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Maximising the value of R&D

Infor PLM for Process (Optiva®) is specifically designed for food, beverage, chemicals, and life science manufacturers and provides a unified product view of data and processes across organisations. It helps manufacturers easily achieve regulatory and labelling compliance—whether it’s meeting reporting requirements, complying with labelling laws, or supplying ingredient details.

Key capabilities

Effective collaboration

Project management capabilities give the right people the right visibility into project data—from concept, to development, to final sign-off

Automated labelling

Develop labelling rules for ingredient statements that support marketing claims, while complying with country-specific mandates

Regulatory compliance

Meet customer and regulatory compliance requirements by continuously monitoring formulas, as well as the complex requirements of food industry ingredient statements

Formulation capabilities

Develop new products faster—from raw materials to final products—with formulation capabilities that leverage key materials characteristics and costs

Streamlined operations

Make the product development process efficient and consistent with full integration to all of your applications, validations, and workflows—from ideation to obsolescence

Cost optimisation

Integration capabilities with ERP systems helps provide better insight into costs, and what-if scenarios help evaluate best margin opportunities

Speed to market is very important to us. We’re in a highly competitive industry, so we’re constantly looking for the next big thing. And our timelines are constantly shrinking. Infor PLM for Process makes it easier and faster for KDP to go to market with new products.

Bob wimpfheimer,
Senior manager, R&D Knowledge Management, Keurig Dr Pepper
Customer success

Customer success

Reckitt Benckiser (RB), a British multinational consumer goods company, adopts modern PLM capabilities using Infor® PLM for Process to boost global safety and compliance and get one version of the truth about its products—from development to manufacturing.

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Collaborative project management

Collaborative project management

  • Integrated stage-gate methodology
  • Project visibility of status via Gantt chart-like views
  • Complete view of data and processes across the enterprise
  • Full integration of applications, validations, and workflows—from ideation to obsolescence
Regulatory compliance

Regulatory compliance

  • Built-in, global regulatory compliance for labels and nutritional declarations
  • Integrated global formula management—including ingredients and allergens
  • Rule-based compliance automation
Cost optimisation

Cost optimisation

  • Optimisation of recipes/formulas to help reduce costs
  • What-if scenarios to evaluate best margin opportunities
  • Integration capabilities with ERP systems helps provide better insight into costs

Productivity by the numbers


product package labels affected by FDA nutrition labelling rules


reduction in the time it takes to create a nutrition label for a product


reduction in rework associated with nutrition label facts

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