Parts

Losing the Parts Battle?

Managing the orderly creation, release and change of parts is a key challenge for organizations. New parts are critical to delivering innovations and meeting customer requirements. But poor control of part introduction can raise costs and cause delays throughout the organization.

Create Parts. Reuse Parts.

Parts Management provides complete control over the lifecycle of parts including automated workflows to manage the approval processes. Links to CAD models, drawings and documents are automatically maintained. Classification schemes may be implemented to support search and reuse.

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Key Features

  • Configurable properties and lifecycle stages
  • Approved manufacturers/alternate/substitute parts
  • Target weight and cost
  • CAD and document integration
  • Flexible classification and search
  • Version and revision control

GE: EBOM / MBOM With Affected Items, Impact Matrix, Effectivity & More

See how General Electric customized Aras PLM to produce "big wins" across the board for their engineering teams.

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Benefits

  • Reduces the time to introduce and release new parts
  • Controls cost by preventing the unnecessary introduction of new parts and manufacturers
  • Reduces costs and time to market by driving part reuse
  • Avoids additional delays and costs by ensuring all users have the right information

Availability

PLM and PDM capabilities are powered by Aras Applications which are available on either an Open or Subscription basis.

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Resilient Product Lifecycle Management White Paper

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Schrader Electronics: From Selection to Implementation (4 Minutes)

Learn how Schrader Electronics implemented Aras and see the benefits of a flexible PLM system.

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Aras Innovator Demo Series: Parts & BOMs

See an overview demonstration of the BOM and Part functionality of Aras Innovator and much more.

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Related Capabilities

ALM Integration

Creates complete system view of multidisciplinary products by linking embedded software deliverables into enterprise processes while source code is managed in ALM.

Bill Of Materials

Manage complex BOM structures across mechanical, electronics and software through the lifecycle to assure consistency and control.

CAD Integration

Securing CAD data and making it available to other users accelerates development and reduces errors.

Change

Ensuring that all team members, suppliers and manufacturers have visibility of the change status minimizes errors and reduces costs and delays.

Component Engineering

Simplifies selection, approval, sourcing and compliance for externally sourced electronic components.

Configuration Management

Provides a comprehensive closed-loop system using CMII and CMPIC certified methods for managing the configuration of a product or system throughout its life.

Digital Mockup

Perform advanced design-in-context 3D analysis of complete products using ultra-high performance multi-CAD digital mockups with virtual assemblies.

Documents

Provides document management including version and change control for files in multiple formats in a secure, searchable repository.

Office Integration

Making Microsoft Office documents secure and easy to find eliminates delays and keeps everyone on track.

Parts

Ensure consistency of information by automatically managing relationships between part items and relevant CAD models, drawings.

PDM Integration

While Aras provides full PDM capabilities, integration with other PDM environments which manage CAD, parts, BOMs and documents is also available.

Projects

Providing visibility into projects and programs, enabling enterprise organizations to plan and manage resources, mediate risk and maximize profitability.

Quality

Uses APQP and FMEA tools to manage risk, improve quality and achieve compliance with standards including TS/16949, AS9100, FDA QSR, and more.

Requirements

Enables the creation of a single, multi-discipline requirements hierarchy, critical for designing complex products which combine hardware and software.

Systems Engineering

Provides management of the lifecycle of complex multi-disciplinary products from requirements, through development, manufacture and support.

Technical Publications

Enables cross-discipline authoring, visualization, sharing and publishing of topics-based, modular documentation within a secure, managed environment.

Vaults

Ensuring that CAD files and documents are secure and quick to access using distributed/replicated vault capabilities and high-speed file transfer.

Visual Collaboration

Enabling all users to view, markup and discuss CAD designs and documents helps teams make better decisions in less time.