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European Aluminum Producer Aludium to Optimize Efficiency with IFS Applications 9

June 15, 2015
By Business Wire News


IFS (, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Aludium, a leading producer of aluminum products, has chosen IFS Applications™ 9 ( to integrate its business processes. The agreement includes licenses and services worth in excess of € 1 million.

Aludium, part of Atlas Holdings, is a new and dynamic player supplying aluminum sheets, shates, and coils through a network of state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facilities in Spain and France.

Recognizing the benefits of running a fully integrated ERP system, Aludium decided to scan the market for a single solution that could replace its portfolio of disparate business systems.

“Our objective was to find a flexible and comprehensive ERP system that would let us consolidate our workflows and thereby gain flexibility and efficiency,” Aludium COO Manuel Ruano said. “IFS presented the most compelling solution, both in terms of out-of-the-box support for our processes and the IFS team’s ability to deliver a rapid implementation.”

“We are proud to announce the agreement with Aludium, one of Europe’s premier suppliers of aluminium,” IFS Ibérica CEO Gustavo Brito said. “IFS has a long and distinguished track record of delivering rapid deployments to international manufacturers all over the world. We look forward to supporting Aludium achieve its business goals.”

The IFS solution that Aludium has purchased, which includes support for manufacturing, supply chain management, maintenance, financials, BI, and HR, is expected to be fully implemented during the first quarter of 2016.

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About Aludium

Aludium is a new entity which comprises Cindal, a state-of-the-art aluminium research and development centre in Alicante, and three former Alcoa mills in Spain and France . These assets have been consolidated under the Aludium brand by Atlas Holdings, a global industrial holding company with a unique and focused approach to growing industrial companies with a long term investment horizon.

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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