Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced the company will present with Carlisle Brake & Friction at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Smart Manufacturing events in Detroit. Taking place May 24, Aras joins Ford, Cummins, Boeing, General Electric and others for the one day “Digital Transformations” seminar dedicated to smart manufacturing technologies that connect design, planning, production and distribution to drive process improvements, reduce operational costs and increase efficiencies.

The presentation by Doug Macdonald, Product Marketing Director of Aras and Carlisle Brake and Friction’s Isaiah Kincaid, Electrical and Computer Engineer, is entitled “Transforming the Launch Process for New Products.” The presentation highlights a new approach to supporting manufacturing engineering by creating the first set of fully connected applications. Real world scenarios show the benefits that can be achieved today through faster development of manufacturing and quality plans by streamlining the entire process from design to the shop floor and across the supply chain.

Manufacturing, technical and industry professionals are welcome to join the event taking place Tuesday, May 24 at the NextEnergy facility in Midtown Detroit. See full agenda, registration. See full agenda, registration

About Carlisle Brake & Friction
Carlisle Brake & Friction is a globally recognized leader in the development and manufacture of highly innovative brake and friction system solutions to service a diverse range of motion control applications. The comprehensive nature of Carlisle’s brake system expertise includes hydraulic control products, industrial brake assemblies, wet and dry friction material for brake, clutch and transmission applications as well as aftermarket replacement kits, all developed and manufactured under the Carlisle umbrella. Our full-system product offering supported by our industry-experienced staff of experts provides our customers with brake system solutions that set them apart from their competition.

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 and Twitter @aras_plm

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