Jet Plastica Selects IBM to Implement ERP Solution

Innovative Fast Start Program Designed to Deliver Quick Results

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ARMONK, NY and HATFIELD, PA - 15 Apr 2009: Jet Plastica, a leading manufacturer of foodservice disposables, has selected IBM Global Business Services (NYSE: IBM) to implement the Infor ERPLN Fast Start program and the Cognos Enterprise Reporting tool.

"Jet Plastica was looking for a solution and a partner to support its modernization goals," said Matt Rieker, Chief Financial Officer at Jet Plastica. "The Infor ERPLN solution, delivered by IBM's services team, meets our objective of implementing an innovative technology solution in a timeframe that allows us to realize cost efficiencies this year."

This smart solution will help Jet Plastica gain better visibility into their operations with a focus on improved inventory management, on-time fulfillment and productivity.

"After an intensive study of their business processes, we determined that the ability for greater visibility in the supply chain and increased flexibility in manufacturing to drive lower costs would be the best solution for Jet Plastica," said Russell Schoneberger, Business Solution Executive, IBM Global Business Services. "By selecting IBM, Jet Plastica will be provided with deep business insight and smarter solutions so that they can gain better operational visibility for a competitive advantage."

The agreement was signed on March 5, 2009 with completion targeted for July 2009.

About Jet Plastica

Jet Plastica has been a leader in foodservice disposables since we manufactured the first plastic eating utensil in 1947. Our extensive selection of high quality, cost-competitive cutlery, straws, stirrers and dining kits are purchased nationally by thousands of foodservice distributors, national and local restaurants, quick service chains, cafeterias, hospitals, convenience stores, hospitality and recreational facilities, caterers, supermarkets and many other establishments. For more information, visit

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