Aras delivers PLM software for Klöckner Desma Schuhmaschinen, supplier of manufacturing systems for footwear makers

Enterprise open source solution for product lifecycle management optimizes product design and development processes, Aras says.

12/22/2009


DESMA offerings include robot applications for footwear manufacturers.

DESMA offerings include robot applications for footwear manufacturers.


Aras, enterprise open source product lifecycle management (PLM)software solution provider, says Klöckner Desma Schuhmaschinen GmbHwill deploy the Aras Innovator suite to replace the existing PLM systemfrom Oracle Agile and improve product design and development processes.Desma, based in Achim near Bremen, is said to be a leading supplier ofrobotic systems, machinery and moulds for the footwear industry.

Implementation of Aras PLM software will occur during the first quarter of 2010 with a full production rollout across the company in the second quarter. The deployment will span the global design and development organization and include process planning, tooling, and numberical control (NC) programming departments, as well as, other groups across the company.

Desma will use Aras as the central repository for all product data management providing secure online access for all worldwide locations including factories and warehouses, Aras says. All critical design and development processes will be managed in Aras, including configuration management, bill of materials (BOM) management, and change management. Desma will also utilize Aras for CAD file management of Siemens NX and integrate the PLM software solution with the SAP ERP system for bi-directional data exchange.

Klöckner Desma Schuhmaschinen GmbH

Klöckner Desma Schuhmaschinen GmbH - DESMA - supplies production systems to footwear manufacturers.


With the Aras training Desma's IT staff will work independently and self sufficiently to automate additional business processes and continuously adapt the PLM solution to new customer requirements, regulations, and future market conditions. Every download of the enterprise open source PLM software suite from Aras includes a powerful graphical solution studio that enables real-time changes to workflows, forms, business rules, data schema and other aspects of the PLM solution without the need for complex programming.

Other Aras customers include Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquartered in Andover, MA.

Also read from MBT: Aras says it is the first PLM software solution enabled on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 .

- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, online products editor, Manufacturing Business Technology , MBT, www.mbtmag.com





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