The jwLIMS is a laboratory information management system that was specially designed for the process industry (chemical industry, pharmaceutical industry and food industry) in the SAP R/3TM environment. The most important aspect of its development was to meet all demands a company from one of the above-mentioned industries makes on such a system. As a basic principle, the jwLIMS is implemented without modification of the SAP R/3 standard code and it has proven to survive release upgrades, thereby guaranteeing our customers a secure investment. The jwLIMS was implemented as an add-on using only the SAP R/3 workbench and no other interface. The jwLIMS is distinguished by remarkably high flexibility.