More than 6,800 industrial manufacturers drive productivity with Infor solutions

Industrial Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 brings a new era of innovation and competitiveness in manufacturing. Infor solutions help industrial manufacturers transform their business processes to unlock innovation, tame complexity, and drive growth. Here are just a few of the challenges we help them address:

Demand for product innovation and personalization

Customers demand communication on their terms as you deliver more innovative products

Increasingly complex supply chain networks

Poor visibility and collaboration across global networks hinders demand planning and product delivery

Reducing costs and operational complexity

Inefficiency and manual warehouse and shop floor processes lead to poor resource utilization and reduced margins

Field service expansion and new business models

Expansion into new business models requires changing skillsets and reliance on technology

Industry 4.0 and digital transformation

Disconnected, heavily customized solutions impede adoption of smart manufacturing, IoT, AI, analytics, and cloud innovations

Micro-vertical expertise delivers business value faster

Furniture, Fixtures

Furniture, Fixtures

Lumber, Wood

Lumber, Wood

Medical Devices

Medical Devices

Metal Fabrication

Metal Fabrication

Metals

Metals

Plastic Fabrication

Plastic Fabrication

Printing, Publishing, Packaging

Printing, Publishing, Packaging

Stone, Clay, Glass, Concrete

Stone, Clay, Glass, Concrete

Solutions for your most critical challenges

Infor CloudSuite Industrial helps discrete manufacturers improve production and service with predictive analytics, lean production and collaboration tools, and integration options.

Offer a unique product and experience

Manage configurations and support product innovation

  • Product lifecycle management with embedded regulatory, quality, and supply chain impact analysis
  • Facilitated customer communication with configure-price-quote capabilities
  • Project control with work breakdown structures, scheduling, costing, detailed project pegging, and analytics
  • Embedded CRM and order management to facilitate communication and delivery

Optimize the supply chain

Improve visibility and communication to reduce costs

  • Worldwide commerce network to support visibility and collaboration, both upstream and downstream
  • S&OP and supply chain planning and optimization
  • Multi-site, multi-logistics inventory planning
  • Integrated inventory management, warehousing, and fulfillment

Reduce operational complexity

Facilitate productivity, planning, and production to improve quality while reducing costs

  • Support for multiple manufacturing models such as ETO, CTO, and repetitive
  • Shop floor automation and workforce management
  • Equipment lifecycle optimization with best-in-class enterprise asset management
  • Sophisticated quality management ensuring satisfactory products for your customers

Expand service revenues

Manage and deliver superior service

  • Revenue development through new business models such as embedded service and MRO
  • Aftermarket capabilities such as embedded configuration management, depot repair, field service, and resource planning
  • Warranty management to improve customer relationships and increase revenues
  • IoT integration for improved product innovation and product delivery

Create a platform for digital transformation

Complete platform to enable digital transformation for Industry 4.0

  • Deep, industry-specific functionality in a scalable and secure cloud with configuration-driven extensions and personalization instead of customization
  • Multi-tenant deployment in the AWS® Cloud
  • Performance-enhancing applications of IoT, AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics
  • Social collaboration, role-based homepages, and industry- and role-specific KPIs to drive productivity

Productivity by the numbers

20%

improvement in operational efficiency

30%

reduction in unplanned downtime

99%

on-time shipments

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Industrial Manufacturing solutions

CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise

Discrete manufacturers around the world use CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise to gain the visibility they need to quickly respond to customer, supplier, and regulatory needs—no software customizations required.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Automates processes for bidding, contracting, execution, and revenue recognition
  • Innovate faster and more efficiently
  • Manage production planning and scheduling
  • Coordinate aftermarket service and maintenance
  • Optimize 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

PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor LN
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst
  • Implementation Accelerator
  • Deployed on AWS
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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 organizations to gain performance improvements in customer service, productivity, and cost control.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Innovate faster and more efficiently
  • Manage production planning and scheduling
  • Coordinate aftermarket service and maintenance
  • Optimize 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
PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor SyteLine
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst
  • Implementation Accelerator
  • Deployed on AWS
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Infor EAM

With Infor EAM, a comprehensive asset management solution built on more than 30 years of experience, you get asset management, materials management, and procurement tools to help you solve your critical asset performance challenges. Advanced analysis tools will help you take the data you already have and turn it into quality equipment decisions. This modern, configurable EAM solution gives you the flexibility to integrate data with your other enterprise applications, so you get a single view of your company on any device. With Infor EAM, you’ll be able to optimize all your asset management processes, facilitate root cause failure analysis, leverage enhanced visualization capabilities, and turn asset management into a competitive advantage.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Maximize 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 labor costs and reduce downtime
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Infor Workforce Management

Optimize every aspect of labor 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.

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

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Sell complex products faster with quick and accurate quotes on-demand
  • Accelerate product innovation
  • Optimize 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
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Infor SCM

Infor® Supply Chain Management solutions deliver intelligent, real-time supply chain orchestration by digitalizing 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.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Reduce costs across the supply chain, including minimized waste and transportation costs
  • Achieve a single version of the truth to drive actionable insights
  • Reduce invoice processing and transportation lead times
  • Increase on-time and accurate shipment order rates
  • Increase team productivity and reduce expenses within the warehouse

PRODUCTS AVAILABLE
  • Infor Nexus
  • Infor Supplier Exchange
  • Infor Supply Chain Planning
  • Infor WMS
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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 defense manufacturers that seamlessly integrates with ERP and CAD systems.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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

PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor PLM Discrete
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