ERP Solutions for Process Manufacturing

For today's process manufacturing and distribution businesses, it is a constant juggling act to meet the ever-changing demands of customers and regulatory bodies. A balance between faster and more cost-effective processes weighed up against the need for product safety and transparency must exist. It is a fast-paced industry with new product design and innovation at its heart. This ever-changing environment must be balanced with the needs to comply with FDA, BRC, MHRA, USDA, EFSA and REACH requirements.

Enterprise software for today's process manufacturer

Process manufacturing companies now have global footprints and markets, which is why IFS Applications provides seamless supply chain communication with subsidiaries, suppliers, partners and customers─whether they are across town or in another country. With the ability to monitor your processes across geographical and departmental boundaries, your business can sense and respond to changes in demand, enabling you to strike a balance between customer service and cost of supply.

Whether your business specializes in food and beverage, chemicals or life sciences, IFS Applications offers all the core mixed-mode process capabilities you would expect from a modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

The service oriented design and configurability of IFS Applications make it one of the most cost- and time-effective process solutions to implement. It is highly scalable so that as your business grows, IFS Applications can grow with you.

IFS is a leading supplier to the process manufacturing industry

IFS helps process manufacturing organizations to embrace what’s next by providing:

  • Industry expertise
  • Agile software
  • Global reach

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IFS Applications enables Akbar Brothers to meet its customer service promises

The world’s leading exporter of tea from Sri Lanka, Akbar Brothers has enjoyed improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and rapid customer-order fulfilments since first implementing IFS Applications in 2010.

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William Grant Works With IFS

Beverage company William Grant selects IFS Applications over SAP, Oracle for process ERP.


IFS Applications is a single integrated system that matches the needs of today's process manufacturing companies. Some of the core capabilities include:

  • Global supply chain management
  • Process manufacturing
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Quality control
  • Planning
  • Customer relationship management (CRM) 
  • Integrated financials
  • Recipe management
  • Batch balancing
  • Lot and batch tracking
  • Multiple units of measure with shelf life and expiration date management

Combining input from industry experts, customers, consultants and thought leaders, IFS Applications is continuously enhancing. Recent enhancements include the IoT Business Connector, various cloud service models and a modernized user interface that's mobile, flexible and available via touch app.


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IFS Applications helps Silvermill Group face climate change challenges


A shortage of raw materials brought on by climate change was creating complex macroeconomic challenges for Silvermill Group; a supplier of coconut ingredients. In addition, recent diversification and rapid expansion of operations had also presented management with a resourcing challenge.


Competition is on the rise. Price and margin pressures combine with increased supply chain complexity to create an environment where maintaining or improving efficiency is essential as the business landscape grows in size and complexity.

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