Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Automotive supplier DTR Industries selects IFS Applications

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that DTR Industries, a leading supplier of automotive components, has selected IFS Applications to support its complex multi-mode production with enterprise resource planning (ERP).

DTR engages in a broad range of manufacturing operations for automotive anti-vibration and hose products. These include rubber mixing, metal stamping, welding, aluminum die casting, painting, rubber curing, rubber extruding, plastic injection, and assembly operations. DTR’s main customers include Honda, Nissan, and Toyota.

This blend of process and discrete manufacturing made the strong mixed-mode capabilities of IFS Applications very appealing. DTR is headquartered in Bluffton, Ohio and operates other facilities in Midway, Tenn., Novi, Mich. and Chihuahua, Mexico. DTR is a subsidiary of Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd., and IFS Applications has been successfully implemented across other companies in the Tokai group.

The automotive industry is one of IFS’ targeted markets. IFS’ Automotive solution provides the right tools for managing the interaction between automotive dealers, automotive OEMs, automotive suppliers, and subcontractors in networks of varying complexity. IFS Applications—with its unique agility, scalability and openness—offers unprecedented breadth and depth of functionality for all business-critical processes in the automotive sector.

IFS’ automotive customers include Volvo, BMW, Scania, Linamar, Borgstena, HUF Hülsbeck & Fürst, Toyota, and Finnveden Group.

About DTR Industries

DTR Industries, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd. of Komaki City, Japan. DTR was established in January 1988 and began production at its Bluffton, Ohio, plant in October of that year. The plant manufactures and sells a variety of anti-vibration rubber products, including hydraulic engine mounts and body mounts for such automobile manufacturers as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Ford.

For more information about DTR, visit: www.dtrtn.com.

About IFS

IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite. IFS focuses on industries where management of any of the following four core processes is strategic: service & asset, manufacturing, supply chain, and projects. The company has 2,000 customers and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,800 employees in total. Net revenue in 2012 was SKr 2.7 billion.

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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 February 27, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. CET.

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