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Ivalua Acquires Directworks to Further Strengthen Direct Materials Management Capabilities

Platform to offer a complete Spend Management solution for Manufacturers

Redwood City, CA October 27, 2017 – Ivalua, a global leader in Cloud Spend Management, today announced that it has acquired Directworks to better enable customers to manage direct materials and serve the needs of the manufacturing industry.

Directworks provides a better way for highly engineered product manufacturers to work collaboratively across teams and with suppliers to develop, launch and deliver more profitable products. Leading manufacturers use Directworks’ cloud-based platform to more effectively engage stakeholders and suppliers and achieve greater product success.

“Our acquisition of Directworks reflects our continued commitment to ensuring the Ivalua platform provides deep capabilities to manage all company spend categories and processes,” said David Khuat-Duy, Corporate CEO of Ivalua. “By incorporating Directworks’ extensive knowledge and capabilities into our platform, we will better enable management of direct materials and advance the innovations we have already made in managing Bill of Materials and enabling deep collaboration with suppliers and internal stakeholders. We are thrilled to welcome the talented and knowledgeable Directworks team into the Ivalua family.”

“Directworks has helped manufacturers turn their suppliers into a competitive advantage,” said Michele Myers, President of Directworks. “Directworks customers will now be able to do so and manage the entire Source-Pay process with a single, analyst-recognized leading platform.”


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