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Aras Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for Enterprise Open Source PLM Software Suite

Award Recognizes Aras as Only PLM Software Provider Recipient in 2009

ANDOVER, Mass. – June 29, 2009 – Aras®, leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management [PLM] software solution provider, today announced Supply & Demand Chain Executive has selected Aras as one of the Top 100 leading enterprise software solution providers globally. Aras is the only enterprise PLM software solution provider to receive the award for 2009.

2009 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].

“We are proud to be recognized by the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 again, and would like to thank the committee for this acknowledgment, as well as, the entire Aras corporate community for the significant contributions which have made this possible,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “Global collaboration has made Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM software suite available today, and the fact that Aras is the only PLM software provider to receive the award this year is further validation of our solutions superiority in the marketplace.”

“Supply & Demand Chain Executive has identified leading providers of supply chain services and technologies who are helping their customers and clients both respond to the downturn and, more importantly, position themselves for growth ahead,” said Andrew K. Reese, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Award recipients are featured in the cover story of the June/July 2009 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. On the Web at

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 and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquartered in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit