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Bixby International Advances its Plastic Extrusion R&D Efforts by Implementing Uncountable

Uncountable announces a strategic partnership with Bixby International, applying its integrated LIMS and comprehensive R&D tools to revolutionize data management and expedite development cycles.

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San Francisco, CABixby International, a long-established custom plastic extrusion company globally recognized for its innovative iterative approach to responsive thermoplastic extrusion product development, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Uncountable, the pioneer in next-generation Unified Laboratory Informatics and Data Management Software for enterprise R&D organizations.

Ethel Bermejo, Bixby’s Development Technology Manager, is spearheading the innovation initiatives and recounts her initial search for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solution, ultimately leading her to Uncountable’s solution – a fully integrated platform that offered LIMS in addition to a cohesive suite of tools and capabilities that can be leveraged across the entire R&D value chain and organization, “Adopting Uncountable's high-end LIMS, tailored to our specific needs, enables us to centralize our experimental data and significantly enhance collaboration across our teams,” said Ethel Bermejo. "This partnership is pivotal for Bixby as it accelerates our program development by streamlining processes and eliminating redundancies. It ensures swift project advancement by making our extensive repository of material knowledge, experimental data, and know-how in mono- and multi-layer film and sheet extrusion solutions readily accessible. This is crucial for meeting aggressive commercial deadlines and sustaining our lead in fast-paced innovation."

Strategic Objectives & Solutions

With the implementation of Uncountable’s platform, Bixby aims to achieve several strategic objectives, including: 

  • Data Visualization and Predictive Tools: These tools will enable Bixby to rapidly identify and utilize existing solutions from thousands of constructions or prototypes that have been created over the years, significantly reducing the need for duplicate experiments and redundant prototype development. By creating a comprehensive Bixby Material Database, we will provide our Application Development Engineers with the capability to quickly access and analyze a vast array of material data. This streamlined access facilitates more informed decision-making and material selection, accelerating R&D processes and innovation cycles. The use of predictive analytics will allow Bixby’s team to foresee potential outcomes and optimize the designs early in the development phase, reducing waste and enhancing the efficiency of Bixby project executions. This not only speeds up the development of new products but also aligns with Bixby goals to minimize the environmental impact and drive sustainable innovation.
  • Enhanced Collaboration and Data Management: Uncountable’s robust search engine capability will play a pivotal role in Bixby’s initiative to centralize and harmonize its R&D data. By harnessing Uncountable’s powerful search and collaboration features, Bixby is poised to enhance communication and streamline decision-making processes throughout its R&D division. This strategic partnership aims to accelerate the development of innovative solutions, fostering agility and sustainability in Bixby’s product development endeavors.
  • Automation of Repetitive Tasks: By automating data entry and analysis processes, Bixby will unlock valuable time for its Application Development Engineers and R&D Operations team. This newfound efficiency will empower them to dedicate efforts to more strategic initiatives, driving innovation and expediting the pace of R&D efforts.

Addressing Past Challenges

Prior to partnering with Uncountable, Bixby's R&D database required expansion to keep pace with the rapid generation of scientific data and a growing array of project prototypes, showcasing Bixby’s continuous growth and deepening expertise. The use of various tools like Excel, Word and Access Database was essential but hindered the centralization of crucial information within the R&D team, potentially impeding collaboration and leading to duplicate efforts. With Uncountable’s adaptable and user-friendly system, Bixby now has a robust solution to bolster their capabilities and streamline their operations, fostering greater efficiency and synergy across projects.

Bermejo added, “We partnered with Uncountable because of their unique and flexible high-end LIMS system, custom-built for our fast-developing processes, and their advanced AI and data analysis tools, all designed with user-friendliness. Their steady commitment to innovation ensures that we stay ahead of the curve and drive continuous improvement in our processes.”

Future Prospects & Innovation

Bixby International is excited about establishing a reliable R&D database to store and leverage decades of accumulated innovation. “The advanced data analysis and visualization tools provided by Uncountable will enable us to rapidly develop solutions and reduce time to market, maintaining our leadership in technology innovation,” added Bermejo.

A Commitment to Continuous Improvement

“At Bixby, we cherish responsiveness and innovation as core values,” stated Bermejo. “Our partnership with Uncountable empowers us to maintain our commitment to delivering unique and successful solutions swiftly, leveraging synergies across our platforms and expertise to provide the best outcomes for our customers.”

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About Bixby International

Bixby International is a renowned custom plastic extrusion company known worldwide for its innovative iterative approach to responsive thermoplastic extrusion product development. With a wealth of materials expertise, Bixby boasts one of the most extensive polymer and substrate selections in the industry. Specializing in providing practical solutions for complex plastic applications across various sectors, Bixby's seasoned team excels in designing, developing, scaling, and manufacturing custom plastic extrusion products to meet stringent commercial deadlines. With over a century of experience in manufacturing mono & multilayer film, Bixby's professionals possess the knowledge and skills to swiftly transition new product concepts from ideation to market launch. Discover more about Bixby's cutting-edge solutions at bixbyintl.com.

About Uncountable

Uncountable’s industry-leading unified laboratory informatics platform helps the world's largest R&D organizations accelerate the pace of innovation.

Uncountable's all-in-one solution helps enterprise R&D organizations modernize and streamline data management and analysis – providing scientists, chemists, and researchers with a single and easily accessible web-based platform that comes fully integrated with all the critical data systems and tools used in the laboratory, including electronic lab notebooks (ELNs), laboratory information management systems (LIMS), advanced visualization and reporting tools, and more.

To learn more, visit www.uncountable.com.

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San Francisco, CABixby International, a long-established custom plastic extrusion company globally recognized for its innovative iterative approach to responsive thermoplastic extrusion product development, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Uncountable, the pioneer in next-generation Unified Laboratory Informatics and Data Management Software for enterprise R&D organizations.

Ethel Bermejo, Bixby’s Development Technology Manager, is spearheading the innovation initiatives and recounts her initial search for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solution, ultimately leading her to Uncountable’s solution – a fully integrated platform that offered LIMS in addition to a cohesive suite of tools and capabilities that can be leveraged across the entire R&D value chain and organization, “Adopting Uncountable's high-end LIMS, tailored to our specific needs, enables us to centralize our experimental data and significantly enhance collaboration across our teams,” said Ethel Bermejo. "This partnership is pivotal for Bixby as it accelerates our program development by streamlining processes and eliminating redundancies. It ensures swift project advancement by making our extensive repository of material knowledge, experimental data, and know-how in mono- and multi-layer film and sheet extrusion solutions readily accessible. This is crucial for meeting aggressive commercial deadlines and sustaining our lead in fast-paced innovation."

Strategic Objectives & Solutions

With the implementation of Uncountable’s platform, Bixby aims to achieve several strategic objectives, including: 

  • Data Visualization and Predictive Tools: These tools will enable Bixby to rapidly identify and utilize existing solutions from thousands of constructions or prototypes that have been created over the years, significantly reducing the need for duplicate experiments and redundant prototype development. By creating a comprehensive Bixby Material Database, we will provide our Application Development Engineers with the capability to quickly access and analyze a vast array of material data. This streamlined access facilitates more informed decision-making and material selection, accelerating R&D processes and innovation cycles. The use of predictive analytics will allow Bixby’s team to foresee potential outcomes and optimize the designs early in the development phase, reducing waste and enhancing the efficiency of Bixby project executions. This not only speeds up the development of new products but also aligns with Bixby goals to minimize the environmental impact and drive sustainable innovation.
  • Enhanced Collaboration and Data Management: Uncountable’s robust search engine capability will play a pivotal role in Bixby’s initiative to centralize and harmonize its R&D data. By harnessing Uncountable’s powerful search and collaboration features, Bixby is poised to enhance communication and streamline decision-making processes throughout its R&D division. This strategic partnership aims to accelerate the development of innovative solutions, fostering agility and sustainability in Bixby’s product development endeavors.
  • Automation of Repetitive Tasks: By automating data entry and analysis processes, Bixby will unlock valuable time for its Application Development Engineers and R&D Operations team. This newfound efficiency will empower them to dedicate efforts to more strategic initiatives, driving innovation and expediting the pace of R&D efforts.

Addressing Past Challenges

Prior to partnering with Uncountable, Bixby's R&D database required expansion to keep pace with the rapid generation of scientific data and a growing array of project prototypes, showcasing Bixby’s continuous growth and deepening expertise. The use of various tools like Excel, Word and Access Database was essential but hindered the centralization of crucial information within the R&D team, potentially impeding collaboration and leading to duplicate efforts. With Uncountable’s adaptable and user-friendly system, Bixby now has a robust solution to bolster their capabilities and streamline their operations, fostering greater efficiency and synergy across projects.

Bermejo added, “We partnered with Uncountable because of their unique and flexible high-end LIMS system, custom-built for our fast-developing processes, and their advanced AI and data analysis tools, all designed with user-friendliness. Their steady commitment to innovation ensures that we stay ahead of the curve and drive continuous improvement in our processes.”

Future Prospects & Innovation

Bixby International is excited about establishing a reliable R&D database to store and leverage decades of accumulated innovation. “The advanced data analysis and visualization tools provided by Uncountable will enable us to rapidly develop solutions and reduce time to market, maintaining our leadership in technology innovation,” added Bermejo.

A Commitment to Continuous Improvement

“At Bixby, we cherish responsiveness and innovation as core values,” stated Bermejo. “Our partnership with Uncountable empowers us to maintain our commitment to delivering unique and successful solutions swiftly, leveraging synergies across our platforms and expertise to provide the best outcomes for our customers.”

––––––––––––––

About Bixby International

Bixby International is a renowned custom plastic extrusion company known worldwide for its innovative iterative approach to responsive thermoplastic extrusion product development. With a wealth of materials expertise, Bixby boasts one of the most extensive polymer and substrate selections in the industry. Specializing in providing practical solutions for complex plastic applications across various sectors, Bixby's seasoned team excels in designing, developing, scaling, and manufacturing custom plastic extrusion products to meet stringent commercial deadlines. With over a century of experience in manufacturing mono & multilayer film, Bixby's professionals possess the knowledge and skills to swiftly transition new product concepts from ideation to market launch. Discover more about Bixby's cutting-edge solutions at bixbyintl.com.

About Uncountable

Uncountable’s industry-leading unified laboratory informatics platform helps the world's largest R&D organizations accelerate the pace of innovation.

Uncountable's all-in-one solution helps enterprise R&D organizations modernize and streamline data management and analysis – providing scientists, chemists, and researchers with a single and easily accessible web-based platform that comes fully integrated with all the critical data systems and tools used in the laboratory, including electronic lab notebooks (ELNs), laboratory information management systems (LIMS), advanced visualization and reporting tools, and more.

To learn more, visit www.uncountable.com.

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