Below is a small sampling of Infor customers; please contact us for more customer stories.
For more than 35 years, ACS has been providing world-class attachment solutions that enhance performance and safety on the job site. The company produces couplers, buckets and attachments for a variety of industrial equipment, including wheel loaders, backhoes, excavators, and tractors. They wanted to communicate effectively with customers via the Internet, acquire mobile ability and use data shared with everyone effectively. Infor XA allowed them to communicate with customers in real-time via a website, to do product life cycle within engineering and populate out to manufacturing. They also acquired mobile ability.
Aggreko rents power worldwide—a true logistical challenge. It needed operational consistency and global visibility in a single integrated ERP. Aggreko’s CIO says Infor M3 is “a world-leading service and rental ERP system … demonstrable and successful. Basically, it works.”
Amatola Water’s core aim is to assist local government in the effective development and sustainable operation and maintenance of safe, reliable water supply and waste water services. The organization had a goal to meet market demand for expanded offerings, change business processes to become more competitive, and effectively manage operations across a broad geographical territory. With Infor LN, the company ensured the smooth operation of new business units, sped up processes, and handled complex regionalizations in four business units.
ATC Lasham wanted ERP that goes beyond the confines of airline or MRO competence. The breadth of Infor M3 attracted the UK’s largest MRO provider. “We liked the technology. We knew it would stay current.” And the ability to scale up capabilities with the solution over time.
Augusta Sportswear manufactures and distributes teen apparel. “What was so great that we found with M3 was, in the apparel business, you have so many SKUs. … And the fashion element of M3 … had a hierarchy for the SKUs that could link up to a style—our style.”
AUNDE Brazil replaced several of its enterprise application tools with Infor Automotive Exchange, a suite of enterprise software solutions for automotive companies. With Infor Automotive Exchange, AUNDE can fully integrate all its manufacturing operations into one system, optimizing process planning and control. The solution’s business-specific capabilities have helped AUNDE reduce inventory levels, increase productivity, and eliminate waste. In addition, Infor Automotive Exchange simplifies AUNDE’s complex production process by providing the company with real-time identification and tracking of all products.
“The functionalities of M3 are complete for running our business,” says Autodistribution, a leading European auto parts distributor. Other key benefits: “M3 is built on Java language, and it was very easy for us to develop an e-business strategy based on M3.”
Zildjian implemented Infor F9 in approximately three weeks and was one of the first companies to use it with the Infor SyteLine system. "Infor F9 requires no maintenance once the initial setup is complete. We have scheduled it to update automatically every night, so the Infor F9 data tables and the Infor SyteLine data tables are always in sync."
John Booth of BAE Systems, A&D customer, discusses how Infor LN ERP helps BAE manage the complexity of their A&D manufacturing supply chain operations with ease and efficiency.
Infor Equipment enhanced customer service and productivity at Bangla CAT with improved visibility into critical business information, quick and efficient customer service, and streamlined information from sales, service, warranty, finance, and rental departments within a single, central business system.
A world-class manufacturer of high quality bricks has leveraged technology to increase its data visibility with Infor LN, resulting in cost reductions, minimized scrap, real-time order status, and a competitive advantage to keep the company looking towards the future.
Bluegame selected Infor VISUAL, a flexible system from a vendor experienced in the nautical industry, with the help of BEE NewTech, an Infor partner. With Infor VISUAL Bluegame was able to expand both product volume and customization capabilities. This partnership with Infor allows Blue Game to best leverage their strategic experience in the shipyards market to support the business realities in this sector.
Brandix i3 CEO, Arjuna Sirinanda, comments on Brandix – Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter, with 38 factories across Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh – and how choosing Infor M3 as a core system transformed their business.
A longtime Infor SyteLine customer, Brentwood routinely reassesses its technology infrastructure. "Every seven to ten years, our company wants to re-evaluate what's out there to see if there's a better product for our business," says Kenneth Kemp, Brentwood's IT manager. Like any other company in an industry as competitive as plastics, Brentwood constantly seeks to increase workforce efficiency, product quality, and operational excellence by improving the speed of access to data throughout the company. The most recent assessment came at a crucial moment. Despite being mired in of one of the toughest recessions that manufacturers had ever seen, Brentwood still maintained a healthy 45% rate of growth over six years. The company needed its technology to support that level of growth while keeping margins strong. Managers also wanted to consolidate their list of software vendors to improve global visibility for all operations and provide users easier access to data.
With Infor SyteLine, Brookline Engineering Laboratories has gained the ability to support all continuous improvement processes, simplified and reduced the number of process steps and transactions, and maintained the high quality levels required by ISO 9000 standards. The company’s revenue recently reached record levels.
US performance running apparel and gear maker Brooks Sports chose Infor M3 Fashion for its “full suite of solutions that would take our business from end to end. … It’s a rich tool.” Brooks had “a really good relationship” with the consulting services team—that continues today.
With Infor VISUAL’s electronic document management, Bryant Rubber Corporation saves costs, achieves audit compliance, increases customer satisfaction, improves employee efficiency, and better serves the community and the environment.
Caldrea, maker of aroma therapeutic cleaning products, sees Infor’s SyteLine as the solution to manage processes. The partnership with Infor provides the company with the “ability to change and personalize the software to integrate to those new business partners” and this is key to Caldrea’s business.
Carlton Taylor Industries expects to achieve significant cost savings through integration, efficiency and productivity improvements through its implementation of Infor SyteLine.
This one-page profile of CAV Aerospace outlines the challenges faced by the company and the benefits realized in using Infor SyteLine to address those challenges. Contains two quotes, some facts about the sale, and a brief bio of the company. CAV Aerospace Limited engages in the manufacture, integration, assembly, and supply of ice protection systems and aerostructures for general aviation, regional, business jets, and UAV applications worldwide. The U.K.-based aerospace manufacturer was expanding rapidly, acquiring or building sites in the U.S., Poland, South America and Mexico, bringing the total to 13. Each location ran a different enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Some didn't have one at all. The need for a unified system for financial consolidation and reporting was clear. The U.K. plant had been using Infor's Syteline ERP software since 2000, and the CEO made the decision to implement the latest version at each of the new sites.
With Infor VISUAL, the Cofran Group has improved decision making with greater accuracy and visibility into financial data, optimized sales processes with better access to order information and customer history, and reduced the processing time of purchase orders from 20 minutes to 5 minutes.
Computer Designs is a manufacturer of custom thermoformers for the medical, surgical, electronic, and OEM markets. The company focuses on quality, striving to meet its customers ever-changing requirements with innovative designs and flexible customer service. Based in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, Computer Designs also has plants in North Carolina, Arizona, and Puerto Rico. To learn more, visit www.computer-designs.com.
After implementing Infor SyteLine, Custom Plastic Specialties significantly cut its order processing time, allowed production more time to meet quality and deadline requirements, and saw fast ROI. The company implemented it quickly from a DOS-based to Windows-based system, and gained more value by using the Infor EPAK training package to improve current and future user proficiency levels.
With Infor products, DAB Pumps delivers products to customers in local markets in five hours and uses standardized business processes worldwide, while meeting local business requirements. The implementation was completed in just 11 months across four sites in Italy plus the U.S., China, Germany, Hungary, South Africa and Spain. DAB plans to expand the system to the UK, Holland, Belgium and Russia by the end of 2013.
Darmex—a manufacturer of high-quality chemical products used by the rubber industry in general and the automotive tire industry in particular—needed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that would enhance the company’s processes. Darmex implemented Infor VISUAL, which helps identify and avoid bottlenecks in production. In turn, this helps reduce manufacturing costs per unit, and increases capacity without adding inventory. Since implementing this solution, Darmex has realized significant improvements in productivity, scheduling, and quality control, which have contributed to an overall company growth rate of approximately 25%.
The Asian Pacific region is one of the leading international suppliers of integrated logistics and material handling solutions implemented Infor SyteLine and realized a savings of AU$500,000 annually in licensing costs, which is contributing significantly to its business growth.
DFW leverages Infor VISUAL in the semi-conductor and contract electronic manufacturing industry. VISUAL enabled DFW to take the “managed chaos” out of their operations and create efficiencies across the organization.
One of the world’s largest manufacturers of vital marine products incorporated Infor SyteLine for accounting and manufacturing, including issuing purchase orders, scheduling, planning, invoicing, and business analysis. The open architecture allowed easy customization, resulting in greater efficiencies throughout all departments, and built-in business intelligence enabled analysis of sales trends and reporting to compare sales and inventory.
With Infor LN, Electronica Tough Carb was able to implement and manage an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with low total cost of ownership.
Lawson helped Elekta unify and streamline control of all its business activities with one integrated system. The company improved its ability to keep track of the status changes to service orders, which helped alleviate process bottlenecks and delays. Delivery performance increased and stock levels reduced, while Elekta increased its cash flow and improved service response times and customer satisfaction levels.
ENERTECH Fabricaciones is part of Grupo Industrial Monclova, which started its operations in 1951 in Mexico under the name La Sierrita, and in 2001 changed its name to ENERTECH Fabricaciones. Today ENERTECH specializes in the manufacture of heavy equipment and steel structures designed mainly for the export market. The company sought to improve planning, control, and production processes: and to reduce reporting time and strengthen analytics. With Infor VISUAL, ENERTECH Fabricaciones experienced growth rate of 100% since 2005, reduced most errors, and executed reports in hours rather than five days.
After relying on disparate systems that couldn’t communicate, the manufacturer of kitchen cookware successfully integrated all of its production operations with Infor VISUAL. The results were reduced lead times and inventory, streamlined and automated processes, and visibility into production levels that led to improved deliveries. Productivity and customer satisfaction soared.
Evans Vanodine was established in1919 when William Charles Evans, at the age of 24, started manufacturing disinfectants and liquid soaps in Salford, Manchester, under the name ‘W.C.Evans & Co Ltd’. Despite severe war damage in 1940, the company continued to expand and relocated to Eccles, where it became known as ‘Evans of Eccles’ and began to consolidate its position in an increasingly competitive market.
A leading Midwest distributor of data and telecommunications products expanded its business by over 50% without increasing staff, reduced its AR check posting time by 75%, and improved efficiencies in various areas following implementation of Infor Distribution SX.e.
Ferrari has been based in Maranello, Italy since the 1940s. At more than 250,000 square metres, the factory's 45 buildings house more than 3,000 workers and combine passion, innovation, and technology to create the company's GT and Formula 1 cars. In 1998, Ferrari adopted Infor Baan IV to support the main production processes for sports cars, racing cars, and spare parts. A dozen years later, by migrating to Baan’s next-generation product, Infor LN, the company gained deeper functionality while leveraging their long-term investment and transitioning more than 10 years’ worth of IT knowledge without having to reshape the IT team or its know-how. Infor ION will provide business and technical integration for a complex environment.
GCE uses to streamline global operations and a number of processes, including manufacturing, logistics, warehouse management, and finance, and to generate greater efficiency with an innovative IT platform and related consulting services.
After implementation of Infor VISUAL the manufacturer of ground-penetrating radar and electromagnetic induction equipment quickly saw improved decision-making through greater visibility into one data source across the enterprise, on-time delivery improvements—from 60% to over 90%—and significant reductions in inventory and associated costs. Revenues and profits also increased without additional headcount or IT infrastructure.
The manufacturer of systems and components in the plastics extrusion industry deployed Infor SyteLine in the cloud to quickly integrate all disparate systems and support growth without increasing IT costs, provide one data source accessible in real time to users everywhere, and maximize visibility across all business units for improved decision-making. The company can monitor the shop floor; easily perform financial reporting; and closely track prospect, customer, and account information to improve customer service.
The Gorman-Rupp Company increased new product sales and reinforced distributor loyalty with the Infor Product Configuration Management solution providing 24x7 self-service online order configuration, placement, status inquiry, and information access to 1,000 distributors and 3,000 users. The status inquiry calls into customer service significantly decreased through the smooth online ordering process with fewer errors. For Gorman-Rupp’s highly engineered system proposals, Infor Document Automation reduced the time to create an accurate, complete proposal document from 3 weeks to 15 minutes.
After implementing Infor SyteLine, Governair has grown its business from $21 million to $35 million in just two years, with plans to reach $50 million soon. The manufacturer of HVAC systems for commercial and industrial use has integrated its disparate systems and provided real-time visibility into all its operational processes, increasing productivity, improving decision-making, accelerating time to market, and boosting customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Graphicast, Inc. is the premier supplier of ZA12 (zinc aluminum alloy) castings. Founded in 1978 and based in Jaffray, NH, Graphicast has built a reputation as an innovative and collaborative supplier of machined and as-cast parts to a wide range of industries, including medical and diagnostic equipment manufacturers. For more information, visit www.graphicast.com.
Deploying Infor VISUAL EasyLean meant a wide range of improved processes for this manufacturer of fasteners and precision machine parts. The company reached 95% on-time shipment rates, cut lead time by 20%, and reduced production setup times by 20%. It also became a net exporter to China.
With Infor M3, Grosfillex reduced production time and cost, increased the efficiency and speed of operational processes and information flows, reduced the time needed to close accounts, provided the ability to better track material consumption, gained support for an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in France and abroad, and increased satisfaction at all levels of the company.
Group Dekko experienced dramatic reductions in inventory, quoting time, and the time it takes to move customer orders into production after implementing Infor LX. The company has also increased on-time shipping and supports global sourcing through Infor’s multilanguage and multicurrency capabilities. Group Dekko has also easily implemented several complementary Infor systems, and has partnered with Infor for close to 30 years.
Peng Quan, Project Director, GAC Motor explains why China’s fourth-largest auto maker chose the Infor Automotive Exchange solution over SAP and Oracle. He cites Infor’s quality, industry specialization and best TCO.
By implementing Infor SyteLine, Herman Miller was able to reduce US inventory by $1.2 million in two years, tripled their production capabilities, and enhanced their JIT (Just-In-Time) supply chain. Herman Miller is also upgrading to the latest version of ERP Business, including Infor ION, to integrate and enhance inter-company, company-supplier, and company-customer communications.
High Five Sportswear in Seattle says the materials management planning module in Infor M3 Fashion is helping High Five to be more competitive. “We were able to reduce our supply chain department by a third, and at the same time, improve our customer service level to 99%.
With around 30,000 machines from mini-diggers, to bulldozers and other heavy vehicles, through to building equipment such as caulking hammers and fences, HKL is the first stop for builders, artisans, industry and communities in Germany. HKL has implemented latest version of the Baan solutions, Infor LN. Compared to its predecessor, this software has undergone major expansion and already meets our requirements in terms of service, administration, purchasing and finance to such a degree that we will only need to make minor changes.
The Australian car manufacturer uses Infor Warehouse Mobility in its warehouse to receive goods directly in the warehouse, print a barcoded receipt label to identify all parts, and look up and adjust stock levels. HSV also uses the solution to ship and invoice sales directly from the barcode scanners and print a shipping label. The company has realized significant efficiency improvements in receiving and shipping with fewer resources.
With Infor XA, Husky Corporation improved decision-making, gained visibility into customer orders and status, improved scheduling, increased productivity, enhanced material tracking on the shop floor, eliminated keying errors with the use of RF gun scanners, and more.
Hutchinson, which supplies rubber auto parts to automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), needed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that would help the company compete more effectively in the global marketplace. Since implementing Infor XA, Hutchinson has streamlined its Argentine manufacturing operations and improved global collaboration, cutting costs, inventory, and redundant business processes worldwide. The solution has also helped Hutchinson increase customer satisfaction, and improve lead times and operational efficiency.
A leader in developing advanced sensor technologies for homeland security and other applications needed to gain visibility into the financial records of all acquired divisions and to accommodate their diverse requirements. After implementing Infor VISUAL, the company realized tremendous cost savings, increased productivity, and gained immediate access to key data for improved decision-making.
Immucor, which manufactures blood reagents that test 35% of the world’s blood supply, was able to expand globally and handle the related growth in orders, inventory, and financial processing as well as deal effectively with multiple currencies, languages, and tax systems, all while maintaining costs, with help from Infor Baan.
After implementing Infor Warehouse Management Provia, International Hardware gained competitive advantage and increased customer satisfaction with reduced order cycle time. The company saw ROI within 24 months due to lower operational costs and better overall results.
J&E Manufacturing Company is a contract manufacturer of precision metal components. J&E's extensive range of in-house capabilities includes sheet metal fabrication, stamping, welding, CNC turning, CNC milling, powder coating, screen printing, and assembly. The company chose to implement Infor VISUAL and Infor VISUAL EasyLean to reduce workload and errors, improve the visibility of workload and due dates, and to better manage inventory. Since implementation, the company has reduced missed ship dates, required fewer people to schedule production and order materials, improved on-time delivery and productivity, and decreased the amount of on-hand inventory required.
By implementing Infor Corporate Performance Management, Jardine Motors Group achieved its goals to eliminate the use of spreadsheets, provide users more intelligent tools for preparing budgets and forecasting, improve decision making, and allow users access to budget and operational information from any facility at any time.
A full-line manufacturer of equipment for meat production, food processing, packaging, and labeling used Infor XA to study sales trends and learn more about its customers, enabling the company to seek new opportunities in the marketplace.
L&H is a leading after-market supplier in the mining industry—a world-class rebuilder of heavy mining equipment and engineer, design, and manufacture alternative replacement parts for the surface mining industry. The company sought to enable concurrent scheduling, gain better control of operations processes, and replace their existing ERP solution with one that could support growth in sales. With the implementation of Infor VISUAL, L&H experienced a 30% increase in throughput when acquiring another job shop, enabled sales coordinators to increase the amount of business they were handling from about $2 million to $10 million each, and decreased overhead while increasing sales.
Apparel retailer L.L. Bean lacked integration between finance and payroll. Now with Infor Lawson, ramping up 11,000 employees at peak season is seamless. Bean cut payroll processing costs, shortened monthly close and is positioned for future growth without increasing headcount.
The Midwest’s largest distributor of work gloves and protective gear has developed stronger customer relationships and cultivated new accounts by gaining a solid understanding of each customer’s business needs with Infor FACTS Relationship Management—resulting in improved productivity and overall customer confidence.
Moba is the world’s largest egg grading, packaging and processing manufacturer. Besides the factory in Barneveld, in the Netherlands, holding 380 employees, Moba has factories in the United States of America (Farmington Hills) and China. Moba aspires to be innovative and progressive, and thereby aims to pursue the lean manufacturing principle. This aspiration has lead to implement a new IT system that is more efficient on several fronts. The need for change was rooted in inefficient workings of the warehouse, that prior to this change formed a great bottleneck. Read more to see why Moba has selected Infor LN.
The manufacturer of automobile, engine, and general industrial parts gained visibility into real-time data across the enterprise and an integrated business process after implementing Infor LN. As a result, New Wei Industrial improved its inventory, sales, finance, purchasing, and production processes. The company reduced inventory process steps by 50%, automated manual purchasing functions, and streamlined the end-to-end sales process. Financial reporting improved through easy data updates, and month-end closing reports were consistently timely. Daily updates to production scrap ratios are now possible, compared to a process taking more than two days previously.
With Infor Warehouse Management Provia, O’Higgins Hardware sped up order cycles, improved inventory accuracy, and increased productivity through improved logistics management. The company handled 10% more sales orders and increased sales by 4% in the first 12 months with better internal processes in a new distribution center.
Endless—sometimes fruitless—searches. “We were taking so much time to service our customers, maybe not even being able to help them on the phone and having to call back.” Oldcastle APG building products deployed Infor ION Enterprise Search. Now searches—and help—come “instantly.”
The largest organic foods cooperative in the US extended its Infor Adage system with Infor Advanced Planning and Infor Advanced Scheduling to improve planning and forecasting processes through automation. Infor’s SOA architecture enables the company to leverage the entire business platform and provides the flexibility it needs to grow with the software at a low total cost of ownership.
OTK Group is using Infor M3 to improve productivity with a user-friendly and easily customizable interface, increase efficiency using on-line data collection from machine sensors into Infor M3 together with a powerful output solution, and streamline processes and ensure accuracy.
Two things were particularly important to PAMA: deep functional capability, especially in the area of order management, and the ability to support PAMA’s various clients in international markets. In both these areas, Infor LN came out strongly.
A leading manufacturer of converting machinery for the specialized paper industry replaced the legacy SAP application with Infor XA to meet growing customer demands and implement streamlined, effective business processes—resulting in accelerated time to market and reduced operating costs.
PHS Group workplace services has 42 companies, and needed ERP to create synergies throughout. Infor M3 “had all the features and functionality.” Web services design allows easy integration with other apps. “This is the one that will take us forward for the foreseeable future.”
The manufacturer of hypoallergenic cosmetics and skin products saw big efficiency improvements in its financial processes after implementing Infor F9. The time to produce monthly reports dropped from 5+ days to less than 30 minutes. The company can also modify ad hoc reports and accounts, and can verify balances on reconciliations. It has greater visibility into transactions that support the financial statements, resulting in improved decision-making.
Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG, a market and technology leader in precision positioning systems, consolidated IT systems through single instance ERP, lowered costs and increased agility, and standardized and optimized business processes across global operations with Infor LN, Infor CRM, and Infor PLM.
Greg Spadaro of Piper Aircraft discusses how Infor LN ERP helps Piper Aircraft manage its complex manufacturing processes--with robust functionality purpose-built for the unique demands of the A&D industry.
With Infor VISUAL, Precision Photo-Fab increased market share by 15% in one year, increased revenue by 28% in two years, cut lead time in half, increased on time delivery from below 80% to 98.5%, surpassed competitors’ delivery and lead times, and achieved lofty goals with minimal initial investment.
Infor SyteLine, Infor ION, Infor Mongoose, and Infor Ming.le™ helped Preferred Sands eliminate duplicate manual entry requirements, reduce user entry error, ensure accurate and consistent information, increase the percentage of asset management projects being completed within budget, and provide users with real-time data access from any location.
By integrating its on-site Infor LN and cloud-hosted Infor EAM solutions with the Infor ION Suite, PRIDE Industries ensured that its applications operated together seamlessly to execute its business processes. The company was able increase visibility into its operations, improve data accuracy, automate processes, and reduce its operational costs.
A global leader in interactive learning technology that empowers teachers to engage, educate, assess, and motivate learners used Infor LN and Infor PLM Discrete to improve stock visibility and rationalization. The UK site has reduced part number inventory by 75 percent, and the company plans to use the application to help it gain a single view across its entire business to plan manufacturing more efficiently between sites in the UK and China.
Propper International, primarily a manufacturer of military uniforms, has been using Infor’s M3 Solutions since 2001. M3 solutions have provided Propper International with an integration of processes that allows the company to “give better information to all of [their] users to make better business decisions faster.”
Red Wing Shoes Company leaders understood the need to utilize the latest technology and business practices in order to stay competitive and continue growing. They turned to the latest upgrade of Infor M3 to take advantage of the new capabilities and also to continue enjoying 24x7 technical support.Infor's PSO organization handled the implementation and migration very successfully. The solution allows for better employee training and has helped boost employee morale. Red Wing plans to explore mobility options and new capabilities in the future.
Renshawnapier is part of The Real Good Food Company plc, an AIM-listed, UK-based company offering a wide range of products to grocery retailers, wholesalers, and manufacturers.
Reynolds Catering Supplies is one of the UK’s leading, national distributors of fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy, and cheese—processing more than 3,000 orders daily via a fleet of 194 vehicles. Reynolds supplies more than 2,500 different fresh and chilled products from around the world to some of the biggest names in the catering industry. With Infor M3, Reynolds sped up and optimized its supply chain and lowered costs. Reynolds can now manage its sophisticated array of services more effectively and is better prepared for rapid and consistent growth.
Rieke Packaging Systems is a world class manufacturer of closures and dispensing systems for the global market and committed to Innovation. They are using Infor10x technology and SyteLine solution to create standard processes around the world, provide global visibility to inventory and review and analyze customer buying patterns.
Hear how Ring Container and Infor uses out of the box applications like LN, ION and Infor Ming.le to deliver a professional social space that is an acceptable solution to those who haven’t grown up with this type of social communication.
RJF International Corporation created a complete applications portfolio with seamless integration between Infor System21 and front-office applications and eliminated the need for custom in-house-developed code to integrate front office functionality.
The manufacturer of outdoor boots and safety footwear brands significantly improved its ability to change production and adjust stock levels to meet customer demands after implementing Infor System21. Through real-time visibility across the enterprise and with partners and multiple websites, Rocky Brands, Inc. gained seamless collaboration to improve decision-making. The company reduced inventory costs, improved productivity and customer service, and gained flexibility and scalability to grow.
A global manufacturer of in-store programs that connect with shoppers and drive sales for brand marketers and retailers incorporated modules of Infor LN across the company. Only three months after implementation, RTC had the biggest shipping quarter in the company’s history—without adding order entry staff and without one system glitch.
After upgrading, SAE Towers was able to use Infor LN’s integrated management of manufacturing processes, financial transactions, and accounting operations to satisfy increased operational demands caused by substantial growth.The company has gained greater visibility into operations and lowered costs by improving the integration of multiple business units and adding the ability to access data on the web.
With Infor M3, Saudi Diesel increased productivity, provided critical support for achieving ISO9001 certification, replaced manual reports, improved delivery reliability and customer service levels, and created a paperless work environment.
SAS Component supplies airlines with operating materials. Such a complex supply chain requires considerable staff and IT systems resources. “A good IT solution is fundamental to good logistics.” SAS conducted a rigorous assessments of available systems. Infor M3 was the choice.
As a leading global manufacturer and distributor of nutritional supplements and eco-friendly cleaning products, Shaklee chose Infor BPCS and Infor LX to manage its complex set of requirements among multi-country operations. The centralized database of Infor LX enabled productivity improvements and easy reporting despite time zone and language differences, and best practices were incorporated without code changes.
Skills Inc gained better visibility into inventory and order demand with Infor VISUAL, resulting in some impressive improvements: increased sales orders from their largest build-to-stock customer by 510%: increased assembly orders by 174%: and expanded their workforce by more than 42%.
SpectraSensors is the leading global provider of laser-based process instrumentation. They use Infor EPAK to maximize employee productivity, ensure their employees are following standard business procedures and to get the maximum benefit from their Infor Syteline software.
Using Infor Adage, the specialty coatings company gained visibility into data throughout the enterprise. With seamlessly integrated data, the company can more efficiently manage its complex production process, understand how to improve manufacturing efficiency, see its inventory value and profitability for each product, and improve its costing methods.
Sypris Electronics, a contract manufacturer, relies on Infor to support its need for high reliability in the high tech industry. Infor ERP LN brings them one system with a complete financial picture and improved material control.
Plumbing products distributor, TMS South, specializes in "hard-to-find" items and repair parts for industrial, commercial, and residential applications. The company uses Infor FACTS to enhance customer service, optimize inventory levels, increase productivity, and improve profitability enabling TMS South to leverage its resources in new ways to improve its efficiency.
Transformers & Rectifiers India Limited (T&R) manufactures a wide range of transformers sold both domestically and internationally, including power, distribution and furnace transformers, rectifiers, and specialty transformers. The company implemented Infor LN in order to control cost structures and meet customer expectations while improving performance and profitability. With Infor LN, T&R was able to resolve key challenges such as data security, wastage, rejected orders, cost control, inventory of raw materials, delivery performance, and government compliance: support product development: and enhance precision and reduce errors.
The manufacturer of components for aerospace and medical applications used Infor SyteLine to dramatically reduce its paper processing and costs. Infor SyteLine also helped the company maintain better control over engineering information to ensure everyone was using the most up-to-date drawings.
A global leader in the design and manufacture of critical subsystems for OEMs in the semiconductor, flat panel, medical, and solar industries implemented Infor VISUAL to improve its ability to meet constantly changing and accelerating industry demands. The company obtained the same advanced ERP capabilities of costly systems at a much lower cost, gained enormous productivity increases from using a wireless barcoding system to track inventory, and doubled purchasing efficiencies with an advanced planning tool.
A leading US manufacturer of “downhole” oil field equipment chose Infor VISUAL's scheduling and planning software to enable its plant to run more efficiently and take on far more work. Both work in progress and manufacturing lead time decreased 50 percent while productivity rose from $65-$70 to $147 per man-hour.
Van Eerd specializes in the production of packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. In this case study they explain why they've selected Infor SyteLine to support their business.
After upgrading from Infor Baan to Infor LN, this automotive aftermarket company saw system performance improve by two to three times, saved $800,000 operationally, reduced customization from 60 percent to less than 1 percent, and realized tremendous process efficiency improvements. With an array of improvements, users adopted the system within a month.
Wanavit Manufacturing selected Infor SyteLine as its new enterprise resource planning system after a careful comparison of competitors’ offerings, and following a popular vote by some 50 users who heard several presentations and responded in a questionnaire drawn up by the IT consultant. The conclusion was that Infor's resources for manufacturing were superior to those of the competition while Infor SyteLine offered much potential for customization.
With Infor VISUAL, Ward Leonard is able to increase shop efficiency from 82% to over 95%, improve on-time delivery from 68% to 92%, reduce supplier lead time from 26 to 12 weeks, and improve shop dispatch execution from 33% to 77%.
A five-state distributor specializing in building materials and value-added services, Wausau Supply uses Infor ERP SX.enterprise to provide visibility into inventory at all of its 11 distribution centers, enabling the company to maintain next-day delivery and maximize selection while keeping facilities to a minimum.
Western Water Works Supply is a 3rd generation family-owned distributor of pipe, valves, and fittings for the water works industry with 6 locations. In this video, discover how Western Water Works Supply is able to send out more proposals and bids and pull in more orders with the same amount of people after implementing Infor Distribution SX.e.
Western Wire Products has significantly reduced inventory, freeing up capital for other value-add activities with Infor Distribution SX.e.
Zeppelin sells and services earth-moving equipment in Europe. It chose Infor M3 for its functionality, multilanguage, multicurrency, technology, and cost-benefit ratio. Zeppelin users say M3 is simple to use. Zeppelin’s CIO says, “We can talk to (Infor). They listen to us.”
Find out how Zicom Group, a leading manufacturer of marine deck machinery, fluid regulating and metering stations, and more, reduced the number of manual steps in individual business processes and slashed the time involved in business processes by 50% or more with Infor LN.
Zodiac Aerospace specializes in the production and development of aircraft on-board systems, safety systems, and cabin interiors. After deploying Infor M3 and Infor LN, Zodiac Aerospace increased the reliability of the company’s logistic and manufacturing processes, enabled perfect parts follow-up at the workshop, and eliminated delays in delivery dates.