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Freudenberg Hosts Aras Community Event 2010 Germany

ACE 2010 Germany Presenters included GETRAG Ford Transmissions, T-Systems, Hydrometer and Noted PLM Experts from Academia

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – October 27, 2010 - Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced announced the success of the Aras Community Event (ACE) 2010 Germany. Hosted by Aras Community member Freudenberg in Weinheim, Germany, the event drew customers, partners and other PLM experts and enthusiasts throughout the German speaking region of Europe.

ACE 2010 Germany featured speakers included Freudenberg, GETRAG Ford Transmissions, Hydrometer and T-Systems International GmbH. New to the Aras Partner Community, T-Systems is a leading provider of information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. T-Systems and Aras have a shared vision of providing dynamically scalable PLM solutions that integrate with global services and data, and operate seamlessly wherever the customer requires - on-site, in the cloud and in hybrid deployments.

Kaiserslautern University’s Director of Virtual Product Development, Dr. Martin Eigner, and Björn Rüegg from the Institute for Product Design and Development at the Technical University in Rapperswil, Switzerland rounded out the agenda, providing insight on PLM trends and advancements.

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“With users in more than 124 countries, the Aras Community is growing every day and the impact is being felt around the world,” said Martin Allemann, Senior Vice President of Global Operations at Aras. “Aras Community members are driving advancements in PLM technology, developing a wide range of powerful complementary solutions, and affecting change throughout the PLM industry.”

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