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DWFritz Automation Selects Aras to Streamline and Automate Engineering Operations

The Precision Automation Experts™ and Advanced Manufacturing Solutions Provider and Manufacturer Chooses Aras PLM to Drive Process Management across the Enterprise

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – June 9, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that DWFritz Automation, a leader in the design and building of precision inspection & assembly equipment, has selected the Aras PLM platform to streamline and automate processes, enterprise wide. DWFritz will leverage Aras for part and Bill of Material Management, SolidWorks CAD file management, document management and engineering change management.

DWFritz selected Aras Innovator for the platform’s combined flexibility and out-of-the-box solutions. The company will implement these solutions with the help of Aras Partner EBD Advisors. “We appreciate the ability of Aras Innovator to offer quick configurations that match our existing processes,” said Chris Freitag, Senior Mechanical Engineer of DWFritz Automation. “We can integrate our systems and processes without interrupting the business.”

“DWFritz Automation continues to make brilliant automation systems for advanced manufacturing clients that demand the most stringent requirements,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras. “We are pleased that the Aras Innovator Suite can provide a uniquely flexible and scalable PLM backbone to help them innovate efficiently and effectively.”

About DWFritz Automation
DWFritz Automation, a leading provider of precision automation solutions since 1973, develops, designs, builds, and supports brilliant automation systems for advanced manufacturing. DWFritz Automation serves customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia and is located at 27200 SW Parkway Avenue, Wilsonville, OR 97070. For more information, visit

About Aras
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at and Twitter @aras_plm