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Avantor files suit against IBM over failed SAP installation

6:23 AM MST | November 16, 2012 | —Lindsay Frost

Avantor Performance Materials (Center Valley, PA) has filed a lawsuit against IBM for a failed SAP software implementation. Avantor says it is “seeking tens of millions of dollars in damages from IBM.” The company filed the complaint on 8 November in the US District Court of New Jersey and alleges that IBM, which was retained by Avantor to upgrade its global computer systems to an SAP platform, “fraudulently misrepresented the capabilities of its proprietary software solution and engaged in other misconduct leading to a failed implementation in Avantor’s...

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