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UEC IT Sets Out to Lead Portal Market in the Metals and Process Industries


UEC IT, a unit of USX Engineers & Consultants, Inc., a leading systems developer, today announced a new eBusiness software solution for the metals and process industries. UEC IT iPortal is a process industry-specific portal solution designed to improve customer relations and collaboration through the Internet. UEC IT iPortal provides an easy-to-use interface that allows customers to view information related to account and order status, shipping status, and test reports, as well as release material, and enter inquiries and orders within a supplier's website.

UEC IT iPortal creates value and a competitive advantage for manufacturers by providing a tool for their customers to securely access reliable and accurate information 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week in a secure environment. The UEC IT iPortal is an extension of an organization's sales force via the Internet. It is designed to help manage the administrative functions of sales, allowing more time for sales people to build stronger relationships with current customers and to find new customers.

UEC IT iPortal draws from the functionality of UEC IT's systems development experience in providing solutions demanded by today's dynamic metals and process industries.

The initial release of UEC IT iPortal is targeted for the metals industry including producers, processors, service centers, and warehouses. UEC IT iPortal has a modular design that provides for gradual, step-by-step implementation, flexibility, and customization. Implementation is accelerated utilizing the best-of-breed process and industry-specific templates. In addition, UEC IT iPortal interfaces easily with most existing legacy systems and with UEC IT's industry-leading Order Fulfillment System, UEC OFS.

"In today's global economy, customers demand access to information when they want it. UEC IT iPortal is the industry solution that fulfills this demand. We designed the UEC IT iPortal for accelerated implementation while recognizing and incorporating the unique business processes of metals and process industry organizations. This product is key for companies who want to succeed in building stronger customer relationships through eBusiness," said John Zambelli, Vice President of UEC IT.

About UEC IT:

UEC IT, a unit of USX Engineers & Consultants Inc., is the proven software solution provider for the metals and process industries. Dedicated to providing customers with software designed to meet the specific needs and demands inherent in these industries, UEC IT's systems are proven to work. The systems are based on UEC IT's expertise in metals and process manufacturing and integration with existing, legacy and other systems. The UEC IT product line includes a powerful Order Fulfillment System (UEC OFS), Global Supply Chain Management solutions, and eCommerce solutions. UEC Makes IT Work! For more information call 1-800-842-8877, e-mail, or visit



Contact: Melissa Sassano of UEC IT, 412-433-3906


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