27 December, 2012
Trüb AG streamlines business processes with IFS Applications 8
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that the Swiss manufacturer, Trüb AG, a worldwide leading supplier of payment card solutions and national identity documents, has selected IFS Applications 8 to replace its legacy software and streamline its business processes. The contract includes software licenses and services, and the value exceeds € 1.4 million.
Trüb AG was searching for an integrated solution to replace its legacy business software and reduce the number of subsystems it was running. This would enable the company to integrate and streamline its business processes and increase productivity.
After assessing a number of major ERP vendors, Trüb AG has opted for IFS Applications 8. The solution includes components for manufacturing, shop-floor reporting, constraint-based scheduling, distribution, maintenance, project management, project reporting, business intelligence, financials, human resource management, time & attendance, document management, and quality management.
Peter Höhne, Vice President Sales & Marketing, IFS Europe Central, said: “Signing Trüb AG as a new customer in Switzerland shows that IFS has a strong, competitive solution for manufacturers in sectors with very high demands in terms of precision and security. And given the quality of our competitors, it also underlines the quality of our latest release, IFS Applications 8.”
The high-tech industry is one of IFS’s targeted vertical markets. IFS offers industry-specific solutions for companies in the electronic equipment, electronic component and semiconductor industries. These solutions support all business processes from design and mixed-mode manufacturing to after-sales support and warranty management. IFS’s high-tech customers include NEC, Eltek, PartnerTech, Wolfson Microelectronics, Kitron, maxon motor, Beijer Electronics, and Olympus Keymed.
About Trüb AG
The Trüb Group, Switzerland is a national and international leader in the production and personalization of technically secure and high quality identity solutions. Founded in 1859, the company is among the world’s leading suppliers of national identity documents such as identity cards, data pages for passports and driving licences, as well as EMV compliant bank cards, customer loyalty cards and solutions for logical and physical access. Trüb’s customers in the finance sector include in Switzerland UBS, Cornèr Bank, all Swiss cantonal banks and more than 40 financial institutions in 20 countries.
Over 30 countries on four continents – including Switzerland, the UK, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland, Estonia, Hong Kong and South Africa, are among the company’s governmental clientele. The Trüb Group comprises a number of companies in Europe. In 2011 it generated a turnover of more than CHF 100 million, and employs a staff of 406, including 327 in Switzerland.
More information is available at www.trueb.ch
IFS is a public company (OMX STO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite built on SOA technology. IFS focuses on industries where any of four core processes are strategic: service & asset management, 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 2011 was SKr 2.6 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 December 27, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. CET.