Tags: Manufacturing

IFS beats off SAP and QAD for manufacturer

IFS has announced that it has won a competitive tender against SAP and QAD for Plastics 7A in Valencia, Spain. Plastics 7A has four manufacturing site in the city and was looking to replace its original ERP solution Lyonsoft. Lyonsoft is a small Spanish software company that has developed vertical industry ERP applications for the plastic…

IFS reinforces Field Service Management with IoT

IFS has announced the latest release of its Field Service Management solution. This release delivers an enhanced integration with IFS IoT Business Connector to future proof its ERP solution. The future of field service management is IoT The number of connected devices is growing. In February 2017 Gartner stated that by the end of 2017 the number of…

Rootstock lights Big Bang ERP fuse

Rootstock continues to grow its partner ecosystem with the addition of Big Bang ERP. The Canadian based consultancy firm delivers cloud-based ERP, CRM, ITSM and business application based solutions. It has a client base that spans the globe including customers in the US, Australasia and Europe. From its base in Montreal, Canada it already has…

Three in one for IFS in Sri Lanka

IFS has won three new deals to implement IFS Applications 9 at three manufacturers in Sri Lanka. The announcement named Cable Solutions Lanka Pvt Ltd, Prime Packaging Lanka, and Quality Floors Lanka Ltd. The three companies share the same MD, Pawan Tejwani. Cable Solutions Lanka is the largest of the three and headquartered in Sweden.…

HellermannTyton ties in Infor CloudSuite Distribution

Infor has announced that HellermannTyton is implementing Infor CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise. The initial deployment will complete and go live by the end of April 2017. HellermannTyton previously used System 21, deployed on IBM AS400/IBM System i. A solution they have used for nearly twenty years. Hosted in AWS, HellermannTyton will implement CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise without…

A conversation with Epicor about strategy and technology

Last year several ERP companies were acquired, ushering in a new dawn for some major brands in the mid-market. Oracle bought NetSuite, IFS completed their move to private equity ownership and Epicor was purchased by KKR. Enterprise Times caught up with Robert Sinfield, Director Global Portfolio Marketing – Market and Competitive Strategy and Terri Pruett…

Lisa Pope leaves Infor for Epicor

Epicor has announced that Lisa Pope has joined Epicor as Executive Vice President of Sales for the Americas. The appointment comes at a time that Epicor are looking to focus their efforts on their cloud based ERP solution. This has been in existence for some time but only recently at the forefront of their marketing. Pope,…

Plex delivers production boost with analytics

Plex has announced a new module for their IntelliPlex Analytic Application Suite. The IntelliPlex Production Analytic Application is now available and provides manufacturing intelligence and insight based on IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) data. Driving production enhancements The new solution uses a graphical dashboard that delivers information and insights around key performance metrics. This includes…

HEINZ-GLAS replaces Baan/Infor with IFS

IFS has announced that HEINZ-GLAS, a multinational glass container manufacturer has selected IFS Applications 9 as its new ERP solution. Extending and replacing legacy ERP solutions HEINZ-GLAS operates 16 sites across 12 countries. It manufactures glass bottles and containers for the perfume and cosmetics industry. Its customers include Beiersdorf, L’Oreal, Diro and AVON. HEINZ-GLAS used multiple installations of…

PFS chooses Infor M3

Infor has announced that the Preserved Food Speciality Co Ltd (PFS) in Thailand has selected and is deploying Infor M3 as its new ERP solution. Background Founded in 1994 PFS produces both preserved foods and consumer packaging. It uses techniques such as freezing, freeze drying, spray drying and drum drying to create products. While its…