Eckes-Granini Selects Sopheon for Innovation and

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sopheon, the main worldwide supplier of software program and providers for Enterprise Innovation Administration options, at present introduced it has been chosen by Eckes-Granini Group, the European market chief in fruit juices and fruit drinks, to assist drive strategic innovation initiatives, together with sustainability tasks. Sopheon’s SaaS-based Accolade® innovation system will help worldwide streamlining of the corporate’s innovation course of and drive strategic alignment and prioritization of portfolios throughout manufacturers and geographies.

A family-owned enterprise with over 160 years of historical past, Eckes-Granini’s juices and fruit drinks are loved by customers in additional than 80 international locations. Headquartered in Nieder-Olm, Germany, Eckes-Granini generates annual gross sales of greater than $900 million (USD) and has almost 1,700 workers. Sustainability is a central driver for Eckes-Granini’s innovation, new processes and elevated digitalization.

“Innovation is a vital factor in Eckes-Granini’s goal to additional strengthen its market chief place within the fruit juice market and in addition to pioneer new classes,” stated Ágnes Kovács, CMO of Eckes-Granini. “With quite a few groups in a number of international locations, we’d like a system that facilitates clear communication and boosts effectivity amongst a number of teams. Sopheon’s innovation administration system will assist strengthen the collaborative efforts amongst our internationally distributed innovation workforce members and help the strategic alignment and prioritization of portfolios throughout Eckes-Granini’s manufacturers and geographies.”

Accolade® is Sopheon’s versatile, scalable, single innovation system that permits corporations to handle innovation and new product growth packages extra successfully. Lots of of long-standing blue-chip prospects have skilled superior strategy-to-execution efficiency, elevated time-to-market, streamlined operational prices and larger product success utilizing Accolade®.

“The SaaS-based Accolade® innovation administration system uniquely promotes portfolio visibility and improves the allocation of sources and investments,” stated Greg Coticchia, CEO of Sopheon. “Serving as a single supply of fact, Sopheon helps forward-thinking corporations enhance the success fee of latest product launches and initiatives. By way of this partnership, Sopheon will help Eckes-Granini in its mission to ship pure merchandise of the best high quality in an environmentally pleasant method.”

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Eckes-Granini is the main provider of fruit juices and fruit drinks in Europe. For the impartial family-owned firm headquartered in Nieder-Olm, Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate), the main target is on dedicated and competent workers, sturdy manufacturers within the areas of juices, fruit drinks and smoothies, and a long-term strategic orientation with sustainable worth creation. Right now, Eckes-Granini operates primarily in Europe, with its personal nationwide corporations and strategic companions, and generates annual gross sales of 856 million euros with a complete of 1697 workers. The corporate’s basis is shaped by the internationally famend premium manufacturers granini and Pago, along with sturdy nationwide and regional manufacturers for juices reminiscent of hohes C, Joker and God Morgon. Customers in 80 international locations worldwide, and particularly in Europe, know and admire our fruit juices and the number of fruit drinks.

Sopheon (LON: SPE) companions with prospects to offer full Enterprise Innovation Administration options, together with software program, experience and greatest practices, to realize distinctive long-term income progress and profitability. Sopheon’s Accolade answer gives distinctive, totally built-in protection for your complete innovation administration and new product growth life cycle, together with strategic innovation planning, roadmapping, thought and idea growth, course of and challenge administration, portfolio administration and useful resource planning. Sopheon’s options have been applied by over 250 prospects with greater than 60,000 customers in over 50 international locations. Sopheon is listed on the AIM Market of the London Inventory Change.
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