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Aras Showcases Enterprise Open Source PLM for SolidWorks at SolidWorks World 2011

Advanced PLM Solution Suite Provides Comprehensive Functionality and Powerful Advantages for SolidWorks Users

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – January 21, 2011 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that the company will sponsor and exhibit at SolidWorks World 2011, January 23-26, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Aras will showcase the Aras Innovator advanced enterprise PLM suite, which is ideally suited for SolidWorks 3D CAD and Enterprise PDM, in booth #335 located across from the SolidWorks Pavilion and next to the DraftSight booth.

Aras’s innovative Web-based architecture, multi-site replication and powerful scalability, make it the best choice for global companies using SolidWorks. Comprehensive out-of-the-box PLM functionality provides SolidWorks users with solutions for New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI), Complex Configuration Management, Enterprise Change Management and more. And Aras is the only PLM solution based on an enterprise open source business model that eliminates PLM license expenses like Dassault’s DraftSight.

SolidWorks World 2011 is the 13th annual gathering of customers, partners, resellers and employees for Dassault Systems’ SolidWorks CAD software. Attendees can explore the latest in 3D design technology from more than 100 exhibitors, go in-depth in over 150 technical sessions and network with other SolidWorks users and industry experts. For more information visit

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 or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm