As the world’s largest consumer packaged goods company, Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) sells most of its products for less than $10 each to more than 3.5 billion consumers. Firm control of costs for compounds, containers, fragrances, adhesives, plastics, cardboard and other materials is critical to P&G.

The Challenge

Reduce costs and increase efficiency in handling 1.2 million technical specifi cations for P&G brands around the world.

Dassault Systèmes Response

P&G developed its centralized, datadriven Corporate Standards System on the ENOVIA MatrixOne collaboration solution from Dassault Systèmes to support 12,000 P&G users.

Benefits

$250 million in purchasing savings, 99 percent right-fi rst-time specifi cations performance and, in conjunction with purchasing systems, a 50 percent time reduction in qualifying suppliers and handling bids.