Infor Global Solutions Acquires Lilly Software Associates

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Infor Global Solutions, a provider of enterprise software solutions to over 13,000 customers in select manufacturing and distribution industries, announced today that it has acquired Lilly Software Associates, located in Hampton, New Hampshire. By adding Lillys industry-leading solutions, specific domain expertise and additional global locations to its existing capabilities, Infor has become one of the largest providers of software solutions to the discrete manufacturing market. Infors industry specific enterprise business solutions are supported by an experienced team of over 1,800 professionals located in 30 offices globally.

Lilly will join Infors discrete manufacturing group, which is led by Robin Pederson, Senior Vice President of Infor, and will continue to operate in its existing locations. Both Infor and Lilly are privately held companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

I am extremely enthusiastic about the acquisition of Lilly, said Jim Schaper, Chairman and CEO of Infor. Infor is already recognized as one of the largest providers of solutions to discrete manufacturers in Europe. This acquisition combined with our existing presence in the North American automotive market further expands our footprint while broadening our vertical market focus in the aerospace, defense and electronics industries among others. We welcome Lillys customers into our user group whose brands are recognized globally.

Infor is committed to serving Lillys customers and continuing the development of Lillys technology. Founded in 1992, Lilly provides vertical market solutions for discrete manufacturers. The company has a global customer base of over 3,000 users and an established distribution channel. Lillys customers rely on products such as VISUAL Enterprise to enhance their understanding of business operations, manufacturing and the supply chain, resulting in improved bottom-line performance.

We are committed to taking care of our customers with ongoing product enhancements and outstanding customer service, said Robin Pederson. Lillys customers will benefit from Infors deep focus on discrete manufacturing, global reach and financial strength while gaining a long-term partner committed to long-term investment in product development.

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