As part of its strategic focus to deliver leading solutions to selected industries, IFS has formed an advisory council for the paint, ink, and adhesives industry. Global experts across the industry are members of this council, which held its first meeting in April.
The advisory council will facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experience between industry experts, top IFS customers and IFS. This cooperation between leading industry players will also ensure that IFS maintains its market-leading position in providing business software for the paint, ink and adhesives industry.
The Paint, Ink and Adhesives Advisory Council is composed of global experts across the industry, including customer and industry representatives.
Founding members include: representatives from Jotun, ANI, Becker Acroma, Becker Industrial Coatings, SICPA, Willamette Valley, Akzo Nobel, and Atrion, a world-leading supplier of solutions for material compliance. Chairman of the Council is Anders Lif, IFS global industry director-process industries.
“We think it is very valuable to participate in the Paint, Ink and Adhesives Advisory Council because it gives us a direct channel for influencing the future development of IFS and its partner's solutions. It also gives us an opportunity to take part in discussions regarding future directions for our industry," said Richard Skogh, CIO, ANI.
IFS has more than 18 years of experience providing business software for the pulp and paper, metal, chemical, and food and beverage industries.
For the chemical industry, IFS offers competitive ERP solutions for midsize multi-national companies, running multiple sites of varying sizes. Paint, ink, and adhesives companies specifically benefit from IFS Applications' functionality for batch balancing and recipe management, as well as material compliance through the integration with Atrion software.
Also including support for quality management, demand planning and configure-to-order manufacturing, IFS Applications provides a complete solution for companies in this industry.
IFS is one of the world's leading providers of component-based business software developed using open standards. IFS' industry-focused solutions are optimised for ERP, enterprise asset management, and MRO.
IFS Applications offers companies an integrated lifecycle approach to managing customers, products, assets, and services, enabling them to employ lean enterprise concepts, control costs, manage projects, increase efficiencies in their supply chain, and measure their performance.