EXTON, PA and FRANKFURT, GERMANY--(Marketwire - October 26, 2010) -  Elemica, the industry leading, B2B supply chain network, announces sponsorship and participation in the BME Symposium in Berlin, Germany from November 10 to 12, 2010. The Symposium features practical experience reports and discussion panels focusing on the top issues of the industry, such as global sourcing strategies and creating efficient supply chain structures.

"Procurement, supply chain, and logistics decision-makers are looking for innovative solutions that will transform their supply chains and provide continuous performance improvements," said Mike McGuigan, CEO of Elemica. "Elemica's solutions address these challenges by providing a robust framework for driving cost savings by managing spend, championing partnerships, and reducing risk in global supplier relationships via a cloud-computing platform."

Nov. 10, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. in program slot 6 "Supply Chain Excellence - Optimierung der Wertschöpfungskette" Ralf Kahre from BASF SE (Senior Manager e-solutions) will give a presentation "Ganzheitlicher Ansatz der Systemintegration zur Optimierung der Supply Chain" (Holistic Approach for System Integration to optimize the Supply Chain). The presentation will explain the business benefits BASF has achieved through the use of Elemica solutions. To support Ralf Kahre, Ralf Urlaub (Commercial Sales Director in Europe) from Elemica will also be present and available for questions and/or discussions at the end of Mr. Kahre's presentation.

The 45th Symposium Purchasing and Logistics is the annual conference of the German Association of Materials Management, Purchasing, and Logistics. Attendees that register via Elemica will need to register with the form on page 36 (http://www.bme.de/Home.42079.0.html) to get a discount of EUR 100 on the regular attendee fee.

The event will be in German language.

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. http://www.elemica.com.

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