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Datasweep  Acquired by Rockwell Automation (2005  amount undisclosed)

55 Almadan Blvd #600
San Jose, CA 95113
Website Company Summary Management Team

Technology: Kevin Chao (2003)
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Steve Volm*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Bryan D Stolle (Agile Software CEO) Klaus-Dieter Laidig (Laidig Business Consulting);  Jim Breyer (Accel) Nancy Schoendorf (Mohr, Davidow Ventures)
Former outside board: Roger McNamee (Integral Capital Partners)

Business description: Datasweep is a recognized leader in enterprise software solutions that help global manufacturers achieve predictable and profitable product supply through a quality-based approach to manufacturing operations. Datasweep solutions extend the value of ERP systems by creating and controlling continuous improvement processes while building detailed product history records based on production operations, supplier management, service and repair, quality management and regulatory compliance. Unique in the industry, Datasweep provides manufacturing execution systems (MES) and quality capabilities within a single solution. Datasweep Advantage enables companies to incorporate quality into their manufacturing operations. As manufacturing problems are discovered, changes are enforced as a normal course of business. Datasweep’s MES applications were built from the ground up to work together. In addition to integrated shop floor and quality, manufacturers can incorporate repair, CAPA/ Complaint Handling, supplier incoming inspection and reporting for a complete plant solution.
Customers include: ArvinMeritorEverdreamFinisarFlash ElectronicsFlexGEHarmonicHarris CorporationJohnsonAndJohnsonKLALSILucent TechnologiesMolecular DevicesOnettaPowerwave TechnologiesQlogicQualcommSonositeSt. Jude Medical;  Andersen Corporation;  Cambridge Display Technology;  CODEON;  JD Edwards;  PEMSTAR;  Siemens Medical Group USA;  ZF Meritor
Partners include: Agile SoftwareBEA SystemsBearingPointBusiness ObjectsEverdreamFinisarFlash ElectronicsGE Fanuc AutomationHitachi, Ltd.HPIBMinterWAVE CommunicationsMicrosoftOracleSAP Labs U.S.Siebel SystemsSun Microsystems;  AMR Research;  Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu;  JD Edwards;  KPMG Consulting;  Pittiglio Rabin Todd and McGrath;  Pittiglio Rabin ToddAndMcGrath;  Router Solutions;  Software Resources;  Stonesoft;  Tata Consultancy Services;  Webplan

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings:    Nov 2000
Capital raised: 44.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Rockwell Automation (2005  amount undisclosed)
Corporate investors: Novalux

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Record updated: Aug 2005
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 51-75 as of Aug 2005
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings:    Nov 2000
Capital Raised: 44.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Rockwell Automation (2005  amount undisclosed)