LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. LORD provides innovative oil and gas, aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C., LORD has approximately 3,100 employees in 26 countries and operates 19 manufacturing facilities and 10 R&D centers worldwide.

LORD Corporation selected Aras to standardize product development processes at current sites, and to help the company efficiently support emerging businesses for more than 1,000 users.

LORD Corporation uses Aras for Document Management, Configuration Management, and Engineering Change Management for standardizing product development processes. In addition, LORD Corporation uses the above processes to effectively implement and enforce ITAR/EAR compliance.


  • Scalable, robust and flexible PLM capabilities to accommodate changing business and market condition, as well as future acquisitions anticipated by the manufacturer
  • Model-based, service-oriented architecture that delivers low total cost of ownership without reducing the long term vision of the project
  • The expertise of Aras partner XPLM who managed the data extraction and data load portion of the first phase of implementation
  • Ease of integration with multiple systems including SAP; an internal project management system; as well as Product Data Management (PDM) integrations