IFS Applications



Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for the food and beverage industry is more challenging than some vendors would have you think. Not only do you need batch process ERP with recipe management, but you need that data to flow directly into discrete manufacturing ERP for packaging and labelling. Quality assurance and management – with excellent traceability for recall management – are also important to comply with local food safety regulations and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems. Maintenance software to keep process equipment up and running. IFS delivers all of this in a flexible, component-based suite – with finance, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), mixed-mode manufacturing, maintenance and more. From new product development through to field service management for route sales or delivery, you can look to IFS.


IFS Applications has long offered manufacturers an agile solution for enterprise resource planning (ERP).  From the start, IFS recognized the need of manufacturers to operate seamlessly across multiple manufacturing modes. Manufacturing has become more complex, and today IFS Applications helps more and more manufacturers operate in any combination of:

  • Make-to-stock
  • Make-to-order
  • Configure-to-order
  • Engineer-to-order
  • Batch process
  • Engineer-Procure-Construct


IFS Applications delivers software for High-Tech manufacturing used by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), electronic manufacturing services (EMS), suppliers and distributors in the electronics and semiconductor industries in complex order-driven and mixed-mode manufacturing environments. Manage entire lifecycle of products, assets and services—fully integrated with financials and human resources. Quality and traceability tools are embedded, and sustainability regulation and mandates are supported with our unique Eco Footprint Management module.

  • Perfect for WEEE, RoHS, REACH compliance.
  • Facilitates FDA compliance for medical device manufacturers.
  • Export control functionality for dual-use goods regulated by governments around the world.
  • Complete traceability across the product lifecycle from design to aftermarket service.


We have extensive knowledge of the industrial manufacturing industry. IFS is independently recognized as a leading, global supplier of enterprise software, providing solutions for:

  • Engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers
  • Configure-to-order (CTO) manufacturers
  • Make-to-order (MTO) manufacturers
  • Mixed-mode manufacturers
  • Custom manufacturers
  • Manufacturers with short product lifecycles

Our industrial manufacturing industry experts are committed to ensuring the future success of our customers by providing best-in-class solutions and industry expertise to prepare them for what’s next.


There are a lot of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturing. But not many of them take into consideration the real complexities faced by the industry. A batch process manufacturer is by default a mixed-mode manufacturer.

IFS Applications offers both process and discrete manufacturing capabilities in a flexible, integrated package with world class quality management and traceability from the raw material supply chain through to the finished product shipped to an individual customer. This single version of the truth contains the data necessary for streamlined compliance with HAACP, FDA, USDA, REACH and other regulations affecting process manufacturers.

A batch manufacturer requires recipe management and process manufacturing software that gracefully dovetails with discrete manufacturing functionality once the product is packaged in a discrete unit by weight.


IFS Applications has a long history as a solution of choice for automotive ERP (enterprise resource planning).

Our automotive customers enjoy support for the total lifecycle—from design integration through demand management, supply chain management, full-scale production, sales and aftersales service—fully integrated with financials and human resources. Plus support for lean initiatives like Kanban. IFS Applications is appropriate for vehicle manufacturer/assemblers and tier 1 to tier N suppliers.


IFS has extensive knowledge of the aviation and defense industry. Independently recognized as a leading, global supplier of enterprise software, we provide solutions for:

  • Commercial aviation
  • Defense
  • Fleet and asset management
  • Services and performance-based logistics
  • Military logistics
  • Aviation and defense manufacturing

Our aviation and defense industry experts are committed to ensuring the future success of our customers by providing best-in-class solutions and industry expertise to prepare them for what’s next.


IFS offers full cradle to grave asset lifecycle management (ALM), Reliability-centered maintenance (RCM), contract management, project management and other functionality necessary for:

  • ISO 55000 compliance is of intense interest to power generation and utilities stakeholders.
  • Plant design functionality for a design, operate, maintain (DOM) approach to asset lifecycle management (ALM).
  • Support for linear assets like power lines and pipelines.
  • Support for handling compatible unit handling the planning and installation of new assets.

Industry Excellence

IFS is the only broad enterprise asset management (EAM) and resources planning (ERP) suite vendor whose origins lie in development of an asset-management solution for utilities. Energy and utilities remains an IFS primary segment, with best-practices solutions implemented globally. These include for some of the world’s largest power-generation projects, national-grid corporations, nuclear-power plants and multi-national generation, transmission and distribution companies. Thereby, IFS Applications supports enterprise-asset infrastructures critical to quality of life for millions.

Can you claim to have performed your due diligence for an ERP evaluation if you didn’t include IFS?

For more information about the IFS Applications, contact us at 800-455-5996 or info@corningdata.com