April 24, 2012 10:00 ET

Quimica Amparo Selects Infor for Sales and Operations Planning

Infor10 Sales and Operations Planning to Provide a Holistic View of Demand, Supply and Finance for Leading Brazilian Consumer Goods Manufacturer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 24, 2012) - Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Química Amparo, a leading Brazilian consumer goods manufacturer and owner of such brands as Ypé and Tixan has selected Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning. The application will help Química Amparo tie together its operational plan and its strategic business plan, to provide a more holistic view of demand, supply, and finance operations that will help drive greater efficiencies and improved customer satisfaction.

News Points

  • Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning will help Quimica Amparo increase its understanding of customer service and financial goals, enabling them to respond more quickly to the ever-changing landscape of demand with a stronger S&OP process throughout the business, which includes four locations in Brazil.
  • Quimica Amparo selected Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning after a thorough selection process because the application met the company's business needs for balancing demand with supply for a holistic view of production needs.
  • In selecting Infor, Química Amparoalso noted Infor's sizeable customer base in Brazil, local expertise and stong local customer references.

Infor Quote
"Any manufacturer running multiple production sites faces a challenge in aligning production precisely with demand," states Robert Faricy, senior vice president, Latin America, Infor. "Given the many options to consider, achieving this strategic alignment profitably has become virtually impossible without sophisticated software to harness the complexity involved. Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning helps companies such as Química Amparo to optimize their business processes by better aligning strategic plans and operational execution to deliver the ultimate goal that is efficient operations combined with happy customers."

About Química Amparo
Química Amparo is a Brazilian company, founded in 1950 in Amparo, a small city in the state of São Paulo, where they started by manufacturing Ypê Soap. Under the leadership of its founder, Waldyr Beira, the company grew, achieved national market share and also exports its products. Química Amparo has 4 plants in Brazil: Amparo (SP), Salto (SP), Simões Filho (BA) and Anápolis (GO), producing annually more than 900 thousand tons of products.

About Infor
Infor is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise applications and services, helping more than 70,000 large and mid-size companies improve operations and drive growth across numerous industry sectors. To learn more about Infor, please visit