Infor PLM for Process (Optiva)

An advanced, cloud-based PLM solution specifically designed for process manufacturers

Maximizing the value of R&D

Meet product development challenges with Infor PLM for Process (Optiva), a product lifecycle management (PLM) solution specifically designed for food, beverage, chemicals, and life science manufacturers. Infor PLM for Process provides a unified product view of data and processes across organizations—no matter how dispersed or complex.

The power and flexibility of this cloud-based PLM solution allow manufacturers to reduce the amount of time needed to develop and manage new and reformulated products. Infor PLM for Process helps manufacturers easily achieve regulatory and labeling compliance—whether it’s meeting reporting requirements, complying with labeling laws, or supplying ingredient details.


  • Unify data and processes across the enterprise
  • Develop and launch new products faster
  • Ensure 100% global labeling compliance
  • Deploy quickly in the cloud
  • Utilize collaborative project management
  • Improve formula optimization

Speed up new product launches and go-to-market timelines

After considering a number of solutions, Keurig Dr Pepper determined that Infor PLM for Process was the best PLM solution to help ensure compliance with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) nutrition labeling regulations.


products’ package labels affected by FDA nutrition labeling rules


reduction in the time it takes to create a nutrition label for a product


reduction in rework associated with nutrition label facts

Speed to market is very important to us. We’re in a highly competitive industry, so we’re constantly looking for the next big thing. And our timelines are constantly shrinking. Infor PLM for Process makes it easier and faster for KDP to go to market with new products.

Bob Wimpfheimer
Senior Manager, R&D Knowledge Management, Keurig Dr Pepper

Get to market faster with a unified view of data and processes

Infor PLM for Process maximizes the value of process manufacturers’ R&D teams. The solution helps reduce the time spent performing key PLM processes, such as new product development and introduction, formula optimization, regulatory compliance, and project management.

Collaborative project management

  • Integrated stage gate methodology
  • Project visibility of status via Gantt chart-like views
  • Complete view of data and processes across the enterprise
  • Full integration of applications, validations, and workflows—from ideation to obsolescence

Regulatory compliance

  • Built-in, global regulatory compliance for labels and nutritional declarations
  • Integrated global formula management—including ingredients and allergens
  • Rule-based compliance automation

Cost optimization

  • Optimization of recipes/formulas to help reduce costs
  • What-if scenarios to evaluate best margin opportunities
  • Integration capabilities with ERP systems helps provide better insight into costs

Consider Infor PLM for Process if you are a current customer of:

  • CloudSuite Food & Beverage
  • CloudSuite Chemicals
  • Infor M3
  • Infor LX
  • Non-Infor ERPs
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