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Aerospace and Defence manufacturing software

800+ aerospace and defence customers trust Infor with their enterprise software needs

Aerospace & Defence

Aerospace and defence manufacturers rely on Infor’s highly secure technology to ensure they meet the demanding requirements of the aerospace and defence industry and aftermarket service. Here are some key challenges and goals that Infor helps its customers address every day.

Complex contracts and profitability

Manual processes for bidding, contracting, execution, and revenue recognition are error-prone and inefficient.

Supply chain complexity and Industry 4.0

Supply chains are multi-tiered and rigid, yet modernisation efforts are often slow to respond.

Quality, compliance, and regulatory affairs

Stringent QA/RA and cybersecurity requirements must be adhered to and audited.

Aftermarket operations and MRO

Most aftermarket services are not leveraging digital innovation.

Legacy and outdated technology

Many manufacturers are saddled with complex, clunky, and outdated technology platforms.

Micro-vertical expertise delivers business value faster









OEM Parts Manufacturers

OEM Parts Manufacturers

MRO Service Providers

MRO Service Providers

Space Systems

Space Systems

Tactical Vehicles

Tactical Vehicles

Solutions for your most critical challenges

Solutions for your most critical challenges

Infor CloudSuite™ Aerospace & Defence is the leading suite of ERP and related solutions, integrated and delivered in a multi-tenant cloud.

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Optimise contract and program profitability

Drive efficiency with full contract and project management capabilities

  • Multiple contracts including cost plus and revenue recognition methods
  • CLIN definition and contract flow-downs
  • Project management visibility with linked work breakdown structures
  • Meets Cost Accounting Standards and global trade compliance
Manage supply chain complexity and risk
A screenshot of Infor’s aerospace engineering software

Manage supply chain complexity and risk

Gain efficient program/project execution and control

  • Group material planning and co-mingling of project demand
  • Product lifecycle management and detailed embedded estimation
  • Compliant project costing with pegging and fair and unbiased algorithms
  • Efficient shop floor automation by data collection system
  • Defence Priority Allocation System (DPAS) support
Improve quality management and aftermarket growth
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Improve quality management and aftermarket growth

Integrate quality control with design and detailed service/MRO planning and execution

  • Embedded MRO capabilities to drive revenue
  • Embedded depot repair and field service resource planning
  • On-time quality products and services
  • Non-Conformance Material Report and FRACAS
  • First Article Inspection and Certificates of Conformity
Propel innovation with new technology
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Propel innovation with new technology

Leverage continual upgrades and always-current technology capabilities for growth and insight

  • Complete platform to enable digital transformation
  • Deep, industry-specific functionality
  • IoT, AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics
  • Embedded earned value management and project cost ledger analytics

Productivity by the numbers


decrease in inventory


decrease in employee turnover


reduction in equipment downtime


Aerospace & Defence solutions

CloudSuite Aerospace & Defence

CloudSuite Aerospace & Defence software provides advanced capabilities relied upon by 5,500+ aerospace and defence suppliers worldwide. This highly secure ERP system is built for the most demanding requirements in commercial aerospace and defence manufacturing and service.

  • manage multilevel BOMs costing breaks
  • simplified shop floor order splits
  • automated borrow-load-payback and supplier stage payments
  • automated processes for bidding, contracting, execution, and revenue recognition
  • maintain compliance with rigorous government requirements
  • built-in DCAA audit support with contract and costing requirements maintenance
  • support for firm-fixed price, cost-plus, and time and materials contracts
  • manage service contracts for MRO and spare parts
  • Optimised production scheduling
  • Improved visibility and efficiency across multi-tiered supply chains
  • Infor LN
  • Infor Supplier Exchange
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst
  • Implementation Accelerator
  • Deployed on AWS GovCloud

CloudSuite Industrial

Powered by SyteLine®, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with more than 30 years of experience supporting SMB manufacturers, CloudSuite Industrial is an end-to-end ERP solution for both discrete and process manufacturers, providing predictive analytics, collaboration, lean production tools, and integration options. Infor CloudSuite Industrial is a true mixed-mode application for engineer to order, configure to order, highly repetitive, process, and service-based manufacturers. CloudSuite Industrial helps manage complexity and growth, while enabling organisations to gain performance improvements in customer service, productivity, and cost control.

  • Innovate faster and more efficiently
  • Manage production planning and scheduling
  • Coordinate aftermarket service and maintenance
  • Optimise production scheduling
  • Improve product quality
  • Built on highly flexible, scalable architecture that enables manufacturers to be agile and in-sync with fast-changing customer expectations
  • Infor SyteLine
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst
  • Implementation Accelerator
  • Deployed on AWS GovCloud

Infor SCM

Infor® Supply Chain Management solutions deliver intelligent, real-time supply chain orchestration by digitalising end-to-end supply chain processes, allowing companies to gain real time visibility that empowers data-driven decisions and optimal delivery to customers on time.


  • Maximise the reliability and performance of assets
  • Predict equipment failure and carry out preventative maintenance
  • Comply with strict legal and environmental regulations
  • Streamline purchasing and procurement
  • Track labour costs and reduce downtime


  • Infor Nexus
  • Infor Supplier Exchange
  • Infor Supply Chain Planning
  • Infor WMS

Infor Workforce Management

Optimise every aspect of labour management and productivity with Infor® Workforce Management. Strategically enhance workforce planning, execution, and analysis with an engaging, industry-specific, enterprise workforce management software solution built on a proven technology platform that delivers time and attendance, demand-driven scheduling, workforce scheduling, and absence management tools.

  • Enable your people to access workforce data anywhere, anytime
  • Track employee time and get the right data to payroll—every time
  • Leverage vertically specialised shift- or demand-driven scheduling tools
  • Take advantage of intuitive, industry specialised software for budgeting, planning, and forecasting labour demand

Infor CPQ

Infor CPQ helps sales teams, partners, and distributors sell complex products more quickly with a rules-driven platform designed for visual quoting and dynamic pricing, to instantly produce a configuration-specific list price, dealer cost, and quoted selling price. Orders are automatically passed to your business system via enterprise integration.

  • Sell complex products faster with quick and accurate quotes on-demand
  • Accelerate product innovation
  • Optimise your supply chain to improve demand planning and purchasing
  • Bring your products to life with a visual selection and configuration experience
  • Complete visibility into real-time data

Infor PLM Discrete

Infor® PLM Discrete is a comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for high tech and electronics, automotive component, industrial manufacturing, and aerospace and defence manufacturers that seamlessly integrates with ERP and CAD systems.

  • PLM management for MTO, CTO, ATO, and project-based businesses
  • Out-of-the-box interoperability with ERP, CAD, and manufacturing systems
  • Real-time reporting and analysis capabilities
  • Automated workflows
  • Role-driven retrieval and information reuse
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