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brands include Fairmount Automation, IMO, LSC, Portland Valve, Warren and Zenith, all brought into the Colfax fold through acquisition, and all currently on or in the process of being moved onto IFS Applications. According to Colfax' Senior Business Analyst Jay Michael, IFS Applications were implemented at the various companies on very tight timelines, sometimes as little as nine weeks. Initial implementation In 2002, Colfax consisted of three sites in Monroe, N.C., Columbia, Ky. And Warren, Mass. All