Elemica


September 01, 2010 07:25 ET

Elemica Hosts Semi-Annual North American Sourcing & Supply Chain Conference in Houston

"Accelerating the Momentum into 2011" Includes Client Case Studies on Order Automation, Process Improvement, and Supply Chain Integration

EXTON, PA--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) - Elemica, the industry-leading, B2B supply chain network, is hosting their semi-annual North American Sourcing & Supply Chain Conference in Houston, TX on September 14, 2010. The conference titled, "Accelerating the Momentum into 2011," will focus on eBusiness strategies for improving supply chain and sourcing processes that will help companies improve bottom line results moving into 2011.

Keynote speakers from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, BASF and The Dow Chemical Company will be highlighting the value these companies leverage from Elemica's myriad of sourcing and supply chain services. Other presentations on compliance, order management, and sourcing strategies will be followed by breakout sessions with interactive roundtable discussions for a deeper look at Elemica's products and services, and a sharing of ideas to tackle current market complexities.

"As the global economy rebounds, we're discovering that more than ever before companies are striving to leverage greater value from enhanced collaboration and automation amongst trading partners as a means of achieving improved bottom line results. As we celebrate our 10th year anniversary, we are proud to continue working hand-in-hand with leading global companies to help them discover and achieve new ways to create a leaner, more integrated supply chain through innovative and effective supply chain and sourcing solutions," said Mike McGuigan, CEO of Elemica. "By attending the conference, businesses can learn first-hand how they can reduce costs by improving indirect spend despite limited resources, gain insight on surpassing their competition through a proactive focus on customer satisfaction, and more while interacting with some of the most respected leaders in the industry."

The agenda includes:

  • Opening Remarks and Anti-Trust Compliance: Dan Haas, Senior Vice President, Elemica
  • Keynote Address: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Philip Jones, Director of Procurement, Raw Materials and Planning
  • Sourcing Management: Chris Horacek, Director, Commercial Sourcing Services, Elemica
  • Making eCommerce Available to Core Customers: The Dow Chemical Company, Nancy Fazzoni, Lead Architect, eBusiness
  • Creating a Competitive Advantage: Computer Sciences Corporation, Chuck Deise, Vice President
  • Using Advanced Order Management to Accelerate Your Momentum into 2011: Jeff Leahy, Product Manager, Elemica
  • Using Classic Order Management to Accelerate Your Momentum into 2011: Rob Guerriere, Product Manager, Elemica
  • Maximizing Road Carrier Savings Through Elemica: BASF, Tom Warner, Manager of e-solutions Systems Integration

Elemica's semi-annual North American Sourcing & Supply Chain Conference takes place in Houston inside Union Station Lobby at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 14, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. For questions or more information, please contact Ashley Capuzzi at or (610) 786.1239.

About Elemica
Elemica delivers state-of-the-art services in the areas of customer, supplier, sourcing and logistics management. Elemica's Connect - Transact - Optimize model drives bottom line business results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between business partners. Elemica was founded in 2000 and today connects more than 2500 companies across multiple industries, processing over $60 billion in annual transactions. Clients include BASF, Continental, Dow, DuPont, Goodyear, LANXESS, Rhodia and Shell.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Becky Boyd
    MediaFirst PR
    Email Contact
    (770) 642-2080 x 214