Kennametal Expands Partnership with Stibo Systems

Tooling and industrial materials supplier upgrades MDM solution for ecommerce across mobile and tablets

Kennesaw, Ga.July 9, 2013Kennametal Inc., a supplier of tooling and industrial materials, expanded its partnership with Stibo Systems Inc. by upgrading to Stibo Systems’ latest Master Data Management (MDM) solution. With the Stibo Systems MDM solution, Kennametal can further optimize its ecommerce buying experience, including mobile and tablet platforms.

“We completed a rigorous and in-depth evaluation of more than 10 vendors who provide cross-media publication solutions,” said John Jacko, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer with Kennametal. “We chose Stibo Systems because they are an established provider offering leading-edge solution capabilities, an excellent MDM roadmap and the ability to execute and deliver results. For over 75 years, Kennametal has been delivering productivity to customers in the most demanding environments. Stibo Systems has proven to be a reliable partner, and we look forward to achieving even greater results with our strategic MDM initiative.”

After integration, Stibo Systems’ MDM solution will be centrally managed, supporting all global locations. Kennametal originally became a customer of Stibo Systems in 2005. Since then, the company integrated the Stibo Systems’ solution into the creation of its large and complex marketing publications.

“From day one, we have been committed to delivering superior technology integration, solution development and an overall return on investment for Kennametal,” said Todd Callen, Executive Vice President with Stibo Systems Inc. “We are thrilled to assist Kennametal in their latest endeavor and look forward to helping them achieve their goal of creating a better customer experience.”

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