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Ross Systems Signs $264,000 Contract with S&G Packaging

ATLANTA, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROSS), a leading provider of business software solutions for the client/server market, today announced that S&G Packaging, L.L.C., purchased software and services valued at more than $264,000. S&G Packaging, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, purchased Renaissance CS Financials and Human Resources applications which will run on a Hewlett-Packard 9000 system with an Oracle database.

S&G Packaging, which employs 1,700 people, is the world's leading producer of paper handle sacks, one of the fastest growing segments in the paper products industry. The company came into being in July, 1996 as the result of a merger of the retail packaging operations of Stone Container Corporation and Gaylord Container Corporation.

"With our enterprise-class applications and reputation for rapid implementation, S&G Packaging is quickly establishing a solid foundation of client/server business applications," said Dennis V. Vohs, chairman and CEO of
Ross Systems. "This contract demonstrates our continuing success in the rapidly growing manufacturing market."

Ross Systems, Inc. develops and markets a broad range of client/server business solutions, including financials, manufacturing, maintenance, distribution, materials management, and human resources applications, as well as comprehensive application development products. Ross Systems products are available for the following open systems environments: Hewlett-Packard's MPE/iX and HP-UX; IBM's RS/6000; and Digital's Alpha architecture, Open VMS, Digital Unix and Windows NT. More than 2,800 companies around the world use business solutions from Ross Systems to run their operations.

Ross Systems employees 450 professionals in offices around the world to serve its customers. Corporate headquarters are located at 1100 Johnson Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30342. Please visit Ross Systems World Wide Web site at

SOURCE Ross Systems, Inc.
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/CONTACT: Don Campbell, 404-851-1872, ext. 3040; or Paul Mann, 404-851-1872, ext. 3021, both of Ross Systems/


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