Sprouts Farmers Market Implements Verisae Software to Enable Connected Facilities

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Thursday, November 29th 2012

Southwestern U.S. Grocery Retailer Goes Live on Verisae Software Platform and Begins Process of Integrating Facility, Asset and Environmental Data for Improved Operations and Lowered Facility Costs

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Verisae, the leading global provider of maintenance, energy, and environmental management software, is pleased to announce that Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest growing grocery retailers in the United States, recently implemented core modules of the Verisae Connected Facility platform; Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Enterprise Refrigerant Management (ERM) and Enterprise Asset Purchasing (EAP) solutions.

Sprouts operates more than 140 fresh and natural full-service grocery stores in eight southwestern states, with their highest concentration of stores in southern California, Arizona, Colorado, and Texas. Sprouts recently merged with Sunflower Farmers Market allowing Sprouts to continue growing and improving the customer shopping experience.

“Sprouts has had a long, successful history of sustainability, from energy conservation to industry leading low refrigerant leak rates,” said Jerry Stutler, Vice President of Construction and Facility Engineering for Sprouts. “But we recognized, especially as we grow through acquisition, that we can do more to streamline our maintenance, energy and refrigerant management processes. Adopting Verisae’s platform was the logical next step, and it’s already producing results.”

To support their aggressive growth strategy, Sprouts recognized the critical importance of managing enterprise-wide asset data. They sought best-practice capabilities for data entry, workflow and reporting, which ultimately led to signing a multi-year agreement with Verisae. The implementation allows Sprouts to immediately reduce costs by managing facilities and the individual assets within each facility.

“We are proud to partner with Sprouts on their journey to become a more sustainable enterprise. Their implementation of Verisae’s Asset and Refrigerant Management solutions provide the foundation to create connected facilities that reduce operational costs and a more sustainable organization,” says Jerry Dolinsky, Verisae’s CEO.

With Verisae, Sprouts will aggregate and analyze data on the entire lifecycle of their assets including equipment procurement, parts and inventory tracking, remote monitoring of asset efficiency and management of third-party service contractors.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires every organization that uses refrigerants as part of its operation to be fully compliant with Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. Verisae’s ERM solution will help Sprouts comply with the stringent EPA regulations, handle technician certification and save money.

About Verisae, Inc.
Verisae (http://www.verisae.com) is the leading provider of SaaS, cloud-based solutions that enable customers to significantly reduce their facility lifecycle operating costs for asset, energy and environmental management. The mobile-enabled platform improves operational efficiency, protects brand integrity, and helps ensure regulatory compliance for distributed enterprises across many industries. Verisae delivers a broad range of solutions to over 60 clients globally with more than 100,000 active users including a network of more than 14,000 third-party suppliers. Verisae’s “connected facility” platform actively tracks over three million assets across more than 29,000 sites worldwide.

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Verisae, Inc.
c/o Lisa Kalis
612-455-2336
media@verisae.com
www.verisae.com

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