May 17 , 2006: Coastal Logic, Inc., a leading provider of batch processing integrations for MatrixOne PLM, today announced that Smith & Nephew, the renowned global medical manufacturer, has deployed its batch printing solution for their enterprise-wide shop floor printing.
Coastal Logic specializes in batch printing and rendering solutions for PLM, PDM, ECM and EDM organizations. Industries ranging from Medical to Aerospace to Consumer Products rely on Coastal Logic applications every day to increase efficiency, reduce costs and ensure compliance. One of Coastal Logic's MatrixOne integrations, printLogic, allows users to batch print documents directly from Matrix without viewing them first, and provides Administrators with strict control over printing and metadata stamping. Besides offering out-of-the-box solutions, Coastal Logic products can be customized to meet the specific needs of their customers. One such customer is
Smith & Nephew.
A global medical device company founded in 1856, Smith & Nephew operates in 33 countries, employs over 8,500 people and generates annual sales of $2.6 billion. Smith & Nephew is organized into four global business units—Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Trauma & Clinical Therapies, Endoscopy, and Advanced Wound Management—that specialize in providing innovative, cost-effective products that meet pressing healthcare needs. One way that Smith & Nephew stays ahead in its markets is by utilizing cutting-edge technologies and collaboration with companies such as Coastal Logic.
“The requirement was to update Smith & Nephew’s Shop Floor Printing web-based interface and link it to our printLogic core document processor”, said Wayne Hoit, Vice President of Coastal Logic. “We successfully collaborated to combine their existing system with our batch printing software into a unique, custom solution”.
“Coastal Logic software will enable us to share secure and accurate information globally while maintaining compliant and repeatable business processes” said Randall Reavis, Manager of Computer Aided Engineering at Smith & Nephew. “The Coastal Logic staff has demonstrated an excellent commitment to meeting our business requirements by developing and implementing critical product functionality and consistently providing responsive customer service, training, and consulting.”
“As many customers are replacing their home-grown systems with our commercial products, we work diligently to provide solutions that are comprehensive yet flexible,” said Wayne Hoit. “Our out of-the-box solutions often satisfy our customers needs and are also a strong foundation for some clients who have additional requirements, like Smith & Nephew.”
About Smith & Nephew:
Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) is a global medical technology business, specializing in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Orthapaedic Trauma & Clinical Therapies, Endoscopy and Advanced Wound Management products. Smith & Nephew is a global leader in arthroscopy and advanced wound management and is one of the fastest growing global orthopaedics companies. Smith & Nephew is dedicated to helping improve people’s lives. The company prides itself on the strength of its relationships with its surgeon and professional healthcare customers, with whom its name is synonymous with high standards of performance, innovation and trust. The company has over 8,500 employees and operates in 33 countries around the world and generated annual sales of $2.6 billion in 2005.
About Coastal Logic, Inc.:
Coastal Logic develops software solutions for the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Product Data Management (PDM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Enterprise Document Management (EDM) industries. Coastal Logic's robust batch processing software provides strict control over printing, rendering, metadata stamping and watermarking. Thousands of users, from small business to Fortune 500 companies, utilize Coastal Logic software every day to increases efficiency, ensure regulatory compliance and accelerate profit. Coastal Logic is a MatrixOne Certified Developer and an Authorized Reseller of AdLib eDocument Solutions.