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Thomson Industries Strengthens Supply Chain with Stibo Systems Multidomain MDM

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has selected Stibo Systems’ award-winning multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solution to strengthen its supply chain efforts and bolster sales across a network of more than 2,000 distributors worldwide. With facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, Thomson will implement Stibo Systems’ STEP platform to support their Product Information Management (PIM) efforts, and integrate and synchronize the available information from discreet systems.

Key Points:

  • Using Stibo Systems' MDM and PIM platform, Thomson will be able to create and maintain automated synchronization of product data throughout the supply chain in order to minimize data variations among all of their sales, engineering and support systems.
  • Maintaining more than 50,000 salable products, Thomson supports an integrated product information flow that is shared among internal teams and third-party suppliers. Using STEP and by creating a single source of critical information, Thomson can present enhanced product information and provide easier search engine capability.
  • With more than 60 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace & defense markets. The Company offers Linear Ball Bushing® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case® Shafting, ground and Ball and Lead Screws, Linear Actuators, Gearheads, Clutches, Brakes, Linear Systems, and related accessories.

Customer Quote:

“Achieving and sharing reliable product data is critical to Thomson’s business, so we are constantly searching for ways to strengthen the accuracy of our product information across the supply chain,” said Rob Gallagher, Director of Marketing at Thomson Industries, Inc. “Using the STEP solution, we will create an integrated process for maintaining product consistency across our global network which will enable distributors to navigate our product information with ease and improve the shopping experience for their end-user customers.”

Stibo Systems Quote

“Achieving accurate product information is imperative for businesses looking to improve their performance and provide the most satisfying customer experience. However, the reality is it is harder than it looks,” said Todd Callen, Executive Vice President, North America for Stibo Systems. “We look forward to helping them meet their strategic PIM goals and more importantly to create a more satisfying and profitable customer experience.”

About Stibo Systems

Stibo Systems is the global leader in multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solutions. Industry leaders rely on Stibo Systems to provide cross-channel consistency by linking product and customer data, suppliers and other organizational assets. This enables businesses to make more effective decisions, improve sales and build shareholder value. During the last 30 years, Stibo Systems has helped hundreds of companies to develop a trusted source of operational information. A privately held subsidiary of the Stibo A/S group, which was originally founded in 1794, Stibo Systems' corporate headquarters is located in Aarhus, Denmark. For more information, visit www.stibosystems.com.

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