Customer Spotlight

Aerospace & Defense
Automotive
Equipment & Machinery
High-Tech & Electronics
Industrial Manufacturing
Metal Fabrication
Plastics Fabrication

VISUAL Success – VISUAL Connect 2012
Infor VISUAL customers are streamlining business processes, increasing efficiencies, and improving profitability.
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Aerospace and Defense

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Harco Labs

Harco Labs uses Infor VISUAL to meet their customers’ demands in the Aerospace and Defense industry. VISUAL provides Harco the flexibility to meet both contract and rules requirements for the A&D industry.

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Skills Inc

Skills Inc gained better visibility into inventory and order demand with Infor VISUAL, resulting in some impressive improvements: increased sales orders from their largest build-to-stock customer by 510%: increased assembly orders by 174%: and expanded their workforce by more than 42%.

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Ward Leonard – Control Systems and Electronics

Ward Leonard increased shop efficiency from 82% to over 95% with Infor VISUAL by reducing delays with improved workflow and point-of-use inventory management. Infor VISUAL allows end users to charge costs to a project without the need to understand complex accounting functions.

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Automotive

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AxleTech International

AxleTech International implemented a new Infor VISUAL ERP system with local support in four months, reduced costs and avoided errors and delays with system-generated electronic invoices, streamlined processes, gained efficiency, provided more accurate information by consolidating data from disparate financial and production systems, and closed financial books 30% faster.

 

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Cofran Group

With Infor VISUAL, the Cofran Group has improved decision making with greater accuracy and visibility into financial data, optimized sales processes with better access to order information and customer history, and reduced the processing time of purchase orders from 20 minutes to 5 minutes.

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Darmex

Darmex—a manufacturer of high-quality chemical products used by the rubber industry in general and the automotive tire industry in particular—needed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that would enhance the company’s processes. Darmex implemented Infor VISUAL, which helps identify and avoid bottlenecks in production. In turn, this helps reduce manufacturing costs per unit, and increases capacity without adding inventory. Since implementing this solution, Darmex has realized significant improvements in productivity, scheduling, and quality control, which have contributed to an overall company growth rate of approximately 25%.

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Eberhard

For more than 140 years, Eberhard Manufacturing has been a leader in providing high-quality industrial hardware. With over 7,000 products available, Eberhard offers a wide choice of variations and options, many not available from any other source. The company sought to reduce long lead times, eliminate late shipments, and increase inventory turns. With Infor VISUAL and Infor VISUAL EasyLean, Eberhard was able to save $700,000 over a 2- to 3-month time period through improvements in inventory, reduce lead times, and improve on-time deliveries.

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Equipment & Machinery

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AKG of America – Heat Exchangers

VISUAL has grown with us.

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ENERTECH Fabricaciones

ENERTECH Fabricaciones is part of Grupo Industrial Monclova, which started its operations in 1951 in Mexico under the name La Sierrita, and in 2001 changed its name to ENERTECH Fabricaciones. Today ENERTECH specializes in the manufacture of heavy equipment and steel structures designed mainly for the export market. The company sought to improve planning, control, and production processes: and to reduce reporting time and strengthen analytics. With Infor VISUAL, ENERTECH Fabricaciones experienced growth rate of 100% since 2005, reduced most errors, and executed reports in hours rather than five days.

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FasTest, Inc. – Connectors

VISUAL is specialized by industry

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L & H Industrial

L&H is a leading after-market supplier in the mining industry—a world-class rebuilder of heavy mining equipment and engineer, design, and manufacture alternative replacement parts for the surface mining industry. The company sought to enable concurrent scheduling, gain better control of operations processes, and replace their existing ERP solution with one that could support growth in sales. With the implementation of Infor VISUAL, L&H experienced a 30% increase in throughput when acquiring another job shop, enabled sales coordinators to increase the amount of business they were handling from about $2 million to $10 million each, and decreased overhead while increasing sales.

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Ultra Clean Technology

A global leader in the design and manufacture of critical subsystems for OEMs in the semiconductor, flat panel, medical, and solar industries implemented Infor VISUAL to improve its ability to meet constantly changing and accelerating industry demands. The company obtained the same advanced ERP capabilities of costly systems at a much lower cost, gained enormous productivity increases from using a wireless barcoding system to track inventory, and doubled purchasing efficiencies with an advanced planning tool.

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UPCO Inc.

A leading US manufacturer of “downhole” oil field equipment chose Infor VISUAL's scheduling and planning software to enable its plant to run more efficiently and take on far more work. Both work in progress and manufacturing lead time decreased 50 percent while productivity rose from $65-$70 to $147 per man-hour.

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High-Tech & Electronics

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DFW Test – Semiconductors

DFW leverages Infor VISUAL in the semi-conductor and contract electronic manufacturing industry. VISUAL enabled DFW to take the “managed chaos” out of their operations and create efficiencies across the organization.

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Geophysical Survey Systems

After implementation of Infor VISUAL the manufacturer of ground-penetrating radar and electromagnetic induction equipment quickly saw improved decision-making through greater visibility into one data source across the enterprise, on-time delivery improvements—from 60% to over 90%—and significant reductions in inventory and associated costs. Revenues and profits also increased without additional headcount or IT infrastructure.

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Industrial Manufacturing

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Essen

After relying on disparate systems that couldn’t communicate, the manufacturer of kitchen cookware successfully integrated all of its production operations with Infor VISUAL. The results were reduced lead times and inventory, streamlined and automated processes, and visibility into production levels that led to improved deliveries. Productivity and customer satisfaction soared.

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FlexSteel – Furniture & Fixtures

VISUAL is adaptable and flexible.

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Instrument Technology

After implementing Infor VISUAL, the designer and manufacturer of advanced remote viewing instruments and systems doubled its profit margins, cut product lead times by 67%, and increased on-time deliveries from 75% to 95% or more. Through real-time visibility across the enterprise, Instrument Technology could make better decisions, particularly improving its negotiating power for parts and materials via instant access to sourcing, vendor, purchase history, and cost information.

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Pyrotek, Inc. – Aluminum Foundries / Metal Fabrication

VISUAL and Infor Extreme Support delivers.

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Metal Fabrication

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Graphicast

Graphicast, Inc. is the premier supplier of ZA12 (zinc aluminum alloy) castings. Founded in 1978 and based in Jaffray, NH, Graphicast has built a reputation as an innovative and collaborative supplier of machined and as-cast parts to a wide range of industries, including medical and diagnostic equipment manufacturers. For more information, visit www.graphicast.com.

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Deploying Infor VISUAL EasyLean meant a wide range of improved processes for this manufacturer of fasteners and precision machine parts. The company reached 95% on-time shipment rates, cut lead time by 20%, and reduced production setup times by 20%. It also became a net exporter to China.

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J&E

J&E Manufacturing Company is a contract manufacturer of precision metal components. J&E's extensive range of in-house capabilities includes sheet metal fabrication, stamping, welding, CNC turning, CNC milling, powder coating, screen printing, and assembly. The company chose to implement Infor VISUAL and Infor VISUAL EasyLean to reduce workload and errors, improve the visibility of workload and due dates, and to better manage inventory. Since implementation, the company has reduced missed ship dates, required fewer people to schedule production and order materials, improved on-time delivery and productivity, and decreased the amount of on-hand inventory required.

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Precision Manufacturing Group – Metal Fabrication

Precision Manufacturing Group cut typical lead time in half—from 4 weeks to 2 weeks (and to 1 week in some cases) using Infor VISUAL. They have increased on time delivery from below 80% to 98.5%, while continually lowering typical lead times beyond industry standard.

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Pyrotek, Inc. – Aluminum Foundries / Metal Fabrication

VISUAL and Infor Extreme Support delivers.

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Plastics Fabrication

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3form Inc – Plastics Fabrication

In its mission to grow quickly, a manufacturer of chemical resin materials for the architecture and design industry implemented Infor ERP VISUAL and saw revenues jump from $3 million to $70 million within five years, productivity in sales and all accounting processes rise significantly, accounting accuracy of each product cost improve, and a more seamless engineering process emerge.

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Bryant Rubber – Plastics Fabrication

With Infor VISUAL’s electronic document management, Bryant Rubber Corporation saves costs, achieves audit compliance, increases customer satisfaction, improves employee efficiency, and better serves the community and the environment.

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Computer Designs

Computer Designs is a manufacturer of custom thermoformers for the medical, surgical, electronic, and OEM markets. The company focuses on quality, striving to meet its customers ever-changing requirements with innovative designs and flexible customer service. Based in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, Computer Designs also has plants in North Carolina, Arizona, and Puerto Rico. To learn more, visit www.computer-designs.com.

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Infor VISUAL Order-driven manufacturing is complex enough—you don't want to guess every time you quote a price on a job or estimate a delivery date. You need to see, at a glance, the impact of every order, constraint, and bottleneck in your organization, so that you can manufacture at a level of speed and efficiency that makes the best use of the resources that you have.

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