FRANKFURT, GERMANY--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2015) - Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces agenda additions to the company's upcoming IGNITE 2015 European Supply Chain Conference, which takes place on the 15th of September in Düsseldorf, Germany. The conference features client case studies, industry analyst presentations, entrepreneur insights and leading consultants discussing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), social media in the supply chain, next generation business networks and innovation, end-to-end visibility and traceability, inbound supply management, strategic procurement and more. Attendees will learn how to win the market through robust technologies and high performance supply chain strategies.

"With the wealth of experience and expertise to be shared by leaders at our event, I'm confident participants will be inspired to develop next-generation capabilities within their organizations and become the supply chain heroes they desire to be," said Ed Rusch, VP Corporate Marketing at Elemica. "IGNITE's actionable information will spark attendees with the knowledge they need to fuel their supply chain networks in order to capture greater business value and drive innovation that delivers on their strategic goals."

New presentations include:

  • Strategic Procurement: Organizing Supply Chains for a Competitive Advantage by Gert van der Heijden, Managing Partner at The Sourcing Experience. Gert's presentation will cover eliminating inefficiencies, creating synergies, embracing automation, and fostering better collaboration among trading partners.

  • Managing Global Suppliers: Gaining More Visibility and Value by Michael Okon, Head of Inbound Supply Chain Management at Continental AG. Michael's presentation will cover how connecting their suppliers through Elemica's business network increases operational efficiencies, reduces working capital requirements, improves material scheduling, and more.

Elemica IGNITE takes place on September 15, 2015 at the Intercontinental Düsseldorf. The conference includes an entertaining pre-event dinner, show and cocktail reception the evening prior. A very limited number of seats remain open. To quickly claim your seat, please register at

About Elemica

Elemica is the leading Supply Chain Operating Network for the process industries. Elemica transforms supply chains by replacing manual and complex approaches with efficient and reliable ones. Launched in 2000, customers like BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, Wacker and more process nearly $400B in commerce value annually on the network. Elemica drives bottom line results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between trading partners. For more information, visit

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