IFS, one of the world’s leading suppliers of business software, offers applications that enable companies to respond quickly to market changes and use resources in a more agile way to achieve better business performance and competitive advantages.
IFS was founded in 1983 and has 2,800 employees worldwide. With IFS Applications™, now in its ninth generation, IFS has pioneered component-based ERP software. The company now has some 30 years’ experience in the implementation of ERP systems, with consultants with deep industry expertise and who understand the customer’s business and needs. The component architecture provides solutions that are easier to implement, run, and upgrade. IFS Applications business software provides increased ERP functionality, including CRM, SCM, PLM, CPM, enterprise asset management, and MRO capabilities. IFS is an organization with a truly global reach and is today represented in approximately 50 countries through wholly or jointly-owned subsidiaries and partners. IFS has more than 2,400 customers and over one million users and its solution is installed in over 60 countries in about 20 languages.
In its publication “Enterprise Asset Management and Field Service Management Global Market Research Study,” ARC Advisory Group recognizes IFS as the leading supplier to the global oil and gas industry. The report identifies as one of IFS’s strengths the ability to rapidly develop new components quickly and efficiently to ensure that the application continues to provide the deep functionality needs of the end user.
IFS customers in the oil and gas industry include Technip, Seadrill, Maersk Drilling, Maersk Supply Service, Rowan Companies, Odfjell Drilling, Agility Group, Babcock Marine, Heerema Fabrication Group, Archer, Apply Sørco, MIR VALVE, Hertel Group, Rosenberg WorleyParsons, BW Offshore, Semco Maritime, Reinertsen, VARD, PGS, Wellstream, Hamworthy, ShawCore, Icon Engineering, Songa Offshore, Mermaid Marine, and Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc.