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Infor announces Coleman AI Platform
July 20, 2017

Infor announces Coleman AI Platform

A platform that operates below an application's surface, Coleman mines data and uses machine learning to improve processes such as inventory management, transportation routing, and predictive maintenance

The Cloud Holds the Answer to Business Optimization
February 20, 2017

The Cloud Holds the Answer to Business Optimization

By Mark Humphlett, Infor
The total output of U.S. manufacturing has increased by more than 250% in the past 25 years, and this growth is expected to continue. In this environment, manufacturers must be proactive about simplifying complex supply chains, or risk falling behind their competitors.

Infor receives $2B investment from Koch Industries
November 17, 2016

Infor receives $2B investment from Koch Industries

Infor’s set of applications running on a hyper-scale cloud with data science and design provide a foundation for modernizing companies in healthcare, fashion, retail, distribution, public sector, and discrete and process manufacturing.

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Recruiting, Training and Retaining: How to educate the future manufacturing workforce
November 17, 2016

Recruiting, Training and Retaining: How to educate the future manufacturing workforce

By Mark Humphlett, Infor
The fast pace of change creates many challenges for manufacturers, including difficulty in keeping the workforce up to date on new tactics and industry-wide emerging strategies.

IIoT in Manufacturing: Are We There Yet?
October 08, 2015

IIoT in Manufacturing: Are We There Yet?

By Andrew Kinder, Infor
IIoT connects people, processes, data and things in an intelligent way to enable new business models and make better decisions. But the strategy needs to be driven from the top, plugged into powerful analytics and underpinned by flexible, real-time and intelligent ERP if it is to deliver on its promises.

August 11, 2015

Infor to Acquire GT Nexus

Infor will acquire GT Nexus, a cloud-based global commerce platform, for $675 million.

August 05, 2015

Infor updates CloudSuite ERP software

Enhancements include tools for document and financial performance management.

May 29, 2015

Will cloud deployment rescue manufacturing from slow growth doom?

By Larry Korak, Infor
With the sluggish rate of recovery hovering around 1.8 to 2.2 percent since 2009, many US manufacturers are desperate to gain some traction toward double digit growth. But how and where will they find the turbo boost required to fully escape the impact of the Great Recession?

May 19, 2015

Bridging the Generational Divide in Manufacturing

By Jeff Nedwick, Infor Automotive
One of the first steps needed to address the generational divide is to acknowledge the perceptions each generation has about the manufacturing industry and each other.

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March 14, 2011

Overly Door cuts lead time and costs with Infor ERP Syteline

By Mark Humphlett, Infor

Soon after starting a continuous improvement program, Overly Door realized that its largest source of waste came from the way that it took orders and translated those orders into information that drives manufacturing — a process affecting the entire business.

April 08, 2009

Infor says make MyDay

MyDay Web 2.0 user interface provides central access to the critical information ERP users need.

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May 07, 2008

Infor donates Supply Chain Software to Univ of Arkansas

Infor donated software licenses for Infor SCM Network Design, supply chain planning, and analysis software to the University of Arkansas.

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April 21, 2008

Infor enhances TRANS4M ERP

Additions include a Microsoft .NET-based navigator, web services capabilities, electronic data interchange (EDI) enhancements, event management, and automated shipping processes.

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October 11, 2007

Infor announces Mobile Asset Management

EAM Advanced Mobile, an adaptable portable asset management solution, supports multiple applications from a single device.

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September 12, 2007

Infor upgrades ERP SL 8.0 for discrete manufacturers

Enhancements include SOA-Based interoperability, role-based user interface, expanded multi-site capabilities for global manufacturers, and a configurator that helps streamline the production of custom orders.

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September 11, 2007

Infor enhances Baan IV and Baan 5 ERP software

Infor ERP Baan customers now have the option to enhance their existing version of Baan or they can choose to upgrade to Infor ERP LN version 6.1.

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September 10, 2007

IBM to sell Infor ERP software

IBM will develop, sell and implement ERP solutions specifically designed for mid-sized manufacturers.

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August 15, 2007

Infor User Conference

September 9-12, 2007 Las Vegas

Infor industry experts, partners and customers will present ERP best practices and case studies.

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August 11, 2007

WAREMA Expands Infor ERP Installation

390 more users added to existing ERP system. With 600 total seats, this makes WAREMA one of the largest Infor ERP COM users worldwide.

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July 31, 2007

Triangle Services uses Infor asset management software

Triangle Services uses EAM software for asset lifecycle planning, resource management, executive dashboards, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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July 19, 2007

Infor enhances PLM Optiva

Enhancements include user interfaces, regulatory compliance authoring and management capabilities, and SOA-enablement.

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June 04, 2007

Infor opens Center of Excellence for IBM System i ERP apps

The Center of Excellence includes development and domain experts who are committed to enterprise software innovation and application development for the IBM System i platform.

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June 01, 2007

Infor Acquires Workbrain and Hansen

Hansen makes asset management software, while Workbrain makes workforce management solutions.

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May 24, 2007

Infor supplies ERP to Fleischmann's Yeast

Fleischmann's has deployed Infor ERP LX at all four of its North American manufacturing facilities.

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May 23, 2007

Infor globalizes LX ERP software

Feature Pack 2 expands global capabilities of LX by adding region and time zone support throughout the system, cost inventory in local currencies, and enhanced multi-language capabilities.

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April 25, 2007

Infor enhances ERP Adage software

Enhancements include a new graphical user interface, more functionality for order to cash and expanded integration capabilities with external systems. Adage is an ERP platform for batch process manufacturers.

April 25, 2007

Infor installs EAM asset management system at Chinese coal mine

Infor EAM Datastream 7i, a Web-based enterprise asset management (EAM) system, was installed in China's Huolinhe Coal Industry Co Ltd, located in Inner Mongolia. The mine produces 20 million tons of coal annually.

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April 18, 2007

Infor appoints Jon Pilkington vice president

Jon Pilkington has joined Infor as vice president of corporate operations for its Performance Management (PM) solutions group.

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April 13, 2007

Infor installs ERP at Australian cable manufacturer

Australian cable manufacturer Tycab replaced three disparate, aging and paper-intensive systems with Infor ERP SyteLine. The centralized solution provided Tycab with single barcode scan functionality for picking and shipping and a paperless shop floor for manufacturing.

March 15, 2007

Infor introduces SCM WM 9.0 warehouse management software

SCM WM 9.0 focuses on efficiency inside the warehouse with support for RF, voice, wave planning, cross docking and labor reporting. Outside the warehouse, the solution creates value by extending capabilities including Yard Management, Event Management, Performance Management, Transportation and Logistics, and RFID.

February 21, 2007

Infor offers free Webinar on ERP for automotive suppliers

Infor will explain how small and midsized automotive suppliers can improve business processes, increase profitability and gain competitive advantage as part of a live webinar titled, “Experience Rapid ROI with ERP Designed for Automotive Manufacturers,” on Monday, February 26, 2007.

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January 23, 2007

Automotive supplier installs Infor TRANS4M ERP

Decoma International has deployed Infor ERP TRANS4M in a just-in-time environment at its new Toledo, Ohio facility. Decoma, which manufactures exterior vehicle appearance systems, selected the solution for its integrated electronic data interchange (EDI), financials and general ledger, and custom programming support capabilities.

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January 10, 2007

Infor enhances ERP functionality for discrete manufacturers

Infor ERP LN Feature Pack 3 delivers new features and improvements to increase visibility across operations; eases point-to-point integration of additional ERP solutions

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August 21, 2006

Infor delivers Enterprise Asset Management Solution for small to midsize Enterprises

EAM Business Edition is a powerful enterprise asset management (EAM) solution that enables a small to midsize enterprise to control critical functions including work orders, purchasing, inventory and preventative maintenance, without the investment and extended implementation time required for large-scale installations.

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Asset & Maintenance Management