Aerospace and Defense

Industry Description

Aerospace and Defense industry include the following types of manufacturers; parts manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) service providers; and airlines. There approximately 10,000 companies that design and build product for the A and D Industry. These companies have unique requirements for their information systems.

Applicable SIC Codes

  • 3711 – Motor Vehicles
  • 3721, 24, 28 – Aircraft
  • 3731, 32 – Ship Building
  • 3761, 64, 69 – Guided Missiles, Space Propulsion, Space Vehicle
  • 3795 – Tanks

Critical Requirements

Aerospace and Defense companies should evaluate the following critical requirements:

  • Navigation/Personalization
  • Business Intelligence
  • Internet Portals
  • Worflow
  • International
  • Security
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Quoting & Estimating
  • Order Processing
  • Product Configurator
  • Product Data Management (PDM)
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Document Management
  • Engineering Change Management
  • Forecasting/Demand Planning
  • Multi Plant
  • Materials Management
  • Mixed Mode Manufacturing
  • Projects
  • Engineer To Order
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Manufacturing Planning
  • Quality
  • Warehouse Management
  • Plant Equipment
  • Field Service
  • Repair
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Fixed Assets
  • Human Resources

 

ERP Vendors

Aerospace and Defense companies should evaluate the following vendors:

Tier I Vendors
SAP
Oracle
Tier II Vendors
Infor
Microsoft
IFS
Epicor
Fujitsu: Glovia
Cincom
Tier III Vendors
Softbrands
Consona
Visibility
Vertical Vendors
Deltek
Encompix
Enhanced Systems