Synlait Embarks on Business Transformation with Infor for Growth and Diversification

Leading New Zealand infant formula manufacturer chooses Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage to innovate its supply chain and manufacturing operations


 - April 4, 2019 - Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today
announced that specialty dairy manufacturer Synlait has chosen
CloudSuite Food & Beverage
to support
its innovation and growth as part of a five-year business transformation plan.


The goal is to modernise and streamline operations for the integrated dairy
business, one with over 150,000 metric tonnes of annual sales volumes across
domestic and international markets including Asia, Africa, Middle East, and


An existing Infor customer, Synlait is looking to improve employee
engagement and increase operational efficacy and efficiency by aligning to best
dairy industry practices. This will be facilitated and enabled by Infor's food
and beverage dairy industry specialised CloudSuite software-as-a-service (SaaS)
enterprise solution.


"The foundation of our business is all about partnering with other
businesses and people who share our passion and commitment to excellence,
integrity, and quality," said Chris France, director of strategy and business transformation,
Synlait. "Infor is a strategic partner for our business transformation plan
with its ability to help us leverage dairy industry expertise, data insights
and real-world knowledge via its innovative Infor CloudSuite F&B solution."


"Infor understands the unique challenges of the food
and beverage industry in the Australia and New Zealand markets, and is
committed to continue delivering finely-tuned industry-specific solutions in
the cloud to help our customers maximise efficiencies and accelerate growth,"
said Helen Masters, senior vice president and general manager, Infor Asia
Pacific and Japan.

About Synlait

Synlait is a young, pioneering New Zealand-based company that is shifting
perceptions and driving value through new thinking, and a new attitude. It combines
expert farming with state-of-the-art processing to produce a range of
nutritional milk products for global customers that provide genuine benefits
for human health and well-being. Synlait was born disruptive. It is this spirit
that has driven its success. Synlait is applying that attitude to
sustainability -- ensuring that looking after people and protecting the planet
underpins all the company does. To learn more, please visit

About Infor

Infor is a global leader in business cloud software
specialized by industry. With 17,300 employees and over 68,000 customers in
more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. To learn
more, please visit or


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