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November 05, 2020
IFS strengthened its field service portfolio with the acquisition of Clevest, a firm that provides field service management capabilities specific to the utilities industry.
July 20, 2020
A new deal between SAP and Siemens combines SAP ERP systems with Siemens Teamcenter PLM platform, enabling companies to develop an end-to-end digital thread for manufacturing.
March 05, 2020
A new survey of midmarket manufacturing CFOs shows that most anticipate increases in revenue and profitability in 2020, in the face of an expected economic slowdown.
October 09, 2019
The acquisition not only opens IFS up to a broader customer base, but also consolidates the field service management market during a time of growth and increased competition.
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