Friday, June 06, 2014

Turkish defense manufacturer Yepsan Defense and Aviation Industry Inc. implements IFS Applications

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that one of Turkey’s leading sheet metal producers, Yepsan Defense and Aviation, has chosen to implement IFS Applications to support business-critical processes such as manufacturing, quality management, distribution, and financials at the company’s new plant in Ankara.

Yepsan Defense and Aviation was founded in 2011 and is a leading manufacturer of aluminum, titanium, stainless sheet and machining parts. The company is part of Yepsan Inc., which has provided services to the Turkish defense industry since 1995.

IFS Applications will be implemented at Yepsan Defense and Aviation’s new plant, which, when in full production, will have a capacity of 30,000 tonnes per year. IFS Applications will provide benefits such as traceability, reliability, and efficiency.

“We chose IFS Applications because of its comprehensive functional coverage as well as IFS’s long track record of supporting global aerospace and defense organizations,” Yepsan Defense and Aviation management representative Neriman Sarı said. “Our new production plant represents the cutting edge of defense manufacturing technology and we are convinced that IFS will support us in maximizing its output and efficiency.”

“We are very excited to add Yepsan Defense and Aviation to our list of world-renowned aerospace and defense customers and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship,” IFS Turkey sales and marketing director and board member Ergin Ozturk said. “The global A&D industry is one of our prioritized market segments and we are proud to offer one of the most comprehensive business solutions available.”

About YEPSAN Aviation

Yepsan Defense and Aviation Industry Inc. operates in electric, electronic, software, metal forming, machining, welding, mechanical systems and chemical product area. We make plastic forming of stainless steel, aluminum, titanium also design and produce all tools and fixtures for plastic forming at the same time we are strategic partner of TAI on sheet metal forming area. For more information, visit http://yepsanssh.com.tr/

About IFS

IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering business software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) that was founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,600 employees. IFS supports more than 2,200 customers worldwide from local offices and through partners in more than 60 countries. For more information visit: www.ifsworld.com.

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