Smith International Selects Pelyco's webPUBLISH™ Real Time Visibility Reporting to Manage Production and Capacity

webPUBLISH Provides Smith International with Information Visibility to Help Balance Workload and Capacity

Ottawa, Ont. and Silicon Valley, CA; (Dec. 18, 2005)- Pelyco Systems, a global provider of web-based supply chain and logistics visibility solutions, today announced Smith International, Inc. (NYSE: SII), HOUSTON, TX chose Systems' webPUBLISH visibility reporting application to help facilitate streamlining of production loads with their capacity resources.

Smith International, Inc. is a leading worldwide supplier of premium products and services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, the petrochemical industry and other industrial markets operating through four business units, M-I SWACO, Smith Technologies, Smith Services and Wilson. The company provides a comprehensive line of technology-advanced products and engineering services. The company also offers supply-chain management solutions though an extensive North American branch network providing pipe, valves, fittings, mill, safety and other maintenance products.

Smith International needed a way to easily access and analyze their production data. Balancing their production loads with available capacity, required getting through levels of complex data quickly, in order to make changes when required. i2's Factory Planner was instrumental in their planning process, but to manage and monitor fluctuating loads and capacity required a simple but powerful information visibility tool. webPUBLISH™ brought the ease of use, power and flexibility to enable Smith to monitor, control and manage production changes. webPUBLISH is an integral part of their daily production process and strategic management reporting.

Utilizing Pelyco's webPUBLISH visibility toolset enables Smith International to quickly access real time production information in key reports and helps them manage production levels, and efficiently make changes. Manufacturing control and efficiency is now at their fingertips.

Pelyco is the only company to offer supply chain and logistics visibility solutions that transform existing extensive data assets into high value comprehensible information. webPUBLISH and SmartSpreadSheet™ remove the complexity of large scale planning systems, and provide companies with the advanced information visibility technology to leverage their existing data assets.

About Pelyco Systems

Pelyco Systems delivers innovative logistics and supply chain visibility solutions to leading manufacturers. Established in 1993, Pelyco focuses on exceeding all customer expectations when delivering advanced supply chain visibility products and services. Pelyco develops and supports leading edge, web-based business solutions for manufacturers and their supply chains. The Pelyco Systems solutions and services transform the supply chain to provide companies with significant business value and competitive advantage. Pelyco is a privately held company headquartered in Foster City, California. For more information on the company and its products and services, visit Pelyco on the web at

About Smith International

Smith International, Inc. is a leading supplier of premium products and services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The Company employs over 18,500 full-time personnel and operates through four principal business units – M-I SWACO, Smith Technologies, Smith Services and Wilson. For more information, visit

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