Infor LN

Infor LN

Enterprise Resource Planning

Get last-mile, micro-vertical functionality with Infor LN

Meet the latest version of Infor LN, Infor LN 10.5. Whether you are a manufacturer for aerospace and defense, automotive, high tech and electronics, or industrial machinery, Infor LN has the features and capabilities to meet your unique business requirements.

Harness the power of integrated, industry-specific analytics to gather real-time data and monitor your priority metrics for improved communication with both your customers and suppliers around the world.

Interact with the beautiful new user interface available in Infor LN 10.5 for easier business process management on your shop floor and across your supply chain, with even clearer integration to financials, quality management, service management, order management, and business partners.

Infor LN at a glance

  • Single-instance, global ERP
  • Designed for complex manufacturers with ETO, MTO, and MTS products
  • Industry-specific KPIs, dashboards, and reports with drill-down
  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Virtualized technology platform
  • Available in 21 languages
  • Rules & regulations for
    49 countries

4500+ manufacturing companies


21 languages


49 country localizations

Unique capabilities

Thrive in a world of digital transformation with Infor LN. More than 4,500 manufacturers trust LN to help improve, accelerate, and streamline the most complex manufacturing processes anywhere. When your manufacturing operation requires detailed tracking of millions of parts from thousands of sources worldwide from as-designed to as-maintained, you can rely on Infor LN.

Powerful BI, real-time reporting
Dynamic enterprise modeling

Drive efficiency with global process standardization features that empower you to leverage industry best practices, develop your own, and replicate them around the globe, adjusting for size, structure, and regulations. Easily change processes post-implementation to capitalize on market changes and new innovation.

Get a clear roadmap
Assembly line control

Precisely synchronize materials and manufacturing operations to assemble complex products with mass production efficiency and profitability. Quickly respond to last-minute customer changes with out-of-the-box best practices that enable just-in-time and in-line sequencing for made-to-order processes using configurable assembly lines.

Future-proof your technology
Serial genealogy

Trace individual components and share information across the value chain during and after production. With Infor LN, you have complete visibility of products, enabling you to generate revenue from service and maintenance long after products ship. Manage service plans, track warranty claims, and plan for end-of-life recycling or refurbishing.


Not many providers in the market can offer comparable support for complex, multi-site operations and at the same time deliver business process flexibility and low total cost of ownership.

Christine Benkenstein Head of IT, Physik Instrumente
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Highlights and core functionality

Asterisk (*) denotes new features available with Infor LN 10.5

Unite global manufacturing operations. Infor LN excels in multi-site planning and operations management, helping companies implement enterprise planning to synchronize demand and supply across a global supply chain.

Infor LN also features strong inventory and warehouse management capabilities, including advanced warehousing as well as fulfillment practices such as static and dynamic cross-docking, sub-contracting, and direct material supply. Direct Material supply supports vendor managed and direct-to-line component sequencing.

Support any manufacturing strategy. Infor LN supports all discrete manufacturing processes including engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, project-based manufacturing, make-to-order, make-to-stock, and repetitive manufacturing. Whether you are manufacturing a stamped metal part or assembling an airplane, Infor LN provides comprehensive operations control with streamlined manufacturing business process management.

Functionality includes:

  • Mixed-mode manufacturing
  • Assembly planning and control
  • Customer-specific bills of materials and routings
  • Shop floor control
  • Repetitive manufacturing*

Master complex projects. Manage everything from single contracts to complex multi-year projects, from contract negotiation to shipping and installation. Infor LN empowers you to quickly prepare estimates, monitor budgets, and determine earned value and accurate invoices against even the most complex manufacturing projects. Extensive out-of-the-box analytics, including a powerful and intuitive project manager workbench, enable continuous tracking of key performance indicators.

Functionality includes:

  • Advanced contract terms and conditions
  • Bids and quotes, proposal management
  • Earned value management
  • Product cost ledger
  • Project contract management
  • Project pegging of demand and supply
  • Supplier staged payments
  • Contract flowdown*

Generate more post-sales revenue. Comprehensive service lifecycle management enables manufacturers to generate revenue from products after they ship. Infor LN Service Management empowers you to manage a global field service organization with complete visibility into the components of every installed product. Offer and maintain service plans, schedule preventive maintenance, and identify upgrades/upsell opportunities. Infor LN also manages your MRO facilities and warranty claims.

Functionality includes:

  • Customer contact center management
  • Warranty and claims management
  • Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)
  • Service depot management
  • Usage-based, preventative maintenance
  • Mobile service*

Gain confidence with global financial visibility. In order to meet financial goals with confidence, companies need global financial budgeting and control combined with real-time visibility into revenues, costs, and profits. 

Infor LN can be used in a fully integrated ERP environment and as a stand-alone financial model for any organization structure. With this flexibility, Infor LN supports global organizations that consist of multiple companies or business units operating across different geographies. Infor LN provides flexible account structures for recording, analyzing, and monitoring the activities of each company or business unit.

Functionality includes:

  • General ledger
  • Authorization management*
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Cash management
  • Financial budget system

Foster collaboration between design and manufacturing. Reduce time to market through tight integration between design and manufacturing. You'll be well positioned to control upfront costs by designing with full visibility of the effects on downstream manufacturing operations and sourcing and procurement. And by receiving early warnings of field issues, you'll be able to take quick action to improve design and reduce warranty costs.

Functionality includes:

  • Engineering change order management
  • Collaborative design and engineering
  • Design for supply
  • Design for manufacturability

Improve control and gain predictability. Infor LN Quality Management enables manufacturers to monitor and improve the quality of their products by enforcing regular inspection procedures throughout the manufacturing process. Quality Management uses a logistical flow of products to schedule inspections.

Functionality includes:

  • Advanced product quality planning (APQP)
  • Statistical quality control, including sampling plans
  • First article inspection*
  • Quality manager dashboard
  • Non-conformance reporting
  • Embedded enterprise social collaboration to help plan and resolve quality conflicts

Offer more features and options with less complexity. Infor LN's powerful, rules-based configurator enables your customers, distributors, and sales representatives to easily configure products, while 2D and 3D images allow your users to view product variants. Powerful rules enable you to display current prices, upsell options, and check for incompatible configurations. Automatic creation of manufacturing bills of materials and routings eliminate the need for super bills of materials.

Functionality empowers you to:

  • Guide product selection features, options, and dimensions, while ensuring they define a valid product
  • Ensure an accurate price and cost for any configuration
  • Receive immediate visual confirmation of the product's features and options
  • Manage documents and data

Exceed customer expectations—at a profit. Infor LN can quickly process any sales order, from a single spare-part order to a complex, configure-to-order assembly. With integrated CRM, your customer service agents will have a 360-degree view of the entire order lifecycle, providing them with unparalleled insights into every customer relationship. Infor LN improves customer relationships while minimizing the cost-to-serve.

Functionality includes:

  • 360-degree customer view dashboards
  • Streamlined customer relationship management (CRM) process
  • Support for complex bids and proposals
  • Available-to-promise (ATP) and capable-to-promise (CTP) capabilities during order-entry process
  • Integrated rules-based configurator
  • Projects and contract line items support

Infor LN solution map

The Infor LN solution map is built on a foundation of cloud-delivered, always up-to-date, easy-to-integrate micro-vertical suites and cross-industry applications; in-context business intelligence; and an intuitive user experience that is mobile and empowers meaningful business collaboration.

Solution Footprint Map

An open technology stack to run on any infrastructure

Infor LN is built on a unique virtualized architecture that enables you to run the same ERP system on a variety of hardware platforms and operating systems, giving you maximum flexibility for how you choose to deploy and manage your operations.

Open-source compatible

Infor LN empowers you to lower the total cost of ownership by supporting an open-source infrastructure alternative including:

  • Red Hat
  • EnterpriseDB
  • SQL database
  • JBoss Middleware
  • Postgres EDB
  • Linux
Fact fact

Rapid global deployment

Looking for faster results? DAB Group deployed a single, global instance of Infor LN including ION and BI in seven countries, across four continents, in less than a year.

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Experience the new Infor LN powered by Infor OS

Future-proof your enterprise with Infor OS—the foundation for a connected, intelligent network that automates, anticipates, predicts, and informs your stakeholders in everything they do.

  • User-centric operating service
  • Cloud-based delivery
  • Conversational, intuitive UX
  • Automated multi-step execution of complex tasks
  • Networked analytics and business intelligence
  • Open business process integration
  • Secure at the core
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Easy and enjoyable to use

Software should look as good as it works. Otherwise, nobody's going to use it. Infor LN engages your entire organization, not just core ERP users, with a user experience that's designed to help users work faster and smarter.

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Infor LN: Designed for your industry

With Infor LN, you get an ERP solution designed specifically for your industry right out of the box. LN continues to be developed jointly with industry experts to deliver industry best practices using standard packaged software, eliminating the need for costly customizations.


Aerospace and defense

No other industry faces quality standards and regulatory scrutiny like aerospace and defense (A&D). 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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  • Unit effectively for precise revision control
  • Borrow/loan/payback in line with US Materials Management Accounting Standards (MMAS)
  • Comingling of project demand and compliance with USD DOD regulations, such as the DD250 Material Inspection and Receiving Report
  • Project pegging
  • Contract flowdown
  • New revenue recognition
  • Authorizations for ITAR


  • Projects-based manufacturers
  • Engineer-to-order manufacturers
  • Defense contractors
  • MRO and service providers
  • Defense electronics


Legacy business solutions struggle to keep up with the pace of change in the automotive industry. Aggressive schedules, increasingly complex components, globalization, and cost challenges require a solution that is innovative and agile.

From original equipment manufacturers to aftermarket parts suppliers, Infor LN helps customers manage the demands of a modern automotive business with capabilities designed to meet the unique requirements of all industry segments.

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  • Accurately sequence the materials and resources against unique customer configurations
  • Manage the entire EDI-driven customer order and release update cycle with trading partner agreements
  • Automatically communicate new orders and release schedules to your suppliers
  • Repetitive manufacturing
  • Honda certification


  • Automotive and truck OEMs
  • Tier 1, 2, and 3 suppliers
  • Specialty vehicle manufacturers
  • Aftermarket parts suppliers

Industrial machinery and equipment

Rely on Infor LN to manage the entire product lifecycle from initial forecasting to design, shipment, servicing, and final disposal. LN can help predict future parts and service demand as well as capture accurate equipment data, including serial numbers, end of life, warranty, service, and sales data.

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  • Enterprise planning ensures customer orders are delivered on time while minimizing inventories
  • Rules-based configurator supports everything from options upsell to the most complex equipment configurations
  • Sequence the materials and resources against unique customer configurations
  • Product lifecycle management provides component visibility from as-designed to as-maintained
  • Service management enables you to continue to generate revenue from every product shipped
  • Intercompany trade
  • Resource management


  • Industrial machinery manufacturers
  • Heavy equipment manufacturers
  • Shipbuilders
  • Fabricated metal products

High tech and electronics

With rapid product obsolescence and extensive outsourcing, high-tech supply chains are difficult to manage. That's why some of the largest electronics manufacturers and subcontractors rely on Infor LN to accelerate their products' time-to-market while efficiently managing processes across multiple sites, companies, and countries.

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  • Integrated revision control ensures engineering changes are accurately introduced into manufacturing
  • Vendor and customer managed inventories
  • Alternate and substitute components
  • Integrated rules-based configurator
  • As-manufactured visibility with unit effectively support
  • Import/export control
  • Trade compliance


  • EMS
  • General HT&E Industry
  • Industrial electronics
  • Communications equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Electronic components
  • Computer and office equipment
  • Consumer electronics

Industrial manufacturing

With its powerful hybrid production management capabilities, Infor LN supports many types of industrial products in one or several plants. LN' Enterprise Planning enables planners to simulate the impact of changes in both short and long-term forecasts, which minimizes plant disruptions.

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  • Job shop, production cell, and flow manufacturing support
  • Hybrid manufacturing support
  • Rules-based configurator supports dynamic dimensional sizing
  • Allocations and hard pegging
  • Master planning and detailed order planning


  • Machinery and equipment
  • Metal fabrication
  • Plastics fabrication
  • Medical devices
  • Furniture and fixtures
  • Paper and pulp
  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Lumber and wood
  • Printing, publishing, and packaging
  • Stone, clay, glass, and concrete
  • Primary metals

Customer stories

Transformers & Rectifiers

Transformers & Rectifiers

Transformers & Rectifiers enhanced visibility and decision making after going live on Infor LN in just four months.

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Promethean reduced part-number inventory by 75% with Infor LN.

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With a global network of partners specializing in various industries, solutions, and products, there's always an Infor partner to match your business' most specific needs. 


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New features and enhancements from the latest product release.

Asterisk (*) denotes new features available with Infor LN 10.5

General manufacturing

  • Corporate purchase contracts, including centralized sourcing and decentralized procurement
  • RFP refinements
  • Split-production orders
  • Supplier progress billing on purchase orders
  • Tactical sourcing for subcontracting
  • Repetitive manufacturing*


  • Customer-defined fields (CDFs)
  • ION content packs
  • Table comparison
  • Extensibility*
  • Open stack*

Governance, risk, and compliance

  • DEM authorization report
  • US DOD compliance
  • US government invoice formats
  • Trade compliance*
  • Authorizations*

User experience

  • HTML5 user interface
  • Infor Ming.le®: Portal and social business integration and in-context apps, including Paparazzi

Project lifecycle management

  • Contract funding with enforceable limits
  • Contract Manager homepage
  • Copying contracts 
  • Customer acceptance (i.e. DD250 material inspection and receiving report)
  • External address codes compliant with CAGE and DoDAAC
  • Multiple bank guarantees against a contract line item number 
  • Contract flowdown*

Global financials

  • Auto-cash
  • Cross-dimensional validations to indicate if a combination of GL accounts and dimensional values are valid
  • Electronic bank statement enhancements, including bank statement workbench
  • EU invoicing directive, including credit memo best practices
  • Multi-books extension
  • Payment method discount; early payment or subject to payment method
  • Valuation of inventory returns by using actual costs
  • Intercompany trade*

Pervasive analytics

  • In-context analytics
  • Contract Manager homepage
  • Quality management in-context pack

Quality management

  • Quality Manager homepage
  • Order-specific inspections
  • Non-conformance reporting
  • Inspection history
  • Test data
  • Quarantine inventory workbench*

Service lifecycle management

  • Visual service technician scheduling
  • Claims management
  • Field Service Order Screen enhancements
  • Flexible warranty terms
  • Follow-up work orders for complex installations
  • Material "from car"
  • Moving average unit cost (MAUC) enhancements
  • Preventative maintenance*

Project-based manufacturing

  • Borrow, loan, payback
  • Inter-company pegged warehouse transfers
  • Project costing breaks
  • Project pegging in purchase schedules
  • Resource management*


Infor LN easily extends to best-of-breed applications unified by a common platform and a stunning user interface. Maintain agility and simplify user adoption with software that is fast, intuitive, and enjoyable to use.

Configure Price Quote (CPQ)


Customer Relationship Management

  • Inforce: CRM based on
  • PCM: Product Configuration Management


Enterprise Asset Management and Environmental Sustainability


Workforce Management


Strategy Management; Financial Reporting; and Governance, Risk, and Compliance


Reporting and Business Intelligence

Supply Chain Execution


Supply Chain Management


Supply Chain Planning and Scheduling

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