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NEW YORK, October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Infor, the industry’s cloud company, today announced that Foundation Building Materials (FBM), a leader in the distribution of building materials and products, chose Infor CloudSuite Distribution as its technology platform for growth.

With over 300 locations across the United States and Canada, FBM has an extensive North American reach with a mission to meet the changing needs of the professional construction trades. By design, FBM’s extensive product offerings – which include drywall, steel framing, acoustical ceilings, fasteners, tools and building materials – vary by state and region to meet the needs and requirements of local customer projects.

By moving to Infor’s CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, Foundation Building Materials plans to automate certain business processes, simplify the complexities of multiple acquired businesses, and improve scalability with the company’s robust back-end infrastructure. ‘AWS (Amazon Web Services). It will also have access to an integrated suite of applications, such as Infor Pricing Science (designed to help retailers set competitive prices and find opportunities to increase their profits), proof of delivery and intelligent management of documents – eliminating the need to manage multiple third parties. solutions.

Infor’s cloud-based distribution solution can also help FBM scale its business, while deploying its human resources more efficiently, which in turn can enable departments, such as its accounts payable/accounts receivable team , to eliminate a number of manual processes and tasks, so they can focus on business expansion efforts.

wasi ahmed, CIO at Foundation Building Materials, said, “Infor’s cloud-based solution can help us evolve our processes and systems to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. We hope the solution will help us deliver first-class service and innovation to our customers and help them complete their projects on time and within budget. Overall, Infor is a strong and trusted business partner focused on our bottom line and our business needs.

Designed to deliver an intuitive user experience, Infor CloudSuite Distribution delivers industry-specific functionality without extensive customizations or integrations by combining the Infor cloud platform, based on AWS infrastructure services, and Operating System Info (Exploitation service). With this approach, Infor CloudSuite Distribution can be quickly implemented, which can help accelerate return on investment and lower total cost of ownership. It can also help ease the burden of infrastructure management, so distributors can focus on strategic growth and other initiatives.

With Infor CloudSuite Distribution’s critical business applications, distributors can benefit from automatic upgrades that deliver Infor’s latest advancements in enterprise functionality. The platform enables scalable activities, networked analytics, and a user experience that can be enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI).

Learn more about Infor CloudSuite Distribution and how it brings value to distribution customers:

About foundation building materials
Foundation Building Materials Inc. is a specialty distributor of wall panel building products, suspended ceiling systems, metal framing, and complementary and other products throughout the world. North America. Situated at Santa Ana, California, the company employs more than 3,300 people and operates more than 170 branches across United States and Canada. Learn more about or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

About Infor
Infor is a global leader in industry-specific enterprise cloud software. Delivering mission-critical business applications to 65,000 customers in more than 175 countries, Infor software is designed to deliver more value and less risk, with longer-lasting operational benefits. We empower our 17,000 employees to leverage their deep industry expertise and use data-driven insights to create, learn and adapt quickly to solve emerging business and industry challenges. Infor is committed to providing our customers with modern tools to transform their business and accelerate their own path to innovation. To learn more, please visit

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