Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Bucher Emhart Glass supports global growth drive by empowering 800 staff with IFS Applications

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The world market leader in glass container manufacturing and inspection technologies will deploy IFS's ERP solution at eight locations worldwide

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Bucher Emhart Glass, world market leader within glass forming and glass testing machines, with headquarters in the Swiss city of Steinhausen, has decided to implement IFS Applications™ to modernize its IT system landscape.

With IFS Applications, Bucher Emhart Glass will ensure a continuous flow of information for its international business processes and increase transparency across the entire company. In addition to the company's headquarters in Switzerland, the software will be used at Bucher Emhart Glass locations in Sweden, Malaysia, the USA, Italy, Germany, Singapore and Japan and will be available to more than 800 users.

Bucher Emhart Glass will use IFS Applications to implement a comprehensive, unified end-to-end solution that spans across all areas of the business. It will include components for product development, supply chain, production, projects, quality management, sales and service, maintenance, human resources, accounting and business intelligence. Buchert Emhart Glass will also implement the role-based user interfaces and mobile apps of IFS Applications.

With its modernization project, Bucher Emhart Glass is replacing their previous ERP software and ensures that the company is prepared for today's and future technological requirements.

“For the modernization of our IT system landscape, we have tested market-leading corporate solutions and opted for IFS for several reasons," says Reto Semadeni, Vice President Finance at Bucher Emhart Glass. “We believe that our operational business is optimally supported by the IFS solution. We see significant productivity improvements, especially in the international project business. The modern technology and ease of use of IFS applications will help us to significantly improve our performance in all areas of the business. Thanks to its international orientation, IFS is also represented locally in our core regions and is therefore excellently positioned in the market."

Peter Höhne, Vice President Sales & Marketing IFS Europe Central added “Bucher Emhart Glass is an important new customer for IFS, once again demonstrating the great solution competence of IFS Applications for companies with complex international manufacturing processes. We look forward to the start of the project and a longstanding and successful partnership.“

Further information on IFS solutions for Industrial Manufacturing: http://www.ifsworld.com/corp/industries/industrial-manufacturing/

About Bucher Emhart Glass

Bucher Emhart Glass, headquartered in Steinhausen, Switzerland, is the global market leader in advanced technologies for manufacturing and the inspection of glass containers. The product range includes glass forming and inspection machines, plants, components and spare parts as well as consulting and service for the glass container industry. Bucher Emhart Glass' innovative strength makes glass the perfect packaging material for food, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. The company is a division of Bucher Industries AG. Further information: http://www.bucheremhartglass.com.

About IFS

IFS™ develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 3,500 employees supports more than one million users worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit: IFSworld.com

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