CUPERTINO, Calif – February 6, 2012 – Ultriva Inc., a leader in Lean Supply Chain solutions today announced that Life Fitness Inc., a division of Brunswick Corporation has selected the Ultriva supply chain solution to manage its supply chain collaboration and electronic Kanban processes.
The Ultriva solution was selected by Life Fitness after a rigorous evaluation of its supply chain management requirements and a review of the various solution providers in the market. Life Fitness needed a system that would plug the gaps in their current ERP and planning systems and one that would allow them to collaborate with their global supplier base.”
Life Fitness is using Ultriva’s Collaborative Supply Portal to support its global materials replenishment process and the Lean Factory Management solution to support its internal eKanban system.
“We’re proud to be able to help a worldwide leader like Life Fitness to extend their business excellence initiative outside their plants and across their entire value chain, said Narayan Laksham, CEO of Ultriva, Inc. We welcome Life Fitness to join our network of world class manufacturers.”
The Ultriva Lean Supply Chain Solution is live at over 150 plants across 10 countries. Our customers include AGCO, Trane, Thermo Fisher Scientific, AO Smith, CNH, Dresser, Emerson, FRANKE, Ingersoll-Rand, McKesson and Regal Beloit among others. Ultriva customers collaborate with over 5,000 suppliers and transact over $1.5 billion of purchased parts every year within their demand driven supply networks. For more information, visit www.ultriva.com.
About Life Fitness:
Life Fitness is the global leader in commercial fitness equipment. The company manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the brand names Life Fitness and Hammer Strength and distributes its equipment in more than 120 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago, in Schiller Park, Ill., Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).