|Global solenoids manufacturer Kendrion streamlines processes with IFS Applications|
(4/7/2010 | Press Release)
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announces that Kendrion, a global provider of electromagnetic components, has selected IFS Applications to improve turnaround times, enhance quality, optimize inventory and process standardization. The agreement, which includes IFS Applications licenses, maintenance and services, is valued at more than SKr 20 million. The contract was signed March 31, 2011.
Headquartered in Germany, Kendrion has chosen IFS Applications to replace outdated legacy solutions and an array of disparate business software solutions. IFS Applications will enable Kendrion to improve turnaround times in its configure-to-order (CTO) processes, enhance quality while minimizing waste, and reduce inventory by optimizing medium-term demand planning. The solution includes IFS Applications components for manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, distribution, sales & service, web services, quality management, document management and human resource management. Also included is the IFS Enterprise Explorer user- interface that is designed to increase usability and productivity.
“We selected IFS because the IFS team understood the business needs and the demands of our industry. The IFS team was clearly the best, and the product, IFS Applications, is a perfect match for our requirements as a medium-sized company,” said Günter Köster, Program Director at Kendrion. “We selected IFS Applications as the best “package” for us. This does not only involve software since our collaboration with IFS is centered on a business solution, including software, process know-how and innovations that relate to our customer focus. We are sure, IFS is our best choice – this solution will be more than just a piece of software.”
“We are pleased to welcome Kendrion to our growing list of high-tech customers within Automotive and Industrial Solutions, which is one of our targeted industries. Like Kendrion, we work close to our customers and value them as partners. We look forward to building a long-term relationship with the company,” said Peter Höhne, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IFS Central Europe.
The high-tech industry is one of IFS’ targeted vertical markets. IFS offers industry-specific solutions for companies in the electronic equipment, electronic component and semiconductor industries. These solutions support all business processes from design and mixed-mode manufacturing to after-sales support and warranty management. IFS’ high-tech customers include NEC, Eltek, PartnerTech, Wolfson Microelectronics, Kitron, maxon motor, Beijer Electronics, and Olympus Keymed.
For more information about IFS, please visit: www.IFSWORLD.com
The information is that which IFS is required to declare by the Securities Business Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on April 7, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. CET.
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