CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- IFS announced today that Danville Metal
Stamping Co., Inc., of Danville, Illinois, has implemented IFS business
software. The aerospace and gas turbine fabricator is using IFS'
manufacturing, distribution, financial, product data management, and time
"The decision to purchase and implement IFS was viewed as a way to grow
our business, refine our processes, and take a major step to manage more
effectively," said Tom Neal, Vice President for Manufacturing at Danville
Metal Stamping. "In the last 55 years, our business had grown utilizing
independent support systems that did not work within a seamless environment.
"The initial implementation focused on our core business needs in sales,
engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, quality/shipping, and financials.
During this process we have taken the opportunity to eliminate redundancies,
streamline, and re-engineer our business processes. The work up to this point
has laid the foundation for future growth as we pursue preventive maintenance,
constraint-based scheduling, customer scheduling, and adding a second site for
our sister company, Thermo Techniques."
"With more than 60 web-based components, IFS Applications(TM) makes it
easier to integrate all aspects of your enterprise while reducing costs,
improving profitability, and extending your business into new markets," said
IFS North American President Terje Vangbo. "IFS' unique lifecycle management
approach, known as 3LM, lets companies integrate and manage three critical
business areas-customers, products, and resources-throughout their
About Danville Metal Stamping Co., Inc.
Since its inception over 50 years ago, Danville Metal Stamping Co., Inc.,
has grown from a three-person shop producing metal stampings to a company
employing more than 450 people. The Danville, Illinois-based company
currently produces a variety of metal components for the aerospace and gas
turbine industries. Its customers include Pratt & Whitney, General Electric,
Honeywell (AlliedSignal), and Rolls-Royce/Allison. More information is
available at www.danvillemetal.com .
About IFS and IFS Applications
IFS develops and supplies component-based business applications for medium
and large enterprises. IFS Applications, which is based on web and portal
technology, offers more than 60 enterprise application components used in
manufacturing, supply chain management, customer relationship management,
financials, engineering, maintenance, and human resource administration. IFS
provides customers step-by-step evolution to the extended enterprise with
e-business solutions that offer partner, customer, and supplier collaboration.
A leading global business applications supplier, IFS has more than 3,150
employees, with sales in 47 countries. The company is listed on the Stockholm
Stock Exchange (XSSE: IFS). More information is available at www.ifsna.com .
IFS Applications is a trademark of IFS Industrial and Financial Systems.
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