Bradenton, FL, September 8, 2016. SpecPage, a global provider of integrated software solutions and online tools for the recipe-based manufacturing industry, has appointed Milan Vacval as Project Manager to lead technology projects for US-based clients.
In his new role, Vacval will be assisting SpecPage’s clients with the implementation of SpecPDM, a comprehensive application suite for recipe and specification management, and the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) standard. He will be based at the company’s US subsidiary in Bradenton, Florida. Vacval has long-standing industry experience and specializes in master data management and data quality. Prior to joining SpecPage, he worked at 1WorldSync, the leading global multi-enterprise product information network, and was a core member of the GS1 standard development groups, developing standards for item attributes, images and data synchronization, as well as data quality and implementation guidelines. He also held senior roles at AFS Technologies, Gladson and JDA Software.
SpecPage provides product development solutions, including Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Product Data Management (PDM) and Laboratory Information and Management System (LIMS), enabling food and beverage companies to innovate competitive products in compliance with relevant food laws.
With expertise in GDSN, the Swiss-based company offers individually customizable online catalogs, including Supplier’s Guide, Buyer’s Guide and Compliance Guide, to help companies manage high-quality product information at the touch of a button.
“We look forward to working with Milan. He has tremendous experience with product information and will help our clients to efficiently manage data quality and regulatory compliance”, said Severin Weiss, CEO at SpecPage. “As a leading provider of software solutions and online tools for the food and beverage industry, SpecPage’s focus is to ensure that only up-to-date regulatory compliant data is published through standardized GDSN data pools, improving product information quality and increasing sales.”
„I am delighted to be joining SpecPage’s team, especially at this exciting stage in the company’s global expansion”, said Vacval. “Having worked in the US for over 30 years, I look forward to bringing in my knowledge of this market and working with SpecPage’s team in Europe, including my old homeland Slovakia.”
With subsidiaries in the US, Slovakia, Germany, the Netherlands, France and Italy, SpecPage is a rapidly growing company and is set to expand its activities in these markets, meeting the growing demand in the range of product development and information.