Project Based Manufacturer Huber SE Selects IFS Applications to Streamline Business Processes

Huber SE, a leading international manufacturer of machinery and equipment for wastewater treatment, has selected IFS Applications as its corporate ERP solution to optimize business processes, increase productivity and reduce throughput times throughout its organization.

Huber SE wanted a single fully integrated ERP solution to replace its current software, which came from several different vendors. The company selected IFS because IFS Applications provided the best fit for Huber's requirements, especially in the key areas of project-based manufacturing and engineering, and because of the availability of local support. Huber SE will implement IFS components for manufacturing, engineering, distribution, service management, document management, quality management, project management, human resource management, and sales and service. Initially, existing systems will be replaced at Huber SE's headquarters in Berching, Germany, with other sites to follow. A go-live throughout Germany is planned by the end of 2011. A roll-out to subsidiaries worldwide is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2012.

"We selected IFS Applications not just because it matched our requirements perfectly, but also because of the industry competence demonstrated by the IFS team," Huber SE CEO Georg Huber said. "Having one single ERP solution will enable us to implement uniform processes throughout the group and will give us analysis tools, which in return will enable us to streamline our processes and introduce uniform best practices company-wide."

"We are proud to sign a globally renowned customer like Huber SE," IFS Central Europe Vice President of Sales and marketing Peter Höhne said. "Its decision to select IFS Applications is yet another indication of the strength of our project-based solutions for manufacturers in the international mid-range market."

About IFS
IFS is a public company (OMX STO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications(TM), a component-based extended ERP suite built on SOA technology. IFS focuses on agile businesses where any of four core processes are strategic: Service & asset management, manufacturing, supply chain and projects. The company has 2,000 customers and is present in more than 50 countries with 2,700 employees in total.

About Huber SE
HUBER SE, headquartered in Berching, Germany, is active worldwide in the field of water, wastewater and sludge treatment. At its headquarters in Berching, more than 550 employees develop and manufacture products, manage projects and develop system solutions for municipalities and industries. With more than 25,000 installations worldwide, HUBER is an international leader in this field. HUBER's adapted treatment processes contribute to the solution of the global water problems. HUBER supports its customers in about 60 countries around the world through subsidiaries, offices or representatives by providing know-how and innovative products for water, wastewater and sludge treatment.

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