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KapStone Selects MAJIQ, a Subsidiary of Constellation Software, for Manufacturing Execution Systems(February 28, 2012)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/29/12 -- MAJIQ Inc. ("MAJIQ"), a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU), is pleased to announce that KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ("KapStone") has selected MAJIQ to deliver a number of projects during 2012.
MAJIQ is extending the footprint of its Elixir?? product at the Roanoke Rapids Mill, installing a manufacturing execution system (MES) into the Cowpens mill, and moving Sales Order Processing (SOP) functions to a centralized "HQ" Elixir system.
"This series of projects furthers our objective of operating our production business on standard software that fits the way we go about delivering product to our customers," says Christophe Deslandes, VP and CIO of KapStone. "The outcome of this initiative will help ensure that KapStone is well positioned for the future and will deliver even better service and value to our customers."
Steve Latham, President of MAJIQ, adds, "We are pleased to continue our partnership. KapStone will have a state-of-the-art order to cash backbone which will allow them to be agile and provide their customers with timely and accurate information. KapStone has been instrumental in driving value with our Elixir product and we look forward to continuing to work closely with them in the future."
Constellation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CSU". Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a number of industries across both the public and private sectors. The Company acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of its customers in those industries.
Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is a leading North American producer of unbleached kraft paper products, linerboard and shipping containers. The Company is the parent company of KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation which includes paper mills in Roanoke Rapids, NC, North Charleston, SC, and Cowpens, SC, fourteen converting locations in the East and Midwest, and a lumber mill in Summerville, SC. The business employs approximately 2,700 people.
MAJIQ is a global leader in enterprise software and services for the pulp and paper industry. The Company's Elixir product is best-of-breed software, providing integrated Sales Order Processing (SOP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). Elixir sets the standard for mill-wide operations management. Elixir is Optimization by Design(TM).
Constellation Software Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
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KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation
VP and Chief Information Officer
(847) 239 8816
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