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Aras enterprise open solutions are for performance driven companies of all sizes from Fortune 500 enterprises to midsized businesses looking to get an edge on the competition. Companies achieve better customer alignment, greater profit margins, and shorter development cycles with the Aras Innovator enterprise open source solutions.

  • Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the world’s leading document management technology and services provider with $17 billion in annual sales. Xerox’s product portfolio ranges from industry leading color and black-and-white printing systems, laser and solid ink network printers, copiers, fax machines, and multifunction devices to “book factories” and digital publishing presses. A broad vision for end-to-end enterprise PLM across the lifecycle combined with complex process and integration requirements drives the Xerox strategy while practical realities shaped the systems evaluation approach.

    Learn how Xerox used Aras’s advanced SOA to create “connected” vs. “holistic” solutions that leverage the strengths of each system to provide user friendly processes that are also easy to maintain. Then learn how Xerox used Aras to develop a worldwide unified engineering change process, NPDI Environmental Compliance for RoHS and REACH, Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) critical parameter mgt, SAM early warning system and much more.

    Aras PLM & an SOA Approach (Slides)

    Aras PLM & Global Product Development (Slides)

    Aras is different than other PLM products. Aras gives us the flexibility to keep up with the business and put everyone on the same playing field without trying to fence them in.

    Manager of Engineering Support

  • Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) is a leading global supplier of automotive seating systems and electrical power management systems. In 2009, Lear ranked #195 among the Fortune 500. Lear’s world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of more than 75,000 employees at 202 facilities in 35 countries.

    See the Lear presentation from the Aras Community Network and learn how they are aggressively expanding their Aras deployment for preferred components and suppliers, assembly product structures, quality doc mgt, tooling docs, assembly manufacturing process doc mgt, project and deliverables mgt and cross-functional change management.

    Aras PLM Global Development (Slides)

    Aras Implementation Highlights (Video)

    Other PLM systems never seem to reach everyone in the workflow because sooner or later the license costs become prohibitive. We knew we wouldn’t have that problem with Aras.

    Director of Engineering Tools and Processes
    Lear Corporation

  • Motorola (NYSE: MOT) is a Fortune 100 company with $36.6 billion in annual revenues that is known around the world for innovation in communications. The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile experiences possible. Motorola’s portfolio includes communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility solutions, digital set-tops, cable modems, mobile devices and Bluetooth accessories. The company is committed to delivering next-generation communication solutions to people, businesses and governments.

    See the Motorola presentation from the Aras Community Network event hosted at Motorola University about applying Aras Innovator for advanced program management with earn value management, resource management, and schedule & cost performance tracking (SPI/CPI) for better coordination and collaboration.

    Aras Enterprise PLM (Slides)

  • Freudenberg is a leading global supplier specializing in seals and vibration control technology, nonwovens, filters, lubricants and release agents as well as mechatronic products. The $7 billion company employs 32,000 people in 55 countries. Synonymous with top quality. Freudenberg follows a zero error philosophy at all levels of the supply chain. This strategy is supported by an Advanced Product Quality Planning 2 (APQP2) program, which ensures reliable processes and error-free series production.

    Learn how Freudenberg uses Aras Innovator integrated with SAP at more than 20 sites across Europe, in all stages of product development from the initial proposal phase to product recipe management and into production, in a single, standardized process.

    Aras Innovator & Freudenberg (Slides)

    With Aras, in addition to project milestone deadlines, we define our quality and economic goals and closely track each projects progress.

    Project Manager

  • Carestream Health is an internationally successful company providing medical and dental imaging systems and information technology solutions; molecular imaging systems; and non-destructive testing products to a broad base of customers around the world.

    See the Carestream Health presentation at the Aras Community Network event and learn how they defined their global PLM vision, why they needed a new PLM backbone and how they went about evaluating all the latest PLM solutions, ultimately selecting Aras.

    Aras PLM Selection (Slides)

    In switching to Aras we now have a highly capable, global PLM platform that will allow us to consolidate other systems at will, increasing reuse and improving collaboration without continual capital investment in PLM licenses.

    Carestream Health

  • Rollls-Royce is a foremost provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air. The company’s Naval Marine division is a world-leader in the design, development, supply and support of products and systems for commercial and naval customers.

    Learn how Rolls-Royce is leveraging the power of Aras Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software in conjunction with their Lean Six Sigma processes to manage manufacturing process planning and meet stringent quality requirements.

    Rolls-Royce Propells Manufacturing Process Planning with Aras PLM(Case Study)

    Aras Innovator fits well with recent initiatives for lean manufacturing at our facility. Using Aras we realize considerable savings in labor and overhead.

    Senior Manufacturing Engineer

  • GETRAG FORD Transmissions, a 50/50 joint venture between GETRAG and Ford of Europe, is the world’s leading independent transmission manufacturer, specializing in the development and production of manual and automated transmissions and associated engineering services.

    Learn how GETRAG FORD Transmissions is using Aras to streamline product design and development functions, increase quality and responsiveness, and gain valuable insight into processes, programs and projects.

    More Flexibility Through Enterprise Open Source (Slides)

  • HYDROMETER provides an extensive range of pioneering meters to meet the high economic and ecological requirements of the third millennium. With the introduction of intelligent “smart meters,” the company enables customers to handle natural resources and energy in a highly efficient way while contributing significantly to environmental and other conservation objectives.

    Learn how HYDROMETER is using Aras for product and project management, documentation and regulatory compliance across the product lifecycle.

    PDM to PLM Enterprise Open Source (Slides)

  • MiTek Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of high performance audio products for mobile, residential, marine and commercial markets with 13 specialized audio companies sold in over 80 different countries worldwide.

    Aras Enterprise PLM (Slides)

    Open Source PLM Comes Through Loud and Clear at MiTek (Case Study)

    From Realization to Implementation (Video)

    Aras is More Than Meets the Eye (Video)

    Aras has become a workspace for R&D and a productivity enhancer for the entire company.

    Database Administrator
    MiTek Corporation

  • Ogihara America Corporation is a leading tier 1 supplier of vehicle body parts producing Class A high-quality door, fender, hood, and roof panels for Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Lincoln, and other major brands.

    Learn how Ogihara is achieving compliance to the ISO/TS16949 quality systems standard [the automotive industry’s version of ISO9000:2000 with requirements similar to the aerospace industry’s AS9100 and the FDA’s 21 CFR Part 820 Quality System Regulation] to automate strategic corporate quality processes to streamline customer issue management, Corrective Action / Preventive Action (CAPA), Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR), nonconformance management, defect tracking, document management & control, and product realization or Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) with Aras Innovator.

    Ogihara Achieves Quality Success with Aras (Case Study)

    Aras PLM & CAPA (Slides)

    We like the enterprise open source approach from Aras because our business priorities determine how we roll out the solutions since there’s no cost for the software and no user, module, or server licenses to buy. With Aras we use what we need, end of story.

    IT Manager
    Ogihara America Corporation