Jergens Inc. Selects N4 Systems’ to Provide Industry First Product Safety Traceability using RFID

Cleveland, Ohio – October 05, 2007 – Jergens Inc. will become one of the first manufacturers in the world to track its products from the point of manufacture to the point of use through new radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. By choosing N4 Systems’ flagship RFID-based system, Field ID, Jergens will build on its 65-year reputation for exceptional safety and reliability.

“Using RFID to track our products from the point of manufacture to our end-users is an industry first.  For the first time ever we can view our product’s full safety life cycle and at the same time provide a huge value added service to our customers and distributors.” said Sean Stapulionis, General Manager of Jergens Inc.  “N4 has the expertise in RFID and their web-based Field ID system was exactly what we were looking for to cement Jergens as the innovation leader.”

Jergens will deploy Field ID Manufacturer in their Cleveland, Ohio location and will start introducing the system to their distributors and end-users.  Field ID Manufacturer will be fully integrated with Jergens enterprise systems and be a part of their lean manufacturing processes.  Jergens will begin to ship their products with RFID enabled tags in the following months. 

“Truly an industry first, Jergens has raised the bar in traceability and safety compliance.  Field ID Manufacturer is a perfect match for Jergens because of the huge diversity of products that they manufacturer and distribute.” said Somen Mondal, CEO of N4 Systems.  “Jergens will bring new levels of value-added services to their distributors and end-users.  Our experience with RFID naturally pairs us to Jergens and their tooling components”.

About Jergens Inc:

Since 1942, Jergens Inc. has manufactured "The Standard Components With the Highest Standards." Jergens offers off-the-shelf products that include Workholding Components, Locating Components, Metric Products, Handles, Knobs, and Handwheels, Lifting Products that include Center-Pull and Side-Pull Styles of Hoist Rings, Toggle Clamps, Power Clamping Systems, Drill Bushings, Maintenance Items, Chuck Jaws, and innovative products like the BallLock Mounting System, ElectraLock Clamps, and Staylock® Clamps that help to reduce fixture changeover time.  For more information please visit www.jergensinc.com.

About N4 Systems:

N4 Systems is the world’s leading provider of automated inspection and safety compliancy management software for companies of all sizes.  N4 Systems offers powerful, efficient and easy-to-use Web-based software that dramatically improves the inspections and safety compliancy process. 

N4 Systems’ flagship product suite, Field ID, combines RFID, mobile computers and the Web to allow customers to automate inspections and manage safety compliancy more efficiently, more accurately and more cost effectively.  Field ID is offered in different editions and can be easily customized and integrated into any business environment. 

For more information, call (647) 477-6975 or 1-800-99-N4SYS toll-free in North America.  Email us at contact@n4systems.com, or visit http://www.n4systems.com.


For more information contact:

Somen Mondal
N4 Systems Inc.
Phone: 647-477-6975
Fax: 647-477-2711
somen.mondal@n4systems.com
http://www.n4systems.com

Sean Stapulionis
Jergens Inc.
Phone: 216-486-5540
Fax: 216-481-6193
sean.stapulionis@jergensinc.com
http://www.jergensinc.com