Austin, TX – April 25, 2016 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, today announced that Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL), a global electronics and semiconductor company, has selected Prophet by Baxter as their global service inventory planning solution. TEL is deploying Prophet to forecast and plan service parts inventory in its global logistics network. Baxter’s team of planning experts will be mentoring the TEL team on the effective adoption and on-going utilization of the solution based on their Best Practice Scorecard.

Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo Electron specializes in semiconductor devices, electronic components, and networking devices. With a global network that includes 10,854 employees serving 46 companies in 16 countries, TEL is a leading manufacturer of IC and FPD production equipment.

Following an extensive selection process, TEL chose Baxter Planning Systems as their solution provider based on Baxter’s proven global capabilities, commitment to customer success and strong executive customer references.

TEL will rely on Prophet and Baxter Planning Systems solutions for their overall business health to compete and excel in today’s highly connected world. As one of the leading suppliers of equipment to fabricate integrated circuits, flat panel displays, and photovoltaic cells, TEL and its customers cannot afford a moment of downtime, so Prophet and Baxter’s experts will be key in assuring TEL’s continued ability to support their clients’ service requirements as they continue their global expansion.
“We are excited to add Tokyo Electron to our growing list of global accounts”, commented Phillip Kennedy, President of Baxter Planning Systems. “Our selection after a competitive evaluation process is testament to the depth of our solution and reputation for providing value by helping organizations optimize their service supply chain.”

About Baxter Planning Systems
Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Nokia, SGI, Advantest, NetApp, Nutanix, Carestream Health, and many others.
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