Thursday, April 23, 2015

IFS Applications provides Poltarex with enhanced controls and insight to effectively manage its sawmill business

Significant improvement to the management of six sawmills thanks to IFS Applications

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Poltarex Sp. z o.o., one of the leaders in the Polish timber industry, has implemented IFS Applications™ to improve its operations in areas such as finance, distribution, and manufacturing.

Poltarex Sp. z o.o. specializes in the production and sale of softwood and hardwood timber, as well as hard landscape materials. The company owns six manufacturing plants in the Pomeranian province. Over 50% of produced goods is shipped abroad, mostly to other European countries.

To improve its distributed infrastructure, Poltarex decided to implement IFS Applications as its central, integrated management solution.

By implementing IFS Applications, Poltarex has achieved its goal to run a unified IT system that provides a comprehensive database for financials, distribution, and manufacturing. The solution is used across six units of the company, facilitating detailed data analysis at the unit level while improving data management at the company headquarters.

“We chose IFS Applications mainly because of its flexibility. It allows us to manage non-standard manufacturing processes without the need to implement significant modifications,” said Marek Kubiak, president of Poltarex Sp. z o.o. ”With the system implemented, we now have direct access to current data on all pending orders and the business results of all our facilities.”

“We are very pleased to count Poltarex among our clients,” said Marcin Taranek, president of IFS CEE. “Our solutions help many companies in the timber industry in their day-to-day operations. We are glad that our industry experience will help Poltarex to further grow their business.”

About Poltarex Sp.  z o. o.

Poltarex Sp. z o.o. was founded in 1975 as a state-owned company. Since its privatization in 1994 it became a private limited company. Poltarex is primarily focused on production and sales of hardwood and softwood timber and hard landscape materials on domestic market, as well as their export. Poltarex owns six sawmills located in the western region of the Pomeranian Voivodeship. The yearly output is over 240,000 m3 of timber. Over 50% of produced goods is shipped abroad, mostly to Germany, France and Japan. For more information please visit: www.poltarex.pl.

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) founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,700 employees. IFS supports more than 2,400 customers worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners. For more information visit: www.ifsworld.com.

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