IFS will provide HZI with a modern cloud-based platform, which will accelerate the company’s transformation and digitalization. With IFS’ cloud technology, the company will have complete end-to-end visibility and control to support their expansion strategy to enter new markets and expand on service offerings.
HZI operates in energy from waste and renewable gas. Headquartered in Switzerland and established in 1933, the company has been one of Japan’s largest industrial and engineering firms since 2010, boasting around 1700 employees.
With sustainability at the heart of its operations, HZI helps their clients recover useful materials contained in waste and dispose of non-recyclable waste hygienically and safely, generating renewable energy to reduce the use of raw materials and fossil fuels through state-of-the-art technologies.
IFS Cloud will enable Hitachi Zosen Inova to excel across all areas of the business, remove operational silos and connect teams to deliver best practice, as actioned via the IFS Aurena user interface.
HZI’s IFS implementation will be supported by Arcwide and will be rolled out across 13 countries.
Vincent Carvalho, COO Northern and Central Europe at IFS, said: “We are delighted that Hitachi Zosen Inova has selected IFS Cloud for its OneERP Transformation Strategy. As a global organization it’s imperative that Hitachi Zosen Inova can simplify and streamline their operational processes to improve efficiency, project delivery and profitability.
“IFS understands the increasing demand for sustainable power sources and services and supports Hitachi Zosen Inova’s journey. We are happy to welcome Hitachi Zosen Inova into our hero customer program – which will see working together to make the improbable possible.”
Gilles Burckel, director business unit controlling EfW at Hitachi Zosen Inova, said: “We selected IFS Cloud to harmonize our global business operations, an important step in supporting our vision to be a key player in the global energy market. Having a single view of our data across the entire business enables us to get better operational visibility and thereby optimize our processes and support our growth strategy, as we can deliver more projects more efficiently.”