Massapequa, NY October 11, 2005 - Avantcé Software announced today that it as completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of ROBOCOM Systems International, a leading provider of Warehouse Management Solutions that optimize and enable supply chains.
"We are pleased to partner with ROBOCOM's experienced management team and to play a role in guiding the company into its next phase of growth," said Jon Scheumann, a Managing Director of Avantcé. "ROBOCOM offers premier solutions for complex warehousing and distribution needs which continue to grow and we believe that ROBOCOM is well positioned to capitalize on this growth."
Aivars Lode, Managing Director of Avantcé has assumed the role of ROBOCOM CEO. "We seek out companies like ROBOCOM that are poised to break out from the competition through superior customer service and technology solutions," said Aivars Lode. "We believe ROBOCOM is well positioned in the WMS/ Supply Chain Execution industry to address market opportunities and meet that needs of its strong customer base."
The newly independent company will retain the ROBOCOM name and will be headquartered in Massapequa, NY. ROBOCOM offers Warehouse Management / Supply Chain Management Execution Solutions to companies in a variety of industries and governmental agencies. The company's products are in use at leading companies such as Conagra-Swiss Rose, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Moen, Sonoco Products Company, Hansa Mertens B.V., U.S. Army, Fort Polk, GE Lighting Systems, Eaton Corporation (Aeroquip), Exxon/Mobil Corporation, Exel Logistics, Distribuidora Metropolitana, CME Wire and Cable and Uponor Finland.
Avantcé Software is a private investment company focused on investments in the Information Technology industry. Avantcé's investment strategy is to purchase equity interests in companies and apply additional capital for growth opportunities and consolidation acquisitions.
The Principals of Avantcé have a collective experience of over 60 years in the supply chain execution, software and professional services industries. Between them the Principals have participated in over 40 successful transactions. Leveraging this experience, Avantcé is focused on additional acquisitions within the software industry. For more information see avantc.com.
About ROBOCOM Systems International
ROBOCOM has helped companies adapt to changing requirements and achieve supply chain excellence since 1982. Our solutions reduce costs, increase productivity and inventory visibility and improve customer satisfaction throughout your entire supply chain. Unique to our approach is the high level of personalization our customers achieve without the burdensome cost of customization. Whether your requirements include an RFID enable Warehouse Management System or Event Notification, your project will be delivered on time and on budget. For more information see www.robocom.com.