Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 4, 2005
Invistics, developer of Lean Manufacturing software for high-mix manufacturing environments, announced today that Lenny Purwin has joined the company as the vice president of sales and Ed Lawton has been hired as vice president of presales consulting.
Purwin brings over 20 years of sales management experience defining and executing expansion strategies for high growth technology companies including i2 Technologies, where he was vice president of sales for Latin America. Purwin is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and has held executive positions in global organizations such as Eastman Kodak Company as well as leading software providers including Dun and Bradstreet Software and MAPICS.
Ed Lawton came to Invistics from Optimum Profit Consulting, a company he founded to provide network optimization as an outsourced consulting service. Prior to Optimum Profit Consulting, Lawton held several executive management positions with leading supply chain solution providers including Adexa, Inc. and Numetrix, Inc. as well as positions in production management and industrial engineering with Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Lawton received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and his MBA from the Pennsylvania State University.
ÂBoth Lenny and Ed bring years of expertise in their respective fields that complement Invistics' existing management team and strengthen our value proposition,Â says Scott Geller, Invistics CEO. ÂWe expect their contributions to bring added benefit to the company and our customers.Â
Invistics is a software company that helps high mix manufacturers implement Lean Manufacturing, evolving their global manufacturing networks into world-class demand-driven operations. The Flow Path Management SystemÂ® is a software solution that combines a breakthrough methodology for managing a high mix production environment with advanced operations research developed in conjunction with thought leaders from MIT and Georgia Tech. Utilizing Invistics solutions, customers have achieved over 99% on-time deliveries while reducing inventory by an average of 50% and cutting cycle times by more than half. Designed to enhance and extend existing ERP and SCM systems, the Invistics solution can be deployed quickly and provide immediate benefit.
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