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Spontech Spine Intelligence AG Selects Aras for Global PLM Platform


Innovative Class 3 Medical Device Company Implements Aras for Quality, Compliance, Risk Assessment, Document and CAD File Management, Project Management, Workflow-Driven CAPA and more

Andover, MASS. and Munich, Germany – May 16, 2012 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that Spontech Spine Intelligence AG, a class 3 medical device company specializing in spine surgery and located Stuttgart, Germany, has selected Aras as its global PLM platform. Spontech will implement Aras solutions for Quality, Regulation, Compliance and Risk Assessment, as well as Document and CAD File Management, Design Project Management, Electronic Design History File (DHF) and Device Master Record (DMR), Workflow-Driven CAPA and Non-Conformance Management, and more.


Spontech takes a fundamentally new, systemic approach in spine surgery. Combining clinical knowledge, supporting software, innovative implants and instruments, and collaboration with the scientific community, Spontech strives to restore the individual spine geometry, maintaining the individual joint function of the human vertebral column. The company’s goal is to enable maximum mobility and pain-free motion for people with spinal conditions and diseases, prevent adjacent segment degeneration and improve quality of life long-term. For more information please visit http://www.spontech-spine.com


Spontech selected Aras for its web-based open, flexible architecture. The company is leveraging several Aras Community Solutions and looks forward to advancing those solutions and contributing back to the Aras Community. Spontech’s implementation also includes integration with ERP, Pro/ENGINEER, MS Office / Outlook and the Global Supply Chain.


“With Aras, Spontech is moving from ad-hoc Excel- and Access-based systems to a highly secure, structured environment. Not only will Spontech see dramatic improvements quality, control and visibility over information and processes, they will gain traceability and trackability which are absolutely critical capabilities for class 1 medical device companies,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.


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