Jena, Germany, July 17, 2012 – Intershop Communications AG, a leading provider of innovative e-commerce solutions and services, today announced that Styrolution Group GmbH has selected Intershop to provide its international e-commerce platform. Styrolution is the world's leading supplier of styrenics, specializing in styrene monomer, polystyrene, copolymers, and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. The company's B2B shop will run on the new Intershop 7 e-commerce platform in the future. The aim is to have the company’s complete product portfolio available worldwide in six languages by September 2013. Business customers will then have access to a wide selection of styrenics, which are used in a variety of industries, including automotive, household, medical, electrical, and packaging industries.
“In order to structure our business processes in the most efficient way possible, we believe in building a purpose-fit infrastructure right from the start. This is especially true for our online and e-commerce strategies,” said Tobias Inderwiedenstrasse, IT operations manager, Styrolution. “The new platform will enable us to offer customers a tailored, individualized service, while providing a high degree of user comfort when placing orders. We believe the new e-commerce solution will enable our customers and businesses to work together efficiently.”
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.
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.