SCA Technologies Named in 2013 Consumer Goods Technology Reader’s Choice Survey


PITTSBURGH – February 1, 2013
SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and cost management solutions, today announced its selection as an Editor’s Pick by Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) in their 2013 Reader’s Choice Survey.

For the 13th year in a row, CGT polled its readers about their preferred solution and service providers. The annual survey draws on feedback from more than 150 senior-level executives from consumer goods companies of all sizes to rank service and solution providers. The ballot spanned technology categories that reflect today’s top investment priorities for consumer goods companies,

“Consumer goods companies are really struggling to overcome rising commodity prices and constant volatility,” said Alliston Ackerman, editor of CGT.  “With its innovative sourcing and cost management offering, SCA Technologies is poised to help consumer goods companies better manage that volatility across the supply chain and ultimately increase profits,” she continued.

Food and consumer goods leaders use solutions from SCA Technologies to sense changes in demand, commodities or supply and respond quickly to protect margins. Their supply chain, procurement and finance professionals rely on the SCA PlannerTM suite to guide direct materials sourcing decisions for billions in category spend.  By leveraging optimization routines that evaluate the impact of alternative suppliers and materials, and costing capabilities that manage pricing changes SCA Technologies customer enjoy an average 3-5{3b21aba45c1e16fa4d6d139d7826ef420c62224415c38594b92684348c914566} reduction in the cost of goods sold on an annual basis.

About Consumer Goods Technology (CGT)

Owned by Edgell Communications, Inc., Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) is a leading resource for Consumer Goods executives looking to improve business performance. CGT reaches an audience of more than 58,000 Consumer Goods executives and covers all major segments of the consumer goods sector, including Food, Beverage, Packaged Goods, Apparel and Footwear. For more information on CGT, visit

About SCA Technologies

SCA Technologies provides category sourcing and cost management solutions that help industry leaders maximize profits by better managing market, supply and demand volatility. Supply chain, procurement, finance and corporate social responsibility professionals use the unique cross-functional approach of the SCA Planner™ suite to make better decisions for billions in category spend each year. With this increased visibility they can finally evaluate market alternatives in a coordinated manner and respond quickly to changes, leading to an average reduction in the cost of goods sold by 3-5% on an annual basis. Learn more about our innovative, cloud-based solutions for the extended value chain at