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Aras Announces Aras Community Event 2010 in Germany Hosted by Freudenberg

International Aras Community Event Features Speakers from Freudenberg, Getrag Ford, Ubidyne, Kaiserslautern University and more

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – September 27, 2010 - Aras®,the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced ACE 2010 Germany, an international Aras Community Event to be held October 21st in Weinheim, Germany. Hosted by Aras Community member Freudenberg, ACE 2010 Germany offers members of the corporate community an opportunity to learn about the advanced PLM solution suite from Aras, network, and discuss best practice approaches for collaborative product development.

Attendance is free, but registration is required.

ACE 2010 Germany will feature presentations by an array of Aras customers, including Hydrometer, Getrag Ford, Deutsche Blisterunion, Freudenberg, Ubidyne and T-Systems, as well as noted academics Professor Dr. Martin Eigner, Director of Virtual Product Development at Kaiserslautern University in Germany, and Björn Rüegg from the Institute for Product Design and Development at the Technical University in Rapperswil, Switzerland. Topics include driving product innovation, moving from PDM to PLM, benefits of enterprise open source PLM and other trends in PLM.

About Aras Innovator
Aras Innovator® is the only PLM solution based on an enterprise open source business model and powered by advanced model-based SOA technology. Aras’s innovative architectural approach and comprehensive out-of-the-box functionality ensure that customers can deploy quickly and iteratively adapt their PLM environment in a fraction of the time required by conventional enterprise PLM/PDM systems. Aras Innovator delivers highly scalable, flexible and secure PLM solutions across a full spectrum of product development, supply chain, quality and manufacturing applications.

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, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand, Klöckner Desma, Hi-P and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit