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French waste management group Séché Environnement selects IFS ERP in the cloud

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London, March 19, 2020 – IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Séché Environnement, one of France’s leading players in the recovery and treatment of all types of waste, has chosen to deploy IFS Applications in the IFS Managed Cloud on Microsoft Azure.

Operating in 15 countries worldwide, Séché Environnement specializes in managing disposal of highly complex waste, operating within regulated waste recovery and treatment markets with high barriers to entry, and develops cutting edge hazardous and non-hazardous waste recovery and treatment solutions.

To power its strong growth, the company needed to replace its legacy business system, which no longer supported the users’ needs or the company’s goals. Following a thourough evaluation of leading ERP vendors, including SAP and IFS, Séché Environnement chose IFS Applications based on the platform’s robust industry functionality, intuitive user experience, and flexible delivery architecture.

“IFS presented a solution that covered all industry-specific requirements through a highly scalable and fully managed cloud architecture,” Séché Environnement  Philippe Cavrot, CIO of Séché Environnement said. “In line with our ‘cloud-first’ strategy, the IFS Managed Cloud will enable our IT specialists to focus on value-added activities instead of ERP maintenance and operations. Additionally, by replacing our obsolete business system, we are simultaneously given a chance to review our processes and implement new data governance protocols.”

Christophe Ceze, IFS Managing Director, France and Benelux, added, “We are proud to support Séché Environnement in its important mission to safely manage waste. Our solutions have been engineered to support complex business processes in an uncomplicated way. We look forward to working with Séché Environnement to establish the technological framework for their future growth.”

IFS Applications will be used by some 700 Séché Environnement staff to support mission-critical processes including procurement, sales, waste management, maintenance, production, project anagement, inventory, finance, document management, quality management, and human capital management (HCM).

Learn more about how IFS Applications support businesses at www.ifs.com/corp/solutions/ifs-applications/.

Lewis France, PR for IFS. Phone: 33 1 85 65 86 00IFSFrance@teamlewis.com

About Séché Environnement

Séché Environnement is one of France’s leading players in the recovery and treatment of all types of waste, from both industry and local communities. Séché Environnement is the leading independent operator in France. Its facilities and expertise enable it to provide high value-added solutions to its industrial and public authority clients, targeting the challenges of the circular economy and sustainable development requirements. Séché Environnement operates in more than 15 countries around the world and is developing rapidly internationally through organic growth and acquisitions. The Group currently employs 4,500 people worldwide (including about 2,000 in France). Séché Environnement has been listed on Eurolist by Euronext (Compartment B) since November 27, 1997. www.groupe-seche.com/en

About IFS

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.

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