Swarovski Optik Initiates Cloud ERP Project with Infor


Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced that it has entered into a corporate agreement with Swarovski Optik KG: The world-leading traditional manufacturer of high quality, high precision long distance optics based in Tyrol (Austria) has decided to deploy Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise.

Swarovski Optik KG was founded in 1949 as a subsidiary of today’s Swarovski Group.    It has emerged as a world-leading manufacturer of binoculars, riflescopes, telescopes and optronic devices, particularly in the premium sector. The products are manufactured exclusively at the headquarters in Absam (Tyrol, Austria) and have been awarded repeatedly for displaying high-quality technological innovations and design. Swarovski Optik has about 1,000 employees active in around 90 markets.

Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise is a flexible, scalable cloud platform. It is tailored to the business needs of the manufacturing industry and is available through a Software-as-a-Service subscription.

“We are very much looking forward to working with Infor,” say Dr. Gerd Schreiter (Board Member Technology) and Mag. Christian Neff (Vice President SCM), Swarovski Optik. “Infor CloudSuite Industrial Manufacturing is an innovative software package that optimally supports our future business challenges.”

“We are delighted to be working with an innovative market leader in its industry. Providing Swarovski Optik with our advanced software solutions is a huge success for us,” says Jörg Jung, Managing Director Central and East Europe, Infor. “The signing of this agreement and the confidence placed in us once again show that our business strategy, with its focus on industry-specific cloud technology, is the right one – and that we can help our customers achieve their goals, whatever they may be.”