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ESCATEC Selects Aras for Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management

Leading Provider of Electronic and Mechatronic Design and Manufacturing Solutions Unifies Product Data across Global Locations and Business Units

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – July 7, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that ESCATEC, a leading provider of electronic and mechatronic design and manufacturing solutions, has selected the Aras Innovator® suite for enterprise PLM to streamline product information management and enable concurrent engineering worldwide.

From R&D to manufacturing, ESCATEC will rely on Aras to manage product data for ESCATEC's global R&D, process engineering, account management, shop floor and other processes across the company’s business units. Specific processes include Bill of Materials management, document management and engineering change management along with Solid Edge CAD integration and enterprise search.

ESCATEC chose Aras after conducting a successful proof-of-concept project with Aras. ESCATEC identified the comprehensive functionality, flexibility and ease of configuration as a key difference compared to other PLM systems, noting that Aras enables the introduction of process changes in step with evolving customer demands. Further, the various locations of ESCATEC in Europe and Malaysia will be able to share product information online with Aras making global collaboration and simultaneous development possible.

“ESCATEC recognizes the importance of concurrent engineering and effective product life cycle management in today’s fast-paced industry of electronic and mechatronic design and manufacturing,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras. “Aras will give ESCATEC the control and flexibility they need to accelerate new product development and global manufacturing”

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