Meggitt (Maryland) Inc., a Germantown, MD-based division of Meggitt Sensing Systems, has selected IFS Applications as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system of record.
Meggitt (Maryland) Inc. produces the industry-leading Wilcoxon Research line of accelerometers, vibration sensors, and accessories for industrial predictive maintenance applications. These sensors are essential to vibration monitoring programs that save money, reduce downtime, and enable maintenance to be planned before equipment failure. The company is based in Germantown, Maryland and operates as a division of Meggitt Sensing Systems, which has nine manufacturing sites across the United States and Europe.
According to Meggitt (Maryland) president Derek Carbin, IFS Applications was selected from large field of ERP systems for its ability to meet the diverse needs of the company, which manufactures both industrial/commercial products and highly engineered products for leading edge applications.
Meggitt (Maryland) will implement a broad spectrum of IFS Applications with functionality including IFS Business Performance, IFS Financials, IFS Distribution, IFS Manufacturing, IFS Engineering/Product Design, IFS Maintenance, IFS Sales and Support, and IFS Human Resources.
“IFS Applications was the best fit to handle our diverse needs without sacrificing flexibility, ease of navigation or agility,” Dr. Carbin said. “Our organization will be in a much better position for growth with this move to IFS Applications and our customers will benefit as we will be able to provide much more timely and detailed reporting and automated order placement with immediate email acknowledgement. It will provide us with greater visibility of inventory and enable us to manage it much better than today.”
“IFS Applications is an excellent fit for companies like Meggitt (Maryland), with its complex business model,” IFS North America President and CEO Cindy Jaudon said. “As an organization, IFS is committed to serving companies that need highly advanced functionality that can be easily adopted by middle market companies.”
The high-tech industry is one of IFS’ targeted vertical markets. IFS offers industry-specific solutions for companies in the electronic equipment, electronic component and semiconductor industries. These solutions support all business processes from design and mixed-mode manufacturing to after-sales support and warranty management. IFS’ high-tech customers include NEC, QuadTech, PartnerTech, Brightpoint, Kitron, maxon motor, Beijer Electronics, and Olympus Keymed.