GE Global eXchange Services (GE) announced that it has acquired TPN Register, LLC (TPN), an interactive content management service based in Rockville, Md. TPN’s interactive catalog- management (ICM) services enable buyers and suppliers to customize catalog content for individual user’s needs. The acquisition of TPN allows GE Global eXchange Services (GXS) to provide a complete Web-based e- procurement solution including catalog content, purchasing workflow, B2B integration and transaction capabilities across multiple industries. TPN’s primary solution, TPN Marketplace, provides purchasing professionals access to a searchable catalog of goods and services, in a standardized format, from an approved supplier base. The catalog content includes private pricing and contract terms for more than 2 million line items from a list of more than 1,300 suppliers. www.tpn.com, www.gegxs.com

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