Packaged solutions for the chemicals industry are available from SAP and selected partners. Still, given a number of other viable solutions, prospective users will have to decide whether SAP would indeed be the best solution without the packaged option.
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has about 1,300 mid-market customers in the chemicals space. Thus, although the market perception is that SAP is only for large enterprises, SAP in fact already has a substantial presence in the mid-market. According to Kochendoerfer, these companies are across all chemical segments, including organic chemicals, inorganic chemicals, rubber, plastic materials, paints and coatings, inks, fertilizer, and surfactants. Furthermore, SAP believes this is only the tip of the iceberg: it has more than 5,000