26 January, 2016
Samson Rubber Industries upgrades to IFS Applications 9
Market leading Sri Lankan tires and tubes manufacturer and exporter to pursue export markets leveraging the capabilities of IFS Applications 9
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Samson Rubber Industries (SRI) (Pvt) Ltd. has decided to upgrade its existing IFS solution to IFS Applications™ 9.
Having used IFS enterprise software since 2008, SRI, which is part of the DSI Samson Group, will deploy IFS Applications 9 to integrate its entire manufacturing process and supply chain. The IFS solution also includes enterprise asset management (EAM) capabilities to streamline the maintenance of its state-of-the-art machinery as well as functionality supporting finance and business intelligence through the innovative IFS Lobby interface.
”We have extended our successful partnership of seven years with IFS with the signing of this upgrade agreement,” SRI Managing Director Mr. Ranatunga Rajapaksa said. “IFS Applications 9 will provide the company with much-needed business intelligence capabilities, which is a strategic need of the company. As we compete in volatile global markets, we need to keep our operations agile and lean and therefore, fast and reliable information is a key necessity. I am confident that IFS Applications 9 will serve our business needs well.”
Jayantha De Silva, President / CEO, IFS Sri Lanka added, “IFS’s relationship with the DSI Samson Group is longstanding and we are very pleased to renew this relationship. With over seven years of experience servicing the company and the group, we at IFS have a good understanding of the business and its needs. IFS Applications 9 offers best-in-class business intelligence and management information features, which we are convinced will support SRI’s future growth. We look forward to a rapid implementation and a smooth transition in to the new version.”
The upgrade and the system implementation will be executed across all subsidiaries of SRI, including leading bicycle manufacturer Samson Bicycles Ltd., Mount Spring Bottles, and Samson Rubber Products.
About Samson Rubber Industries
Samson Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd - SRI, was established in 1983 as a member of the DSI Samson Group for the manufacture of pneumatic tires and tubes and is currently the market leader for the product categories in Sri Lanka. All SRI products are sold under the brand name DSI. The company’s products are sold in both domestic markets and are exported worldwide. SRI is currently the market leader in Sri Lanka for tyres & tubes.
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.
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