Agile Announces Bayer Consumer Care Selection Of Agile PLM For Formula, Label And Pack Management

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agile Software Corporation , a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, today announced it has signed a software and services agreement to provide Bayer HealthCare's US Consumer Care Division with the Agile PLM solution. The Agile PLM solution was selected for formula, label and pack management.

The Consumer Care Division of Bayer HealthCare is among the largest marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medications and nutritional supplements in the world. Among its most well-known brands are Bayer Aspirin(R), Alka-Seltzer(R), Alka-Seltzer Plus(R), Aleve(R), Aleve(R) Cold & Sinus, Flintstones(R), Midol(R) and One-A-Day(R). The Agile PLM solution was selected to help Bayer manage data associated with new products, changes, transfers and discontinuances, and should generate improvements in efficiencies, while continuing to ensure quality and regulatory compliance.

"Bayer Consumer Care is a leader and an innovator, and oversees some of the most recognizable OTC brands in the market. In order to maintain the highest integrity to their brands, it is essential that they have a PLM solution like Agile's that will enable them to introduce their products faster, while complying with strict quality and regulatory requirements," said Bryan Stolle, Agile CEO. "We are pleased to have been selected by Bayer Consumer Care, and look forward to working with them in the future to ensure their success."

About Agile Software Corporation

Agile Software Corporation helps companies drive profits, accelerate innovation, reduce costs, and ensure regulatory compliance throughout the product lifecycle. With a broad suite of enterprise class PLM solutions, time-to-value focused implementations, and a unique Guaranteed Business Results(SM) program, Agile helps companies get the most from their products. Alcatel, Boeing, Dell Inc., Flextronics International, GE Medical, Haemonetics, Hitachi, Johnson and Johnson, Leapfrog, Lockheed Martin, Magna Steyr, Siemens, QUALCOMM and ZF are among the nearly 1200 customers in the automotive, aerospace and defense, consumer products, electronics, high tech, industrial products, and life sciences industries that have realized high impact results through their use of Agile solutions. For more information, call 408-284-4000 or visit http://www.agile.com/.

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CONTACT: Terri Pruett of Agile Software Corporation, +1-408-284-4048 orTerri.Pruett@agile.com

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