Infor PLM for Process (Optiva)

Solving the challenges of product development for process manufacturers
PLM Process

Maximizing 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 organizations. It helps manufacturers easily achieve regulatory and labeling compliance—whether it’s meeting reporting requirements, complying with labeling 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 labeling

Develop labeling 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

Cost optimization

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

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

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.
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Success Story - RB

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.

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 optimization

Cost optimization

  • Optimization 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 labeling 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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