Aras to Serve as Core PLM Curriculum for Leading Research and Technology University
ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – October 5, 2011 – Aras®, the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions, today announced that Eindhoven University of Technology, located in The Netherlands, has selected the Aras solution suite as the core of its Product Lifecycle Management curriculum. One of The Netherland’s leading Universities with over 7,000 students, Eindhoven University of Technology will deploy Aras to teach graduate courses, including Operations Management and Logistics, Innovation Management and Business Information Systems Master programs.
“Aras will help teach students the importance of product and process management in today’s complex, dynamic product development environments while providing hands-on, real-world experience with the systems they will use in their engineering careers,” said Marco Comuzzi, Assistant Professor at the School of Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology.
Founded in 1986, Eindhoven is a research university specializing in engineering science and technology. An active participant in the international scientific community, Eindhoven University of Technology strives to advance knowledge-intensive industries and other social sectors with a high or rapidly evolving technology-intensity. Areas of focus include progress in engineering science and education, development of technological innovations, and contributions to society through advancements health, energy and smart mobility.
“We welcome Eindhoven University of Technology to the Aras University Program,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. We created the university program to ensure the continued development of highly skilled engineers and innovators. We are proud to contribute to the educational experience of the engineers of tomorrow and we look forward to the contributions they will make to the Aras Community.”
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, Rolls-Royce, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm
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