Merlischachen-Küssnacht (Switzerland), October 28, 2015. SpecPage plc, leading provider of integrated software solutions for the food and beverage industry, announced today that it has acquired GLN-Data.com Ltd, a company that offers innovative GDSN solutions for SAP® users.
SpecPage with expertise in GDSN provides comprehensive software solutions and online catalogs for product management and information, including Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Product Data Management (PDM), Laboratory Information and Management System (LIMS), and Environmental Health and Safety Administration (EHSA).
GLN-Data.com provides suppliers and distributors with innovative solutions to manage master data across the business as well as exchange them with trade partners through standardized GDSN data pools. The company offers GTIN-Connector©, a SAP Add-on which enables master data preparation, verification, addition of missing attributes and subsequent publication through GDSN. GLN-Data.com serves manufacturing companies such as Dr. Oetker, Müller Milch, Intersnack, L’Oréal and Lindt & Sprüngli.
Severin Weiss, CEO SpecPage, said: „We are a growing company with a global customer base. Through this acquisition, our customers can take advantage of broad experience and enhanced service with respect to GDSN product data management, guaranteeing the highest possible data quality in compliance with food laws.”
„GTIN-Connector complements our PDM specification and recipe management solutions ideally, while stored finished product specifications can be published directly and smoothly through GDSN”, added Weiss.
Heinz Rautenkranz, Managing Partner at GLN-Data.com, commented: „SpecPage is an ideal partner with its global distribution network and expertise in food law, thus supporting our customers in the long term with efficient data management.”
SpecPage customers can also benefit from GLN-Data.com’s service expertise in data capture. Support from an experienced team ensures that only up-to-date legal data is published.
SpecPage is a rapidly growing Swiss company with subsidiaries in Frankfurt (Germany), Paris (France), Gouda (Netherlands) and Bratislava (Slovakia), and has recently opened offices in Milan (Italy) as well as in Chicago and Bradenton, Florida (United States). The company is set to expand its activities in Europe and the US, meeting the growing demand in the range of specification and recipe management in the F&B industry.