02 November, 2015
Implema joins growing IFS Partner Network as reseller of IFS Applications
Well-established Scandinavian consulting company Implema to support IFS’s growth in the manufacturing sector
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Swedish IT consultancy Implema has joined the IFS Partner Network to start reselling, implementing and supporting IFS Applications™ for the manufacturing sector in Sweden and Norway.
Implema, one of Scandinavia’s leading ERP consulting firms, has more than 100 employees at nine offices throughout Sweden. Previously working exclusively with SAP, Implema is now expanding its resale and service portfolio to include IFS Applications. The company focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises primarily in the manufacturing industry and is widely recognized for its comprehensive set of prepackaged industry solutions.
“Implema’s strategy is to work with the most successful business software vendors,” Implema CEO Jörgen Aronsson said. “A number of industry analysts have named IFS as a leading and innovative player in market segments where Implema has had great success for many years. Therefore, we see major synergy effects for both companies as we target new customers in these sectors.”
IFS Scandinavia CEO Glenn Arnesen added, “We are very pleased with the collaboration with Implema, which supports IFS’s strategy to increase market share through expanding our partner ecosystem. Implema’s compentence in the manufacturing industry as well as its experience in the Scandianvian ERP market will give IFS’s customers more delivery options while providing IFS with a stronger offering and greater sales capacity.”
Through the agreement, Implema consultants will be certified via IFS Academy. Implema will also be given access to the internal resources IFS has created to help customers upgrade to the latest version of IFS Applications. In Scandinavia alone, this upgrade initiative has already benefited more than 100 customers over the past year, leading to shorter time to value and lower costs.
Implema helps create more competitive businesses and more efficient work processes using market-leading business software solutions. Implema is an active and supportive partner that works closely to the customer’s operations, assuming full project responsibility. With unique know-how and solid experience from business software implementations, Implema executes all projects with focus on business value, time, and budget. Implema is headquartered in Stockholm with local offices in Göteborg, Malmö, Jönköping, Linköping, Karlstad, Västerås, and Örebro. The company’s turnover is approximately SKr 130 million and it has some 100 employees. www.implema.se
IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise 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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