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Aras Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for Advanced Enterprise PLM

Award Recognizes Aras Solutions for Driving Innovation and Delivering Results

ANDOVER, Mass. - August 5, 2008 - Aras®, leading Microsoft enterprise open source software solution provider, today announcedSupply &Demand Chain Executive magazine has selected Aras as one of the Top 100 leading enterprise software solution providers globally.

2008 Supply &Demand Chain Executive 100 award recipients are enterprise solution and service providers that drive supply chain innovation by providing unique software solutions and services that address strategic business challenges. The goal of the "100" is to highlight solutions that assist in the transformation of corporate supply chains to deliver results for a significant Return On Investment [ROI].

"Aras is honored to be named to the Supply &Demand Chain Executive 100 again. We are proud to accept this award as recognition for the substantial innovation in the Aras Innovator enterprise solutions which is the result of the open collaboration in the corporate community," said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. "I would like to thank everyone that has contributed over the past year because your involvement and inputs have made Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution available."

Award recipients are featured in the cover story of the June/July 2008 issue of Supply &Demand Chain Executive, as well as online at

About Supply &Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. For additional information visit

About Aras
Aras® is the leader in providing Microsoft enterprise open source solutions. Aras delivers the most advanced model-based service-oriented architecture [SOA] solutions for enterprise Product Lifecycle Management [PLM] on the Microsoft platform. Customers include Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquartered in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit