GE Plastics, Pittsfield, Mass., has purchased 70 NetProfiler B2B, Web-enabled instrument management
software systems from GretagMacbeth LLC, New Windsor, N.Y.The purchase was driven to meet GE
Plastics ColorxpressSM corporate objective to maintain and monitor its spectrophotometers and
manage its electronic color standards on a global basis via the Internet. With 70 GE plastics color
resin facilities around the globe (in countries such as the United Kingdom, France and Brazil),
this purchase will enable GE plastics to significantly reduce inter-instrument biases and improve
instrument agreement between all spectrophotometers.