To support its expanding business and strategic growth initiatives, Merrill Technologies Group (MTG) has selected engineer to order provider IFS Applications to power its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The IFS application measures up to MTG’s requirements for an agile, real-time, fully-integrated ERP solution that could be rapidly implemented. MTG serves a wide range of industries including energy, robotics and aerospace and defense and has multiple manufacturing sites located in Michigan and Indiana.
"IFS Applications will enable us to move to a more proactive goal driven and metrics focused enterprise planning system," Merrill Technologies CFO, Mike Beyer, said in a statement. "IFS's solution ensures that we have the right tools in place to deliver world-class solutions to our customers."
"We selected IFS because the team proved to be the most knowledgeable about our business and IFS Applications demonstrated streamlined order-to-ship functionality which is critical in meeting the needs of our customers," added Merrill Technologies Group, CEO Bob Yackel.
Merrill has purchased various solutions from the engineer to order provider including: IFS Business Intelligence, IFS Financials, IFS Distribution, IFS Manufacturing, IFS Projects, IFS Engineering, IFS Supply Chain, IFS Sales & Service, IFS Maintenance, IFS Human Resources, IFS Sales & Marketing, IFS Shop Floor, and IFS Collaborative Solutions.
"As a mixed-mode manufacturer, Merrill Technologies needs an ERP solution that is agile and robust enough to run in its multiple manufacturing locations while improving overall visibility throughout its vertically integrated company," IFS Vice President of Sales, Mike Lorbiecki commented. "IFS Applications is the best functional fit for engineer-to-order, configure-to-order and make-to-order manufacturers looking for a reliable ERP solution and we look forward to working with them."
Targeting its software primarily to the industrial manufacturing space, IFS has a broad customer base in the industry, focusing on medium-sized to large manufacturers that need support for complex order-driven and mixed-mode manufacturing across the extended enterprise. IFS' component-based business solutions provide strong support for project management, engineering, advanced scheduling, product configuration, and after-sales support.
Edited by Jamie Epstein