Invitrogen Corporation

Invitrogen Corporation provides products and services that support academic, research institutions, pharmaceutical and biotech companies worldwide in their efforts to improve the human condition.



Invitrogen Corporation
Carlsbad, CA

Life Sciences

Annual Revenue:
1.3 Billion USD


Oracle Products & Services:
Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.11
  • Address Book
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • General Ledger
  • Fixed Assets
  • Contract & Service Billing
  • Job Cost
  • Multi-Currency
  • Inventory
  • Procurement
  • Sales Management
  • Pricing/Advance Pricing
  • Case Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Product Costing
  • Manufacturing Accounting
  • Resource, Capacity, Material Planning
  • Forecasting

Client Reference Letter:

Invitrogen Corporation Upgrades to JD Edwards Enterprise 8.11 to Integrates Applications, Improves Shipment Accuracy, and Speeds Time to Market with  New Web-Based Functionality. 

The Challenge:
Invitrogen Corporation provides products and services that support academic and government research institutions and pharmaceutical and biotech companies worldwide in their efforts to improve the human condition. The company provides essential life science technologies for disease research, drug discovery, and commercial bio production. Invitrogen's own research and development efforts are focused on breakthrough innovation in all major areas of biological discovery including functional genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and cell biology -- placing Invitrogen's products in nearly every major laboratory in the world. Founded in 1987, Invitrogen conducts business in more than 70 countries around the world. The company is celebrating 20 years of accelerating scientific discovery.

Invitrogen wanted to find an efficient way to achieve real-time integration between its JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management (PLM), and warehouse management environments. It had been relying on batch processing, which did not provide the real-time data the organization required, especially in its very active warehouse network. Invitrogen also wanted to streamline operations, enhance financial performance, and  improve overall visibility across the enterprise.

The Services:
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.11 - Upgrade Services with Security Reengineering

The Vision:
Enable the company to rapidly integrate acquired companies to jumpstart return on investment.

Ensure more accurate data about the company’s instrumentation and diagnostics products and eliminate the time, expense, and potential errors associated with rekeying data into multiple systems.

Improve IT team productivity and accelerate IT initiatives through the ability to reuse integration components.
The Solution:
Upgraded JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications because of it's new web-based solution, providing more accurate information and expanded visibility across the enterprise. 

Created a foundation to consolidate manufacturing applications for a more efficient environment and develop real-time dashboards for expanded visibility into shipments, warehouse activity, manufacturing, and more.
Gained the ability to integrate a new company into Life Technologies’ ERP environment in just two months to jumpstart return on investment, reusing existing Web services to complete the project faster than with traditional integration methods.

Created a business workflow application that automated and decreased turnaround time for creating new SKUs, helping to speed time to market for new instrumentation, diagnostic, and testing product.

Improved inventory control—reducing the incidence of shelf-life expiration for perishable products thanks to more efficient and accurate information exchange between JD Edwards EnterpriseOne ERP applications and the company’s warehouse management environments.

Customer Comment:
"Security is critically important and your assistance in providing your expertise significantly contributed to our success in providing access for 2400+ users while complying with Sarbanes-Oxley and FDA regulations. Dwight your professionalism and project organizational skills we're a great asset to our organization. You are an energetic, enthusiastic person, and you conduct yourself in a professional manner." -  Michael Frilot - IT Security Manager

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