Tuesday September 12, 9:18 am Eastern Time
XMLSolutions Announces Support for XML Representation of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) EDI Standards
XML Representation of AIAG-Specific EDI Standards Requires No Data Mapping
DETROIT, AUTO-TECH 2000, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- XMLSolutions
Corporation, a leading worldwide provider of software for conducting XML-based
direct materials procurement, today announced at AUTO-TECH 2000 support for
the bi-directional translation of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
direct materials EDI transaction sets to XML through the XMLSolutions Business
Integration Platform 2.0.
XMLSolutions provides the only product that
supports the XML representation of AIAG-specific EDI transactions immediately
at product installation.
Typically, time-consuming and highly complex data mapping is required to
link information in EDI transactions with the XML representation, but with
XMLSolutions' unique method for seamlessly converting EDI messages to XML, the
mapping requirement is absent.
This feature delivers a 3 to 1 time-to-market
and cost savings advantage over other products, and it offers a complete
solution for EDI-to-XML translation to the over 1600 AIAG member companies and
their thousands of business partners.
``Due to the complexity, specialization, and legalities of direct materials
procurement in the automotive industry, AIAG members require a secure
Internet-based solution that leverages their existing direct materials
procurement processes,'' stated Ron Shelby, CEO of XMLSolutions Corporation.
``The XMLSolutions Business Integration Platform offers automotive suppliers
and customers a unique industry-specific solution for solving their e-
Through the diverse support of legacy applications and lack of dependence
on technical abilities of smaller business partners, the product removes
information exchange barriers, enabling access to all suppliers, buyers and
By providing a central location for all trading partner management,
customers can reduce the time lost tracking down orders and information shared
through non-electronic means.
In addition, XMLSolutions Business Integration
Platform offers a mechanism for delivering valuable information to decision
makers managing just-in-time production and on-demand processes.
Seamless EDI Connectivity to XML Standards
The EDI-to-XML translation capabilities provided by XMLSolutions Business
Integration Platform supports all ANSI X12 and EDIFACT transaction sets and
links to existing EDI Translators from companies such as Peregrine Systems, GE
Global Exchange Services, Sterling Commerce, TIE Commerce, and Compaq-DEC.
About XMLSolutions Corporation
XMLSolutions (www.xmls.com) enables secure, real-time B2B data exchange of
direct materials transactions over the Internet.
By eliminating a company's
XML dialect dependence, XMLSolutions removes trade barriers enabling uniform
transactions among trading partners, customers, and exchanges.
this offering are XML-to-XML transformations, EDI-to-XML integration and over
3000 mission-critical, industry specific business documents.
XMLSolutions is headquartered in Northern Virginia's technology corridor
with offices in Atlanta; Charlotte; Chicago; New York; San Francisco;
Bangalore, India; Seoul, Korea; S. Africa; The Netherlands; Denmark; Austria;
Sweden; Switzerland; Belgium; Germany; France; Italy; Spain and the UK.
- Susan Lee-Butts
- Peter Arnold Associates
- One Hollis Street
- Wellesley, MA 02482
- Phone: 781-239-1030
- Fax: 781-239-1204
- XMLSolutions Sales Department
- 877-XML-XMLS (877-965-9657)
- McLean, VA