Iconic motorcycle manufacturer Triumph partners with Infor for business transformation


Designed for progress

The historic Triumph Motorcycles Ltd brand represents more than a century of building top quality, high performance vehicles. Customers associate Triumph-brand motorcycles with extraordinary achievements including racing victories, speed records, and superbly crafted products. To keep the company competitive in a new century, Triumph chose Infor as its business transformation partner. Infor gives Triumph more agility, efficiency, and success in a rapidly evolving business environment.


Land speed attempt

The greatest achievement in Triumph's first century may have been its dominance in the world motorcycle speed record, which it held for all but 33 days between 1956 and 1970. The motorcycles that set speed records today are built and engineered very differently than they were in that era, and world record speeds are far higher. However, Triumph's ability to build a world-class vehicle remains as strong as ever. That's why Triumph has decided to launch another assault on the 376.363 mph, two-wheel world land speed record, with sponsorship from Infor.

Renowned high-speed daredevil Guy Martin will be the driver for this attempt, steering a highly specialized vehicle built with a carbon fiber shell and two powerful Triumph engines powered by methanol. The attempt will be recorded for television and broadcast as part of Guy's popular program on Channel 4 in the UK and the Discovery Channel worldwide.

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We are committed to embracing the next phase of our growth with the very best tools to deliver on our vision. Infor's modern technology platform, combined with applications designed specifically for the needs of automotive manufacturers, will equip us with a single platform from which to run our global manufacturing operations efficiently and flexibly.

Triumph Motorcycles Limited

About Triumph

First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 110 years of motorcycle manufacturing in 2012. For more than two decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes that perfectly blend authentic design, character, charisma and performance. At the heart of Triumph's philosophy is a commitment and passion to develop unique motorcycles that offer a blend of distinctive design, intuitive handling and performance to enjoy the perfect ride.

This focus, innovation and engineering passion have today created a broad range of bikes suited to all motorcycle riders. Triumph currently employs around 2000 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux, Brazil, India, Indonesia and Thailand as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and Thailand plus CKD facilities in Brazil and India.

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