Química Amparo selects Infor10 Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

Brazil - 8 March 2012

Infor solution will provide owner of Ypê and Tixan brands with a holistic view of demand, supply and finance helping to boost leading position in the consumer goods market

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers announced that Química Amparo, owner of brands such as Ypé and Tixan, has selected Infor10 Sales and Operations Planning in order to tie together its operational plans and strategic business plans, delivering a holistic view of demand, supply, and finance that will help them drive profit and improve customer satisfaction.

Química Amparo is an 100% Brazilian company, founded in 1950 in Amparo, a small city in the state of São Paulo. They started manufacturing Ypê Soap. Under the leadership of its founder Waldyr Beira, the company grew, and won market share and also exports its products. The group has 4 plants in Brazil: Amparo (SP), Salto (SP), Simões Filho (BA) and Anápolis (GO), producing annually more than 900,000 tons of products.

News Points

  • Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning will optimise the sales and operations planning at Quimica Amparo, it will help meet customer demands and put all resources to work in synchronizing supply to meet demand in all four sites.
  • Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning was selected via a thorough selection process, and the Infor solution fully met the company’s business needs.
  • Main factors that helped in selection were strong customer base in Brazil as well as local experience, and local customer references.

Infor Quote
“Any manufacturer running multiple production sites faces a challenge in aligning production precisely with demand,” states Robert Faricy, senior vice president, Infor Latam. “Given the many options to consider, achieving this strategic alignment profitably has become impossible without sophisticated software to harness the complexity involved. Infor Sales & Operations Planning helps companies such as Quimica Amparo to optimise their business processes by better aligning strategic plans and operational execution to deliver the ultimate goal that is efficient operations combined with happy customers.”

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