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Global A&D manufacturer Terma ensures data management and traceability with IFS Applications 10

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Worldwide upgrade will see Denmark’s largest aerospace and defense (A&D) company roll out comprehensive IFS solution to all 1,600 staff

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Terma, a global manufacturer and provider of military and civil electronics, software, and aerostructures, has chosen to upgrade its ERP platform to IFS Applications™ 10.

As the Danish defense industry's biggest player and a supplier to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Terma is experiencing rapid growth. Increasing its top line by double digits for four consecutive years, the organization is delivering a growing number of projects through its 16 units worldwide.

Since 2001, IFS Applications has played a critical role in supporting Terma’s complex operations and stringent requirements for project management and traceability. To support its global expansion, the company needed to modernize its enterprise software platform with robust tools delivered through a state-of-the-art, browser-based user experience.

By upgrading to IFS Applications 10, Terma will benefit from powerful functionality in key areas such as project management, CRM, and HR. In addition, the new IFS Aurena user interface will help optimize mission-critical areas such as documentation and traceability by empowering users with intuitiuve access to the ERP platform on any device, at any time.

“Companies in our industry must comply with very high standards of data management and traceability,” Terma vice president of IT Jørgen Eskildsen said. “By upgrading to IFS Applications 10, we are ensuring that we continue to meet these demands and remain in full control of the entire supply chain. Another key consideration for us were the new version’s extended capabilities for automating previously labor-intensive business processes. One example is financial management, which is now automatically consolidated across all subsidiaries involved in a project and enables global date change management. These enhancements give us an important competitive edge in terms of optimized project management and process efficiency.”

Eskildsen continued, “IFS Applications is ideally suited for project-centric companies with global operations, which is why we are using it as our central system of records. Thanks to the solution’s comprehensive set of fully integrated functionality, we are able to deploy robust additional CRM and HR capabilities without any need for complex systems integration. This means that we are able to leverage one central platform using fewer resources.”

Elni Kullmer, head of IFS in Scandinavia, added, “We are proud of the continued trust that Terma places in our people and solutions and we look forward to continuing the journey we embarked on together some 17 years ago. IFS Applications 10 is the ideal choice for global, project-driven businesses that are looking to boost value creation through fit-for-purpose capabilities coupled with an intuitive user experience.”

Read more about how IFS supports companies in the A&D sector here: www.ifsworld.com/corp/industries/aerospace-and-defense/.

Tom Smith, Marketing Manager for IFS in Scandinavia. Phone: 47 410 46 997, press@ifsworld.com

About Terma

Terma develops and manufactures mission-critical products and solutions for clients and partners worldwide within the aerospace, defense and security sectors. The company employs 1,600 employees in 16 locations worldwide, with headquarters in Lystrup, Denmark, and companies in Europe, the United States, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. For more information, visit terma.com.

About IFS

IFS™ develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 3,500 employees supports more than 10,000 customers worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit: IFSworld.com

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