IFS was founded in 1983 and now has 2,600 employees worldwide. IFS has pioneered component-based ERP software with IFS Applications, now in its seventh generation. IFS’ component architecture provides solutions that are easier to implement, run and upgrade. IFS applications are available in 5454 countries in 22 languages.
IFS has over 600,000 users across seven key vertical sectors: aerospace and defense; automotive; high-tech; industrial manufacturing; process industries; construction, service and facilities management and utilities and telecom. IFS Applications provides extended ERP functionality including customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), product lifecycle management (PLM), corporate performance management (CPM), enterprise asset management (EAM) and maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities.
The company has a solid, growing presence in the North American business software market. IFS North America serves medium-size to large companies in a variety of key industries, including aerospace and defense, industrial manufacturing, automotive, high-tech, construction, and process industries such as food and beverage.
IFS combines a global product and organization with local support for its customers. IFS North America is headquartered in Chicago, with major offices in Milwaukee; Raleigh, North Carolina; San Jose, California; Tucson, Arizona; Toronto; and Mexico City. IFS also has a large virtual organization to bring the company even closer to its customers while providing a better quality of life for its employees.