IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has today announced that, MaxGrip, a specialist in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) has joined the IFS Global Partner Network. As a new Gold Partner, MaxGrip’s domain expertise, change management skills and proven track record in Asset Performance Management will forge new market opportunities in IFS’s EAM business unit.

IFS EAM solution

IFS’s leading EAM solution is a flexible, composable, cloud-native solution with a specific industry focus designed to handle the complex asset demands of its customers. IFS EAM’s distinctive, single integrated platform, uniquely combines enterprise class ERP capabilities with leading service management functionality – addressing the needs of complex asset-intensive environments.

MaxGrip & IFS at the MaxGrip HQ in Utrecht
The MaxGrip and IFS team at the MaxGrip HQ in Utrecht.


IFS has boasted huge success in its EAM business unit as it continues to enable both large global organizations and mid-size companies to elevate their asset management maturity. Most recently, IFS ranked #1 in the Enterprise Asset Management market based on revenue for the second consecutive year in
the Gartner, Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2022. In addition, IFS was also recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for EAM Enterprise Asset Management Software.

Empowering customers to optimize asset performance

Commenting on the announcement, Nils van der Zijl, General Manager of the IFS Asset Management Business Unit, said: “MaxGrip’s skills and experience in the Enterprise Asset Management field are recognized throughout the industry. With their proven domain expertise and deployment capabilities, we are confident that our new partnership will strengthen the IFS Partner ecosystem.”

He continued, “With both IFS’s commitment to delivering excellence in customer experience and MaxGrip’s goal of empowering their customers to achieve and optimize asset performance, I am assured of the compatibility and future of this partnership.”

Further to this, MaxGrip’s existing partnership with IFS Ultimo and specialism in IFS’s key verticals, including Manufacturing and the Energy, Utilities and Resources sector, will harmonize focus, continue growth and drive excellence in customer experience within the EAM business unit.

Drive EAM successes

Mark Mulder, CEO of MaxGrip, said: “We are hugely excited to be joining IFS as a Gold Partner. I am proud that we are recognized for realizing change through our domain expertise in Asset Performance Management and our expertise in deploying Enterprise Asset Management software.”

“Our new partnership with IFS builds upon our success as trusted advisors in asset performance management. We have continued to prove ourselves as a leader, with global reach acting as the steer for the meaningful change of our customers. We look forward to maximizing our success with IFS, as we remain committed to delivering results.”

IFS is one of MaxGrip’s valued software solution partners. Check out more here.​​

Mark Mulder, CEO MaxGrip (left) and Nils van der Zijl, General Manager IFS Asset Management.
Mark Mulder, CEO MaxGrip (left) and Nils van der Zijl, General Manager IFS Asset Management.
MaxGrip joins the IFS Global Partner Network

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