Infor Aerospace & Defense

Infor Aerospace & Defense

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Shorten cycle times and effectively manage complex value chains, fast-paced program launches, and MRO service operations with Infor solutions for Aerospace & Defense—purpose-built for your industry and trusted by 800+ companies in over 100 countries.

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    Purpose-built
    Manage complex supply chains with last-mile, microvertical functionality for A&D.

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    Compliant
    Stay up-to-date with industry and government regulations, including ITAR.

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    Achieve an optimal user experience with attractive and easy-to-use software.

Contract management

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Contract management is a way of life for A&D. Watch this demo to see how Infor makes it easier.

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Latest Infor Aerospace and Defense blog posts

Manufacturers’ cloud spending reaches all-time high

Several surveys of manufacturers point to the same thing: Spending on IT solutions with cloud deployment is growing at a phenomenal rate, as fast or faster than on any other discrete IT solution ever. IDG says that cloud spending comprises one of every four dollars of the IT budget this year, averaging nearly $3 million per enterprise. A survey from B2B specialist Clutch finds the majority of enterprises will boost cloud spending by an eye-popping 50% this year over last. There is good reason for this surge. Cloud deployment is the answer CIOs have been seeking for a wide variety...

A&D Industry: Are you ready to roll out the welcome mat to new grads?

Welcome spring—the time of year companies make their way to college campuses to talk with graduating seniors about available employment. One industry—aerospace and defense—looks to have plentiful job opportunities this year. The recent Deloitte “US Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study” report notes that due to “increased national security threats, global tensions and recapitalization requirements, the [Department of Defense] budget for 2016 has increased by $13 billion,” and—as a result—“Prime defense contractors in the US are expected to be the key beneficiaries from the increase in defense budgets, thereby contributing to the expected rise in employment in the overall A&D...

Are you drowning in useless information?

We all know that effective sales & operations planning (S&OP) relies on having recent and relevant information at your fingertips. However, with most communications taking place over email, SharePoint®, and instant messaging, it doesn't take long before sorting through a plethora of scattered data becomes a challenge in itself. But that was before enterprise social collaboration. With all conversations structured in a central environment, Social S&OP allows you to access all you need from a single data source. And quickly separate what's important from what's not. Save yourself from information overload, and from scouring multiple information channels. Read more about...

Our microvertical focus

Aerospace

Sustain competitive differentiation in the face of increasing complexity and costs with Infor's solutions built specifically for aerospace contractors. With a single, fully integrated solution, you can optimize operations, improve finance, reduce work in process inventory, and improve quality.

Capabilities

  • Unit effectivity
  • Line assembly control
  • Sales schedules
  • Purchase schedules
  • Supplier staged payments
  • Use-up effectivity
  • Non-conforming material management
  • As-built BOMs
  • Serial number control
  • RFID/UID

Defense

Operate efficiently and win new business in the face of shrinking defense contracts with Infor solutions for defense contractors. You'll have the tools to maintain regulatory compliance and manage supplier challenges more easily across your entire supply chain.

Capabilities

  • Contract and CLIN management
  • Contract and Progress invoicing
  • Retroactive rate adjustments
  • Costing breaks
  • Contract flowdown
  • Project comingled cost pegging
  • DPAS
  • Overhead rate calculations
  • DD250
  • Borrow/payback
  • EVMS

MRO and Service Providers

Get a comprehensive, integrated solution that can help you with core repair and overhaul processes, as well as engineering management, exchange programs, maintenance programs, modifications, upgrades, reliability, and warranty follow up.

Capabilities

  • Service work order management
  • As-maintained BOM
  • Spare parts and logistics
  • Depot repair
  • Serial number traceability
  • Remote field service
  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul
  • Rotable management
  • Call management

Defense Electronics

Manage your entire enterprise and supply chain so you can operate at peak efficiency, meet stringent regulations, win new contracts, and maximize quality in spite of escalating demands with Infor's solutions for defense electronics manufacturers.

Capabilities

  • Consigned inventory management
  • Shop floor order splits
  • Product genealogy
  • Manufacturing part numbers
  • Alternate part/BOM/routing
  • Use-up inventory
  • Collaborative design and engineering
  • Hybrid manufacturing
  • Outside operations management
  • Reference designators
  • MPLs/APLs

Metal Fabrication

Increase efficiency, foster innovation, and manage your cost position with Infor's solutions for metal fabricators. You'll be equipped to achieve a level of operational excellence that lets you drive a customer-centric business and focus on attaining sustainable growth.

Capabilities

  • Lot/heat tracking
  • Cut list management and optimization
  • Dimensional inventory
  • Metal content traceability
  • Track metal market for pricing
  • Customer-managed inventory
  • Tool requirement planning

Products

Meet escalating customer demands with Infor CloudSuite Aerospace & Defense. From handling complex value chains and fast-paced program launches to shortening cycle times and managing MRO service operations easily, you get advanced functionality backed by decades of practical application and relied upon by over 5,500 customers worldwide—plus all the convenience, flexibility, and cost savings of cloud deployment.

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No other industry faces quality standards and regulatory scrutiny like aerospace and defense. When you use complex processes and high-cost components to make sophisticated products, you need a manufacturing ERP solution that can keep up. With Infor LN, you can tame complexity and meet extraordinary demands using A&D best practices right out of the box.

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Small- and mid-sized aerospace and defense companies need end-to-end integration that provides project status visibility each step of the way, as well as stringent cost accounting to maintain consistency throughout their organizations. Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) delivers these specific capabilities in a robust, integrated, affordable system for managing program and contract demands.

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Infor EAM is the most configurable enterprise-grade asset management solution on the market. It gives you the power to improve capital asset management in ways that increase reliability, enhance predictive maintenance, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce energy usage, and support sustainability initiatives. Available in industry-specific editions, Infor EAM provides unparalleled flexibility and turns asset management into a competitive advantage.

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With Infor Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management (d/EPM), you get an integrated suite of financial performance management applications, packaged analytics, and compliance tools that operate across the complex web of your enterprise systems to deliver a real-time, single version of the truth. And with in-context business intelligence capabilities built in, the benefits go far beyond just easy access to data. You'll be better equipped to understand risk, performance, and the impact of decisions company-wide.

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Infor PLM can leverage data from across your entire enterprise to help you make better decisions about product development, management, design, and production. With Infor PLM, you can optimize every step of the product lifecycle to create higher quality products, launch new products in less time at a lower cost, and maximize profits.

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Infor Supply Chain Management combines best-in-class solutions with industry-specific functionality, giving you the power to plan and execute your supply chain strategies more quickly and profitably. You'll get the analytics tools you need to optimize your end-to-end supply chain and harness the power of social networking to collaborate more effectively both internally and with customers, partners, and suppliers.

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Get the power of advanced configure-price-quote (CPQ) technology with Infor Configure Price Quote. With this image-driven, easy-to-use solution, you'll be able to quickly refurbish parts and produce custom parts for commercial airlines, smaller regional airlines, charter companies, military organizations, and private and business aircraft owners.

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Customer stories

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Advanced Input Systems

Advanced Input Systems (AIS) is a leading designer and manufacturer of application-specific input devices for OEMs. Find out why they chose Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) to replace their highly customized, 17-year-old system.

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CAV Aerospace Limited

CAV Aerospace Limited engages in the manufacture, integration, assembly, and supply of aviation ice protection systems. They chose Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) to consolidate their financials and reporting for 13 sites around the world.

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Fraport AG

Global, full-service airport management provider Fraport AG uses the Infor BI Application Studio to consolidate all data from Fraport subsidiaries, simplifying administration, planning, and reporting.

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Harco Labs

Harco Labs, a designer, manufacturer, and international distributor of advanced aerospace sensor products, uses Infor solutions to meet the stringent contract and rules requirements of the A&D industry.

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JBT AeroTech

JBT AeroTech Corporation manufactures and services airport equipment and products. With Infor EAM, they are able to accurately track all purchases, inventory, and corrective and preventive maintenance work within one system.

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SAS Component

SAS Component supplies airlines with operating materials. Such a complex supply chain requires considerable staff and IT systems resources. SAS conducted a rigorous assessment of available systems and chose Infor M3 as the best solution. Learn why.

Explore topics in Aerospace & Defense

Secure, collaborative, and flexible—the cloud is ready for your business. Find out how to prepare your business for a move to the cloud and learn about the benefits you can realize once you're there—from the ability to maintain regulatory compliance to better business process integration with suppliers and customers.

Budget cuts and reductions in defense spending undeniably pose threats to growth for A&D manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors. Despite these budget cuts, MRO operations are showing record growth. Here are some resources to help you make the most of MRO opportunities for your business.

It's imperative for aerospace and defense manufacturers to have the right systems in place to meet high customer demands—particularly those surrounding quality, budget, and timely delivery. Here are a few resources to help you understand what technologies and business approaches can have the most impact for A&D.