Silvermill Group first organisation in Middle East and South Asia to move to IFS cloud

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IFS South Asia MD and VP Sales Shiraz Lye (left) and Silvermill Group MD Suresh Silva 


In a rapidly-changing manufacturing industry, international producer and supplier of coconut products Silvermill joined hands with IFS to embark on a digital transformation journey, embracing cloud-first, modern technology to ensure productivity and business continuity amid the pandemic. 

Silvermill Group of Companies Managing Director Suresh Silva said, “We are excited to embark on this journey of digital transformation with IFS, whose technology has been underpinning our operations since 2015. A diversified business such as ours requires robust and user-friendly tools to ensure there is only one version of the truth. We are excited to be using the new IFS Cloud product, which will help our company through our next phase of growth.” 

The agreement, which was signed in collaboration with Enterprise Analytics, marks an important milestone for IFS and its partner activities in the region. Sri Lankan ERP technology solutions provider Enterprise Analytics is a leading IFS channel and services partner in the Middle East and South Asia that drives business process automation and provides industry expertise to help many organisations across the manufacturing industry to experience digital transformation. 

IFS South Asia Managing Director and VP Sales Shiraz Lye said: “This is a big moment for our team. Silvermill is the first customer in Middle East and South Asia region to move to the latest version, IFS Cloud. The company’s tremendous growth throughout the years enabled the team to unlock and fast track the upgrade. Silvermill Group is one of the leading exporters in the country with a renowned list of Fortune 500 customers under their belt. They are truly a proud story of our country. We are happy and privileged to be a part of their digital transformation journey. We thank Silvermill for the trust and confidence placed in our people and solution.”

IFS Cloud offers modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) capabilities designed according to industry best practices with a concrete framework that leverages a mobile-first environment. Amid the pandemic, the Silvermill Group is now equipped to access their data from anywhere in the world using any device. With its modern manufacturing-specific ERP capabilities, the solution helps management achieve a seamless workplace experience for their employees, ensuring employee productivity while reinventing the future of the manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka. 

Enterprise Analytics Director Eranda Maldeniya said: “As a leading IT services provider, we are proud to empower Sri Lankan organisations to embark on their digital transformation journeys. With a renowned customer like Silvermill, we are privileged to spearhead this rollout to show our competency in partner-led transformation in the manufacturing industry. This is an exciting achievement for us and we look forward to working together with IFS to digitally transform other organisations in Middle East and South Asia. During uncertain times like these, we aim to help more organizations to achieve seamless business continuity.”