IFS, a prominent technology innovator in cloud and Industrial AI software, has announced the acquisition of EmpowerMX, a leading provider of AI-powered aviation maintenance software specializing in Airframe Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) solutions. This strategic move is poised to fortify IFS’s position in the Aerospace & Defense sector by enhancing efficiencies, production control, and reducing turnaround times and maintenance costs for its customers. EmpowerMX’s robust MRO technology will be integrated into IFS’s Industrial AI ecosystem, providing comprehensive maintenance management systems, which can support multiple users and offer well-documented, paperless governance. The acquisition addresses several operational challenges faced by the aviation industry, including supply chain disruption, labor shortages, and compliance issues, while enabling customers to leverage IFS’s global capabilities. This merger represents a significant stride in delivering value and innovation in the aviation MRO space, strengthening IFS’s market presence and furthering its objective to enhance asset availability, safety, and operational efficiency.

Aerospace & Defense, Technology, Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO),United States, Global