SOURCE: Infor

Infor

April 17, 2013 09:00 ET

Infor Partners With The Powers Company to Deliver Accelerated Results to the Manufacturing, Food Processing and Service Industries

New Collaboration Helps Improve Operational Excellence for Infor Customers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a new strategic partnership with The Powers Company (TPC), a results-based organization that provides dedicated resources and speed in helping clients achieve substantial, sustainable, operational and financial improvements. This new alliance offers customers cost-effective tactical and technical improvement services with deep industry domain expertise in food processing, life sciences, manufacturing, metals and insurance.

Having strong knowledge of Infor SCM, Infor EAM, Infor CRM and Infor ION applications, TPC brings an extensive understanding of integrating customer processes and behaviors with Infor data management systems. TPC will develop and implement more efficient processes, and upgrade and implement floor tools and controls that provide data for more timely and structured planning, execution, follow-up and decision-making. This helps Infor customers to manage areas of responsibility at the highest capacity and resource utilization, at the lowest cost.

"We are committed to quickly bringing organizations up to speed on their recent IT investment, with greater insight into how they can combat unique challenges, eliminate operating problems, and educate front-line leaders to better manage future processes," said Kevin Guy, managing partner, The Powers Company. "Infor's industry-specific applications give us a solid framework to generate rapid results, commitment and belief in the improvement process."

Functional areas that are expected to benefit most from this partnership and realize faster business improvements include operations, quality, engineering, project management, procurement, scheduling, inventory control, logistics and customer service.

"We aim to deliver the highest level of value to our customers by partnering with leading facilitation organizations in order to optimize our software's performance capabilities from the start," said Lisa Tucci-Veiga, vice president, Global Alliances, Infor. "Our innovative technology, coupled with the extensive industry expertise The Powers Company brings, sets our customers up for a successful implementation process, achieving an overall return on investment much more quickly."

About The Powers Company
The Powers Company is headquartered in North Atlanta and assists companies in substantially improving operational performance. Our improvement methodology is effective in areas of the business from sales, operations, quality, engineering, project management, procurement, scheduling, inventory control, logistics and customer service. The company serves businesses in the manufacturing and service sector as it relates to the operations side of the business. To learn more visit us at: www.thepowerscompany.com

About Infor
Infor is one of the world's largest providers of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.