Ascend Performance Materials Selects GEP’s AI-Driven Procurement Software For All Its Indirect And Direct Spend Globally

CLARK, N.J. — November 15, 2021 — GEP®, a provider of procurement software and procurement services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, announced today that Ascend Performance Materials has selected GEP SMART™, the industry’s premier procurement software platform, after a thorough selection process.

Ascend Performance Materials, headquartered in Texas with 2,600 employees across nine manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and China, makes performance materials that enable safer vehicles, cleaner energy, better medical devices, smarter appliances and longer-lasting apparel and consumer goods. Ascend will be using GEP SOFTWARE™ to transform its source-to-pay processes. “We went through a very thorough selection process and GEP came out the strongest in meeting our requirements and scored the highest on ease of use,” said Carole Wendt, chief procurement officer for Ascend.

GEP SMART is a unified, cloud-native source-to-pay platform, built on a data-centric foundation with AI at its core and user-first design. GEP SMART enables Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients to drive optimum efficiency, agility, visibility and actionable intelligence into all procurement and purchasing functions, while eliminating burdensome infrastructure and support costs to achieve maximum ROI.

Posted November 15, 2021

Source: GEP