EMEA Customer Acceptance is Strong for SSA ERP(LN), SSA Global's Flagship ERP System for Discrete Manufacturers

LONDON, March 30/ / -- SSA Global(TM) (Nasdaq: SSAG), a leading provider of enterprise business software and services, today announced that more than 75 customers in EMEA Europe, Middle East and Africa) have gone live or begun implementation of SSA ERP(LN), the company's flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for hybrid discrete manufacturers. An additional 300 companies around the world are testing SSA ERP(LN) for potential implementation.

"Customers have consistently told us that SSA ERP(LN) has made them more competitive," said Cory A. Eaves, chief technology officer, SSA Global. "The marketplace momentum of SSA ERP(LN) is a confirmation of our product development focus on functionality that helps companies protect their investment and better respond to their customers' demands."

Earlier this week, SSA Global announced a new release of SSA ERP(LN). Companies implementing this new release of SSA ERP(LN) will benefit from a wide range of new capabilities including enhanced ease of use and greater vertical industry functionality. This release also includes new localized versions of the solution to address the specific language and business requirements of customers in Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.

Among the EMEA customers successfully transforming their organizations with SSA ERP(LN) is Anton Lorenz, a producer of sawn oak for the furniture industry, interior fittings and the joinery sector and processor of timber as a raw material for parquetry. "We chose the SSA Global solution because it had shown better performance than all the other evaluated systems in our intensive selection process and was the best fit to our requirements," says Stefan Lutke, project manager for the evaluation and implementation of the new system at Anton Lorenz. "The new ERP version from SSA Global provides a palette of functionalities that will support us to continue to ensure the high quality of our products."

Other EMEA customers who have chosen SSA ERP(LN) as their core enterprise solution include Anton Lorenz, Germany; Asitrade AG, Switzerland; Aweco Appliance System, Germany; Brill Gartengerate, Germany; Brugman Radiatoren, The Netherlands; Buhler Mess-und Regeltechnik, Germany; DutchAero, The Netherlands; Elton. B.V., The Netherlands; Frigoglass, Greece; G.D, Italy; Holland Mechanics, The Netherlands; Holmatro Industrial Equipment, The Netherlands; Kalmar Industries, Sweden; Menz & Gasser, Italy; Nefit BV, The Netherlands; Pharmatechnik, Germany; Rafako, SA, Poland; Thrane & Thrane, Denmark; USM U.Scharer Sohne AG, Switzerland; VAF Instruments, The Netherlands; Van Dam Machine BV, The Netherlands and W&H Dentalwerk Buermoos GmbH, Austria.

About SSA Global

SSA Global(TM) (Nasdaq: SSAG) is a leading provider of enterprise business software for mid-sized and large organizations, primarily in select manufacturing, consumer and services industries. The company's software solutions include enterprise resource planning, financial management, human capital management, corporate performance management, customer relationship management, product lifecycle management, supply chain management and supplier relationship management. Headquartered in Chicago, SSA Global has over 50 locations worldwide and its product offerings are used by customers in over 90 countries. For additional information, visit the SSA Global web site at www.ssaglobal.com .

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