webplan Provides Hana Microelectronics Group the Power to Streamline Their Supply Chain Processes

Leading Asian EMS provider purchases webplan eSupply-Chain solutions, including webplan Manufacturing Insight(TM), to gain competitive advantage

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 27, 2003 -- webplan Corporation, a leader in supply chain management solutions for manufacturers worldwide, today announced that Hana Microelectronics Group has selected the webplan eSupply-Chain solution set for its global, multi-site manufacturing operations.

The Hana Group is one of South East Asia's leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) providers, employed over 6,300 employees with facilities in Bangkok, Lamphun, and Ayutthaya, Thailand; Shanghai, China; and Ohio, U.S.A. Hana is capable of providing a wide scope of assembly processes serving a diverse range of electronic industries, which includes: semiconductor process, integrated circuit assembly and test, light emitting diodes (LED), opto electronic packages, hybrid devices, printed circuit board assembly, chip on board assembly and test, lamination, reflective liquid crystal on silicon microdisplays.

webplan Manufacturing Insight will be among the eSupply-Chain solutions Hana Microelectronics deploys. Manufacturing Insight is a role-based supply chain visibility and analysis solution that provides real-time alignment of supply and demand across the supply chain using collaborative, Web-based applications. webplan and their partner, Atos Origin, will work closely to deliver a comprehensive supply management, planning and execution solution. Atos Origin delivers successful supply chain projects through consulting, systems integration and systems management.

"The webplan solution promises to help transform us from a largely reactive operation to a highly proactive one," said Somchai Chantrachirathumrong, Director of Corporate MIS, Hana Microelectronics Group. "The powerful real-time "what is" and "what if" capabilities of webplan Manufacturing Insight, will allow us to plan more effectively, reduce lead times and react far more quickly to changes than we've been able to in the past."

Anticipated benefits for Hana Microelectronics are many. Processes that once took days or weeks, using their existing system, can now be completed in minutes or hours using webplan. The webplan solution will work seamlessly with Hana's existing manufacturing systems to deliver tangible benefits, such as reduced inventory and rapid customer response time. webplan will also help to improve Hana's customer service levels. Through the webplan capable-to-promise functionality, Hana will be able to allocate resources and plan production more effectively, to provide more accurate promise dates to their customers.

"We're very excited about the opportunity to work with Hana Microelectronics to enhance their supply chain processes and help increase their competitive advantage," said Rich Lord, Regional Director, webplan Asia Limited. "webplan's modular and scalable architecture is a perfect match for Hana's needs - providing them with an easy-to-implement, simple-to-use and flexible solution for their multiple site operations."

In addition to Manufacturing Insight, Hana will be also be deploying webplan's Supplier Collaboration, Sales and Operations Planning and Supply Chain Monitoring solutions.

About Hana Microelectronics Group:

The Hana Group is one of South East Asia's leading independent Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) providers with internationally recognized quality standards and procedures such as SPC, TQM and ISO9001, ISO9002, QS9000 and ISO14000 has resulted in numerous awards and recognition from some of the world's most demanding corporations. Established: 1978 in Bangkok, Thailand; Public Company: (Stock Exchange of Thailand) in February 1993; Production Sites: Ayutthaya, Bangkok, Lamphun, Shanghai and Ohio; Available Facilities: - 730,000 sq. ft.; Group Sales: - US$186 million (- BHT 8,065 million) for 2002; Group Employees: - 6,300; Business: I.C. Assembly & Test, Custom Products, Assembly & Test, Chip On Board, PCBA, Chip on Flex, Hybrid Modules, Smart Card, Coil Winding, Microelectronic Subassembly and Microdisplays. For more information please visit the Hana Group website at: www.hanagroup.com

About Atos Origin: www.atosorigin.com

About webplan:

webplan delivers software and services that combine supply chain planning and execution. Their targeted solutions deliver rapid time to value, enabling discrete manufacturers to address their most pressing business challenges. webplan's solutions support evolving supply chain needs, enabling collaboration between manufacturers, customers and suppliers to achieve supply chain excellence. webplan serves customers in the electronics, aerospace, industrial equipment, automotive and consumer durable goods industries including, Agilent, Black & Decker, Cessna Aircraft, Honeywell Aerospace, Jabil Circuit, Handspring, Komatsu, Lucent Technologies, Network Appliance, Philips, Raytheon, and Sanmina-SCI. webplan is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Newport Beach, California. For more information on the company and its offerings, visit www.webplan.com.

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