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DWIS of Korea Selects Aras as PLM Backbone


Global Automotive Supplier to Leverage Aras for Enterprise Change Management, Configuration Management, ECAD / MCAD integration, and Product / Part Approval and Sign-off Across Extended Enterprise

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – September 7, 2011 – Aras®, the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions, today announced that DWIS, formerly a division of Daewoo Electronics Infortainment Systems based in South Korea, has selected the Aras PLM software suite as its product lifecycle management backbone. DWIS will leverage Aras to improve productivity, efficiency and collaboration across the enterprise and the extended supply chain. Areas of focus include Enterprise Change Management, Configuration Management, ECAD / MCAD integration, and Product / Part Approval and Sign-off.


Over the past 40 years, DWIS has grown into a world-class provider of mobile country navigation and car audio entertainment systems, building solid partnerships with global automotive manufacturers such as GM, Nissan and Renault. The company is headquartered in Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, South Korea, with manufacturing facilities in China, India, Mexico, Poland and the United States.


“We are very pleased to welcome DWIS to the Aras Corporate Community,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “DWIS selected Aras because we offer the flexible, secure environment required for the production of complex electronic components and a cost-effective enterprise open source business model that will make it easy for DWIS to grow their PLM implementation over time.”


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, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand, Hydrometer, Hi-P and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass.For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm