Linde Material Handling North America Upgrades to Enfinity Suite 6

Linde Material Handling North America is now live on Enfinity Suite 6 at

  • Longtime customer continues to expand with Intershop’s latest e-commerce software release

San Francisco, CA – June 4, 2008 – Intershop Communications, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for mid to large-sized global enterprises, today announced that Linde Material Handling North America, a leading manufacturer of forklifts and warehouse equipment, is now live on Enfinity Suite 6 at

Linde is a longtime Intershop customer and chose to leverage Enfinity Suite 6 to expand its online presence and enhance the management of business processes. Linde’s upgrade to Enfinity Suite 6 allows for exceptionally high return on investment (ROI) and many benefits including:

  • Extensive back-office functionality and a rich native feature set
  • Out-of-the-box multi-channel capability with centralized management of all channels
  • High-performance and scalability with a sophisticated 3-tier architecture
  • Highly extendible backend integration capability via XML and Web Services


Intershop provided Linde with a number of out-of-the-box features integral to improving efficiency and reducing costs. Key benefits of the latest upgrade are:

  • Fast implementation of Intershop’s Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Solution Kit enhancing the middleware component and allowing for a highly-stable integration layer with SAP
  • Document Management functionality simplifying product documentation management
  • Permissions Framework allowing for easier backend administration and improved access control.

Linde Management stated, “We’ve continued to effectively use Intershop’s Enfinity platform to deliver e-commerce for our Lindelink web portal. The Enfinity upgrade project and its launch was very well planned and executed.”

“We’re proud of our longstanding relationship with Linde and their continued success in e-commerce,” stated Nader Nemati, Managing Director Intershop Americas. ”Enfinity Suite 6 has the ability to power global market leaders such as Linde with high-performance and scalable e-commerce capabilities.”

About Linde Material Handling
Linde Material Handling is a leading manufacturer of forklifts and warehouse equipment. Linde Material Handling is part of the KION Group, the market leader in forklift trucks in Europe and the global number two in the material handling industry. In 2007, the KION Group employed over 21,000 people and generated net sales of more than €4.3 billion ($6.6 billion).

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About Intershop

Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) is an independent, internationally leading provider of omnichannel commerce solutions. The latter are available as cloud-based commerce-as-a-service solutions or as licensed models and combine the expertise from over 25 years of software development for online commerce. Upon request, Intershop orchestrates the entire omnichannel commerce process chain – from the design of online channels to the implementation of software to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers run Intershop solutions. Customers include large corporations such as HP, BMW, Würth and Deutsche Telekom as well as medium-sized enterprises. Intershop operates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.

This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.

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Heide Rausch
Head of Corporate Communication