Manufacturing overview

Successful manufacturers use business tools that enable them to quickly embrace change and get value from it. IFS Applications is a single, integrated, cloud-enabled application suite that is specifically designed to meet the demands of all types of manufacturing business. Through its multi-mode, global capabilities, you'll have a winning platform for change that can support new products, services and channels.

Industry experts

IFS has more than 25 years experience and expert software solutions and knowledge of the manufacturing industry. If you are looking for software solutions for automotive manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, food and beverage, chemicals, or life sciences then IFS will make a great partner for you. Our experts ensure your success with best-in-class solutions that span the whole breadth of manufacturing - whether that's engineer-to-order (ETO), configure-to-order (CTO), make-to-order (MTO), make-to-stock (MTS), make-to-forecast (MTF), mixed mode, custom or short product lifecycle manufacturing.

IFS solutions turn manufacturing challenges into opportunities and remove the hassle from your day to day business.

We provide solutions for:

IFS Applications software delivers greater flexibility for Chief Industries

Automotive Manufacturing

Automotive Manufacturing Software

Software for automotive OEMs and automotive suppliers. The solution supports different manufacturing and business control strategies for improved supply chain efficiency, cost reductions, quality assurance and management.

Automotive Software

Discrete Manufacturing

Industrial Manufacturing Software

Increasingly manufacturers are involved in complex, order-driven modes like engineer-to-order (ETO), configure-to-order (CTO) and increasing need to differentiate themselves in a global marketplace. From product design to aftermarket parts and service contracting, the IFS manufacturing solution enables you to manage the entire lifecycle of your products all within the cloud.

Discrete Manufacturing

Food and Beverage

Food and beverage manufacturing software

IFS Applications gives you a 360-degree view of your supply chain and manufacturing business, bringing you end to end traceability and deep food focused functionality to meet the needs of the food and beverage market today.

Food and Beverage

Life Sciences

Life Sciences Industry Software

IFS Applications gives you the broad scope and deep functionality to meet the needs of a business operating in the life sciences regulated environment, controlling quality and traceability to FDA and MHRA standards.

Life Sciences


Chemicals supply chain and manufacturing software

IFS Applications addresses the need of the chemicals supply chain and manufacturing business, where material control and compliance is key. Bringing you a broad scope and core functionality like batch balancing to meet the needs of Chemicals industry today.