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Aras to Present at Boeing and Northrop Grumman 2013 GPDIS Conference on Using 3D PDF to Integrate PLM Visualization with Secure Social


Presentation Outlines How 3D PDF is Combined with Social in PLM for Collaboration on Complex Products across the Extended Enterprise

Andover, MASS. and Munich, Germany – August 28, 2013 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that the company will present at the 2013 Global Product Data Interoperability Summit (GPDIS), September 9-12, in Chandler, Arizona. Hosted by The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and the Northrop Grumman Corporation [NYSE: NOC], GPDIS offers attendees a forum to share ideas, solutions and best practices for improving PLM and product data exchange across the supply chain in aerospace, automotive, shipbuilding and other industries.


The theme of GPDIS 2013 is “Enabling Productivity with Common Data Streams.” Presentations will explore the new challenges in design, production and visualization, and discuss industry solutions and open standards for product data interoperability. GPDIS moves to a new venue in 2013 to accommodate greater attendance and will showcase an even wider range of technologies across PLM/CAD/CAM/CAE.


John Sperling, Aras Vice President of Product Management, will present “Using 3D PDF to Integrate PLM Visualization into Secure Social” at 9:30am on Wednesday, September 11th. Aras, a GPDIS sponsor and founding member of the 3D PDF Consortium, will highlight the combination of secure social capabilities in the PLM platform with product data visualization using 3D PDF for collaboration throughout the enterprise and extended supply chain.


For more information about GPDIS please visit http://www.gpdisonline.com


About Aras
Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm