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ESPower Electronics Implements Aras PLM Platform for Product Portfolio Management

Global Electronics High Tech Company Improves Productivity, Drives Innovation and Gains Competitive Advantage with Aras PLM

Andover, MASS. and Munich, Germany – November 28, 2012 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that ESPower Electronics, formerly Sumida Electronics, has selected Aras as the PLM platform for Product Portfolio Management.

Driven to diversify its power product portfolio, the world-leading provider of power products implemented Aras for New Product Introduction, Project Management, Engineering Change Management, BOM, Workflow, Manufacturing Process Management, CAPA, DFMEA, RoHS and more and integrated Aras with ERP and the Green Product system. ESPower selected Aras because of the highly robust and flexible PLM platform and intuitive user interface.

ESPower has a commanding 30% share of the global notebook PC inverter module market and the Taiwan-based firm is expanding its product portfolio in the PC, LCD and the LED Solar markets. To drive growth, ESPower turned to Aras to bring structure, centralization, efficiency and automation to their business. Since implementing Aras, ESPower has seen improvements in quality, scheduling and productivity, as well as improved communication and collaboration between groups and divisions throughout Asia.

“ESPower has four grounding principles on which it bases its business: innovation, independence, improvement and international. Companies with that level of drive and commitment to innovation like ESPower demand next generation technology. They need modern, advanced solutions like Aras that can scale with the high growth conditions their business is experiencing and allow them to retain control of their critical intellectual property,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.

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, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass For additional information visit or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm