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A Division of Lockheed Martin Selects Aras and Minerva for Enterprise PLM


Leading Global Manufacturer to Optimize Configuration Management, Change Management, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul across the Supply Chain

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – May 26, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that a division of Lockheed Martin Corporation, an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technology company, has selected the Aras Innovator® suite. Lockheed Martin will leverage Aras to streamline configuration management, change management, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) across the supply chain.

Working with Aras gold certified partner Minerva, Lockheed Martin will implement Aras Innovator® with Minerva Quick Start MRO Components to streamline the related processes. “We are excited to implement Aras Innovator,” said Dominic DiDonato, Project Lead. “The Aras Innovator Suite is much faster to implement than traditional PLM solutions and flexibly addresses our broad and evolving requirements. And with the Minerva Quick Start MRO Components we get off the ground running with a strong implementation baseline from the start.”

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technology company with worldwide interests. Lockheed Martin operates in five business segments: Aeronautics, Information Systems & Global Solutions, Missile and Fire Control, Mission Systems and Training, and Space Systems. For more information please visit http://www.lockheedmartin.com/

“Lockheed Martin is an industry leader and we are pleased they have chosen the Aras Innovator Suite and Minerva’s Quick Start MRO Components to streamline their processes,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras.

About Minerva
Founded in 1995, Minerva specializes in the development and implementation of Enterprise solutions in both PLM and ERP. Established as Europe’s largest Aras implementation partner, Minerva offers a full range of PLM services, productivity tools, integrations and complete industry solutions. The company works closely with its customers, challenging ineffective modes of operation and providing insight and expertise to drive results and help customers reach their business objectives. For additional information visit www.minerva-plm.com/aras/home

About Aras
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at www.aras.com and Twitter @aras_plm