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Zuken and Aras Partner to Provide Seamless Product Connectivity


Partnership to Enable a More Holistic Approach to Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration across the Enterprise

ANDOVER, Mass. and Tokyo, Japan – August 24, 2016 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Zuken and Aras have entered a partnership to seamlessly connect Zuken’s DS-2 solution for engineering data management and the Aras PLM platform. Together, Zuken and Aras will take a new approach which better integrates MCAD and ECAD concurrent design workflows at the enterprise level for global companies with complex mechatronic environments and systems engineering requirements.

“Manufacturers are using digital solutions in increasingly sophisticated ways to create innovations that will dramatically boost productivity,” said Kazuhiro Kariya, Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer at Zuken, Inc. “We are partnering with Aras to enable new processes for multi-disciplinary collaboration across the enterprise.”

“Zuken and Aras see a future where the electronic and mechanical design processes are coordinated more effectively to enable true systems engineering,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras. “We believe that by working together we can provide a more holistic approach to support the business of engineering.”

About Zuken
Zuken is a global provider of leading-edge software and consulting services for electrical and electronic design and manufacturing. Founded in 1976, Zuken has the longest track record of technological innovation and financial stability in the electronic design automation (EDA) software industry. The company’s extensive experience, technological expertise and agility, combine to create world-class software solutions. Zuken’s transparent working practices and integrity in all aspects of business produce long-lasting and successful customer partnerships that make Zuken a reliable long-term business partner.

Zuken is focused on being a long-term innovation and growth partner. The security of choosing Zuken is further reinforced by the company’s people—the foundation of Zuken’s success. Coming from a wide range of industry sectors, specializing in many different disciplines and advanced technologies, Zuken’s people relate to and understand each company’s unique requirements. For more information about the company and its products, visit www.zuken.com

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