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J.D. Edwards Partners with Johnson & Johnson

[Toronto, CANADA] J.D. Edwards & Company has signed a software license agreement with Johnson & Johnson Services, a Johnson & Johnson company.

The agreement involves J.D. Edwards' collaborative OneWorld Xe solution to be used in the Medical Devices and Diagnostics Group of Johnson & Johnson.

The Johnson & Johnson implementation will encompass multiple operating companies located in every major region of the world.

With the J.D. Edwards' OneWorld Xe, Johnson & Johnson will have the ability to standardize its various supply chain operations on a single, integrated and collaborative solution.

"With our OneWorld Xe solution Johnson & Johnson's Medical Devices and Diagnostics Group will receive an open and flexible solution that meets the unique needs of the various operations around the world," said Kevin Antram, J.D. Edwards Canada vice president and general manager.

"The openness of the OneWorld Xe product will help enable the Group's operating companies to effectively communicate with each other across geographic regions, in a collaborative manner," he said.

Founded in 1977, J.D. Edwards Canada is headquartered in Toronto and employs more than 160 people across Canada with regional sales and services offices in Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver.

Its open solutions give organizations the freedom to choose how they assemble their internal applications and how they collaborate with partners and customers across the supply chain to increase competitive advantage.

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