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Swedish Steel Producer Selects Quintiq’s Platform to Optimize its Supply Chain Planning

August 28, 2013

S’-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and
optimization (SCP&O), announced today that SSAB [http://www.ssab.com ] has chosen its
platform to optimize supply chain processes across its production plants.

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Headquartered in Sweden, SSAB is a leading producer of high-strength steel and has a
6-million-tonne capacity for crude steel. Quintiq’s platform will assist the company in
increasing delivery performance and will help reduce manufacturing lead times across its
EMEA network.

“We are thrilled to deliver SSAB the transparency and functionality that is only
possible through a single, 100%-fit SCP&O platform,” said Markus Malinen, business unit
director at Quintiq. “Our extensive work in steel planning and optimization makes us the
perfect candidate to help SSAB meet current and future business goals.”

About SSAB

SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products
developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more
sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production
facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange,

About Quintiq

Every business has its supply chain planning puzzles. Some of those puzzles are large.
Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each
of those puzzles using a single supply chain planning & optimization software platform.
Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan
and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Quintiq has headquarters in the
Netherlands and the USA, and offices around the world. Find out more at


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Press contacts:

        North America enquiries
        Jon Temerlies
        Racepoint Group
        Tel: +1-202-349-0859

        EMEA enquiries
        Charlotte Poh
        Global Marketing Communication Manager
        Tel: +31(0)736910739



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