Swiss polymer metering and mixing specialist DOPAG Group selects IFS Applications

IFS chosen to support core business processes and enhance business transparency

IFS , the global enterprise applications company, announces that DOPAG , part of the Hilger u. Kern Group and a leading manufacturer of metering and mixing systems for single and multi-component polymers, has selected IFS Applications™ to modernize and streamline its operations. The order is valued in excess of € 1.2 million.

Following several years of successful growth, Swiss-based DOPAG realized that its legacy ERP solution was not able to keep up with its current business needs, and despite heavy customization, was performing poorly. DOPAG wanted a solution with strong project management functionality that would not only meet current business needs, but would be agile enough to adapt to change in the future. After assessing a number of ERP vendors, DOPAG selected IFS Applications.

The company will implement IFS to support core business processes that include: financials, HR, project management (including project reporting), manufacturing (including shop floor reporting and IFS Manufacturing Visualizer) maintenance, supply chain (including warehouse data collection), sales and support, business analytics, quality management and assurance, CRM (including sales configurator functionality), document management, and service management.

”We needed greater integration and transparency in our enterprise software; and we absolutely wanted a standard solution,” Holger Fender, General Manager, DOPAG said. “We opted for IFS Applications because the solution met all our demands as through standard functionality while also offering the requisite performance at an attractive price. Furthermore, the IFS team had a clear understanding of our business demands.”

“Signing DOPAG is further recognition of the benefits offered by IFS Applications to manufacturers, an increasing number of whom are choosing IFS solutions to become more agile and better meet the challenges of today’s business. We look forward to a long and fruitful collaboration with DOPAG,” said Peter Höhne, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IFS Europe Central.

Oliver Pilgerstorfer , Corporate Communications. Telephone: 44 1494 428900, press@ifsworld.com

Frédéric Guigues , Investor Relations. Telephone: 46 8 58 78 45 00, frederic.guigues@ifsworld.com

About Hilger u. Kern / Dopag Group

DOPAG Dosiertechnik und Pneumatik AG was founded in 1976 and is a member of the Hilger u. Kern Group. Today, the company is one of the leading manufacturers of metering and mixing systems for low- to high-viscosity single and multicomponent polymers. Through its global sales and service organization of subsidiaries and distributors, DOPAG offers customized solutions worldwide. The company is ISO 9001:2000 certificated and develops and builds systems that conform to the latest CE guidelines. DOPAG has more  than 250 employees.

About IFS

IFS ™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering business software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,700 employees. IFS supports more than 2,400 customers worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners. For more information visit: www.ifsworld.com .

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IFS discloses the information herein pursuant to the Financial Instruments Act (1991:980) and/or the Securities Markets Act (2007:528). The information was submitted for publication on March 20, 2015, at 9 am CET.

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