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Circor International Selects IFS Applications 9 to Manage Global Operations

January 20, 2016
By Business Wire News


Solution will be deployed using IFS Managed Cloud on Microsoft Azure.

IFS ( (STO:IFSA) (STO:IFSB), the global enterprise applications company, announces that Circor International ( Inc., a global manufacturer of valves and other highly engineered products used in the energy and aerospace and defense industries, has selected IFS Applications™ 9 ( to support the company’s complex manufacturing needs.

Circor selected IFS Applications 9 to serve as a single solution to replace a number of outdated systems that didn’t address the breadth of the company’s needs. After a successful pilot implementation at one of the company’s United Kingdom facilities, Circor plans to roll out its IFS solution globally to all locations. Circor sites that will benefit from IFS Applications will include facilities in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Morocco, India and China.

IFS Applications 9 will be deployed as a single global instance in the IFS Managed Cloud on Microsoft Azure. The IFS Managed Cloud is a single-tenant offering in which IFS manages the cloud infrastructure, operating system, database, middleware and all IFS products.

“We were looking for a global solution with deep functionality specific to the industries we serve, and we found that with IFS Applications 9,” said Greg Saltzman, Circor’s vice president of information technology. “We’re also excited about utilizing the flexibility and security of the Azure cloud to decrease complexity.”

IFS North America vice president of sales Mike Lorbiecki added, “IFS Applications 9 is designed to give companies with global, complex structures like Circor the visibility each business unit needs for the whole company to succeed. Circor can benefit by having IFS Applications 9 managed in the cloud as a complete out-of-the-box solution to manage all of its planning and operational processes.”

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About Circor International

Circor International ( designs, manufactures and markets highly engineered products and sub-systems for markets including oil & gas, power generation and aerospace & defense. Circor has a diversified product portfolio with recognized, market-leading brands that fulfill its customers’ unique application needs. The company’s strategy is to grow organically and through complementary acquisitions; simplify Circor’s operations; achieve world class operational excellence; and attract and retain top industry talent. For more information visit

About IFS

IFS (™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,700 employees. IFS supports more than 2,400 customers worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners. For more information visit:

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Jill Rick
Marketing Communications Analyst, IFS North America
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