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Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace manufacturing software

Aerospace and defense manufacturers rely on Infor’s highly secure ERP software to meet the stringent requirements of the industry—from managing ETO operations to advanced supply chain management and tracking replacement parts and tools for aftermarket service.

Tackle aerospace and defense’s most critical challenges

Our ERP solutions are designed to drive product innovation, align your business with specialized customer needs, and give you the agility to anticipate and quickly respond to market disruptions. We can help you simplify the business complexity of mixed-mode manufacturing with smart, preconfigured solutions that help streamline operations and optimize performance.

Optimize complex contract processes

Optimize complex contract processes

Make sense of the complex and often error-prone processes of bidding, contracting, execution, and revenue recognition with a solution built to drive efficiency with full contract and project management capabilities.

  • Manage multiple contracts, including cost plus and revenue recognition methods
  • Ensure project management visibility with linked work breakdown structures
  • Meet Cost Accounting Standards and global trade standards and compliance
  • Leverage CLIN definition and contract flow-downs along with project management visibility with linked work breakdown structures

See Infor CloudSuite Aerospace & Defense

Manage supply chain complexity and risk in aerospace and defense

Manage supply chain complexity and risk in aerospace and defense

Gain efficient program/project execution and control of multi-tiered supply chains, and gain the agility to respond quickly to supply chain shortages.

  • Group material planning and co-mingling of project demand
  • Manage product lifecycles and detailed embedded estimation
  • Track compliant project costing with pegging and fair and unbiased algorithms
  • Achieve efficient shop floor automation based on data insights
  • Leverage DPAS support

Read about managing supply chain risk in A&D

Security and regulatory compliance

Security and regulatory compliance

Adhere, track, and audit stringent quality control, regulation compliance, and cybersecurity requirements.

  • Maintain vigilant cyber security for all solutions and applications
  • Rely on deployment in the AWS® GovCloud or on-premises
  • Supports DCAA and DCMA MMAS compliance
  • Leverage FedRAMP authorization
Turn your service operation into a revenue center

Turn your service operation into a revenue center

Leverage digital technology and data insights to manage your service and MRO operations, while optimizing resolution time and resources.

  • Track as-serviced history, parts, and components replaced or serviced—following strict guidelines
  • Strategically manage SRO operations for efficiency, reliability, and profitability
  • Analyze service requirements to better anticipate future preventive maintenance needs
  • Maintain an optimal inventory of replacements parts to avoid stockouts and resolve service requests quickly
  • Manage depot repair and field service resource planning and scheduling of technicians
  • Leverage support for Non-Conformance Material Report functionality, FRACAS, first article inspection, and Certificates of Conformity

Read about how MRO can prepare for the new normal

Propel aerospace and defense innovation with new technology

Propel aerospace and defense innovation with new technology

Take advantage of continual upgrades and always-current technology capabilities to help accelerate business growth and insight.

  • Upgrade your outdated solutions, while retaining valuable historical data that must be saved and remain accessible
  • Ensure you can continue to securely integrate and access data from legacy systems that can’t be retired
  • Seamlessly exchange EDI information and securely share data with third-party solutions
  • Rely on deep, industry-specific functionality
  • Leverage IoT, machine learning, and predictive analytics

See Infor OS

We are growing quickly, and our old system was holding us back. With Infor LN, we have an efficient and integrated system that was deployed quickly without business interruption.

Cyril Vignes
Continuous Improvement Manager, Mecanizaciones Aeronáuticas S.A.

Aerospace and defense cloud software

Cloud ERP software for aerospace and defense

Infor CloudSuite™ Aerospace & Defense software provides advanced capabilities relied upon by 5,500+ aerospace and defense suppliers worldwide. This highly secure ERP system is built for the most demanding requirements in commercial aerospace and defense manufacturing and service.

  • Manage multilevel BOMs costing breaks
  • Simplify shop floor order splits
  • Automate borrow-load-payback and supplier stage payments
  • Automate processes for bidding, contracting, execution, and revenue recognition
  • Maintain compliance with rigorous government requirements
  • Leverage built-in DCAA audit support with contract and costing requirements maintenance
  • Support firm-fixed price, cost-plus, and time and materials contracts
  • Manage service contracts for MRO and spare parts
  • Optimize production scheduling
  • Improve visibility and efficiency across multi-tiered supply chains
  • Infor ERP
  • Infor Supplier Exchange
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst®
  • Implementation Accelerator
  • Deployed on AWS® GovCloud

Manufacturing ERP software for mid- to small-size businesses

Infor CloudSuite Industrial is an end-to-end ERP solution for both discrete and process manufacturers, providing predictive analytics, collaboration, lean production tools, and integration options. Infor CloudSuite Industrial is a true mixed-mode application for engineer to order, configure to order, highly repetitive, process, and service-based manufacturers. CloudSuite Industrial helps manage complexity and growth, while enabling organizations to gain performance improvements in customer service, productivity, and cost control.

  • Innovate faster and more efficiently
  • Manage production planning and scheduling
  • Coordinate aftermarket service and maintenance
  • Optimize production scheduling
  • Improve product quality
  • Leverage the highly flexible, scalable architecture to be more agile and synchronized with fast-changing customer expectations
  • Infor ERP
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst®
  • Infor Implementation Accelerators
  • Deployed on AWS®

Supply chain management software

Supply chain management software

Infor® Supply Chain Management solutions deliver intelligent supply chain orchestration by digitalizing supply chain processes in real time. You can gain end-to-end visibility that empowers data-driven decisions and optimal on-time delivery to your customers.

  • Reduce supply chain costs, including waste and transportation costs
  • Achieve a single version of the truth to drive actionable insights
  • Reduce invoice processing and transportation lead times
  • Increase on-time and accurate shipment order rates
  • Increase team productivity and reduce expenses within your warehouses
  • Infor Nexus™
  • Infor® Integrated Business Planning
  • Infor WMS

Manufacturing workforce management software

Optimize every aspect of labor management and productivity with Infor® Workforce Management. Strategically enhance workforce planning, execution, and analysis with an engaging, enterprise workforce management software solution designed specifically for industrial manufacturing industries, such as aerospace and defense. You get time and attendance, demand-driven scheduling, workforce scheduling, and absence management tools.

  • Enable your people to access workforce data anywhere, anytime
  • Track employee time and get the right data to payroll every time
  • Leverage vertically specialized shift- or demand-driven scheduling tools
  • Take advantage of intuitive software for budgeting, planning, and forecasting labor demand

CPQ software for manufacturing

Infor® CPQ (Configure Price Quote) helps sales teams, partners, and distributors sell complex products more quickly. The rules-driven platform is designed for visual quoting and dynamic pricing to instantly produce a configuration-specific list price, dealer cost, and quoted selling price. Orders are automatically passed to your business system via enterprise integration.

  • Sell complex products faster with quick and accurate quotes on demand
  • Accelerate product innovation
  • Optimize your supply chain to improve demand planning and purchasing
  • Bring your products to life with a visual selection and configuration experience
  • Gain complete visibility into data in real time

Product lifecycle management software

Infor® PLM Discrete is a comprehensive product lifecycle management solution that seamlessly integrates with ERP and CAD systems. PLM Discrete empowers employees, suppliers, and partners to get products to market faster, improve design efficiency, and lower the cost of new product introductions.

  • Support PLM management for make-to-order, configure-to-order, assemble-to-order, and project-based businesses
  • Leverage out-of-the-box interoperability with ERP, CAD, and manufacturing systems
  • Employ real-time reporting and analysis capabilities
  • Automate workflows
  • Utilize role-driven retrieval and information reuse

Manufacturing industry cloud technology

Infor® OS is a cloud operating platform that seamlessly connects services across all Infor CloudSuite™ industry solutions and many third-party solutions. Services range from essential, business-critical functionality to more advanced technology that’s capable of providing competitive advantages to aerospace and defense companies.

  • Leverage a unified cloud infrastructure for single sign-on, mobility, security, and compliance
  • Utilize seamless integration across Infor and non-Infor products
  • Leverage an easy-to-use, unified, user experience across all applications
  • Capture vital data from IoT devices
  • Use advanced analytics and AI for guidance and automated decisions
  • Ensure compliance, collaboration, and accountability with role-based homepages, alerts, and workflows
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