January 31, 2015 7:41 AM ET


Company Overview of INFOR, INC.

Company Overview

Infor, Inc. provides enterprise software and services to large and medium-sized enterprises in the manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, public sector, automotive, service industries, equipment services, management and rental, consumer products, and retail and hospitality industries worldwide. The company offers Infor 10X Enterprise Release, a technology platform; enterprise resource planning products; industry-specific enterprise software products; and enterprise asset management products designed to assist customers monitor and manage the deployment, performance, and maintenance of company assets, as well as provide customers with financial and physical controls to control their energy ...

641 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10011

United States

Founded in 2009

13,110 Employees



Key Executives for INFOR, INC.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 54
Age: 47
Age: 43
Executive Chairman and Member of Compensation Committee
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

INFOR, INC. Key Developments

Peabody Builds Success with Infor

Infor announced that Peabody has upgraded to the latest version of Infor SunSystems with iPOS, a fully integrated e-procurement application. Infor SunSystems and iPOS will help Peabody drive efficiencies and savings by enabling procurement by department, simplified budget checking when raising orders and reduced support costs.

Infor Delivers Multi-Tenant ERP for Manufacturing Verticals

Infor announced an enhanced version of Infor LN, delivering deeper vertical and micro-vertical functionality within manufacturing, with the goal of helping better align customers with business objectives and reducing the need for costly customization. Infor LN is the enterprise backbone for automotive, aerospace & defense, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries and is now multi-tenant enabled to support the industry specific needs of Infor CloudSuites. Infor believes that no two clouds are alike, so the latest iteration of Infor LN utilizes a tailored approach, helping customers focus on the unique manufacturing needs of their organization. This update of Infor LN was designed with customer feedback in mind and provides functional enhancements to order management, invoicing, procurement, warehouse management, project planning and quality management. Infor LN is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that is aimed at managing everything from design to delivery, with a specialized out-of-the-box approach that is customized for a specific industry or micro-vertical. Infor LN is available to customers via a cloud-hosted or on-premise deployment to better meet individual business requirements. The revamped user experience is designed by Hook & Loop, Infor's in-house creative agency. Font-weight:bold; Key Features: Font-weight: bold; Core ERP Upgrades - The key manufacturing update allows for the handling of quarantine inventory (rejected items), first article inspections and quality tracking via the product serial code. The procurement process features a new requisition workbench, designed with Hook & Loop, to help buyers make more informed vendor selections and speed up the requisition request process. The credit and rebill features are intended to reduce the manual process of billing, while segment accounting allows customers to benefit from the simplicity of a single company ledger. Document management such as invoices and order acknowledgements can now be automatically emailed directly to customers and suppliers, which can help reduce staffing requirements; Font-weight: bold; Industry Specific Enhancements - For all applicable micro-verticals, specific enhancements have been added to the product to help tailor functionality to specified needs of the industry. For manufacturers, Infor LN now contains the product configuration management (PCM) tool, which enables graphical product configuration. The after-market service support function has also been revised to boost planning, pricing and handling of customer owned parts. Manufacturing customers can also benefit from new customer furnished materials. In conjunction with newly enhanced auditing and override measures, Infor LN now provides better control to users. For automotive customers, specific quality management procedures are now built-in to support materials pricing; font-weight: bold; Revamped User Experience - The latest iteration of Infor LN provides significant upgrades to the user experience (UX). Infor LN now leverages HTML 5 in conjunction with Infor Ming.

Infor Announces EDI Cloud Solution to Simplify Automotive Manufacturing

Infor announced Infor Electronic Data Interchange Managed Service to offer manufacturers a powerful yet economic solution to maintain operations. Infor EDI Managed Service is specifically developed to help solve growing customer demands, helping organizations meet challenges with greater speed and efficiency. The cloud-based EDI offering is designed to help manufacturers achieve faster, and more accurate communication of orders, shipping information and payment status. The solution will also aid in reducing the costs, time and effort needed to keep pace with the ever-changing manufacturing industry. Effective trading partner management is the cornerstone of Infor EDI Managed Service. The integrated solution features a seamless flow between the business software and trading partners. This is achieved through streamlining EDI communications and infrastructure. Infor EDI Managed Service combines Infor ION, a purpose-built middleware solution, and Rocket Software's EDI solution, providing a fast, secure and easy way to manage data and satisfy global automotive EDI requirements. By managing EDI communications in a secure cloud environment, users experience a process that is more transparent and removes complexities associated with traditional EDI management. Key Features: Reduced Costs with Cloud - By seamlessly integrating your on-premise system with a cloud based EDI managed service the solution helps to reduce costs and upfront investment. This no longer requires companies to install and maintain complex EDI software, build and support multiple trading partner maps or integrate with disparate EDI systems. With Infor EDI Managed Service, companies can maintain a simple, cost effective solution and a unified business practice without the complexities associated with traditional EDI solutions. Simple Connections - Infor EDI Managed Service utilizes Infor ION to simplify the transfer of information between trading partners and enterprise resource planning, financial management, and supply chain systems. The simplified solution no longer requires users to generate new EDI interfaces to handle each process. Pre-Built Trading Partner Maps - Many global automotive OEM's and suppliers have highly detailed EDI specifications which require custom maps that can slow down a company's ability to take on new business or automate a process. With Infor EDI Managed Service, complex North American and European automotive requirements can be easily met. Users are able to subscribe to the maps they need without having to build or maintain their own EDI maps. This is achieved through the pre-built trading partner maps and standard XML business object documents that help automate the trading partner setup process and accelerate time to value while reducing demands on in-house IT staff. The EDI specifications for global automotive companies are prone to frequent change. The need to keep systems up to date with such changes can create disruptions or backlogs that hamper operations. Infor EDI Managed Service handles EDI specification changes to help manage change with speed and accuracy. Easy Scaling - Infor EDI Managed Service allows users to easily add new business without worrying about adjustments to EDI infrastructure. The solution is able to quickly scale to changes in volume without requiring manual adjustments.

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