SofTech Case Study: Cryogenic Industries Gels with ProductCenter PLM

As the Global Business Solution, ProductCenter PLM Connects CI’s Businesses Contributing to the Company’s Industry Leadership Position

LOWELL, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 8, 2012 — SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB: SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announces its latest ProductCenter® PLM case study featuring Cryogenic Industries headquartered in Murrieta, California.

Cryogenic Industries (CI) is comprised of several affiliated companies, including ACD, Cosmodyne, Cryoquip and Rhine Engineering that engineer, manufacture and service equipment for the industrial gas, petrochemical and new energy industries worldwide.

With this implementation Cryogenic Industries has achieved the following benefits:

  • Global deployment enabling collaboration across CI’s businesses located in the United States, Europe and Asia
  • Management of the SolidWorks®, Autodesk® Inventor®, AutoCAD® Mechanical and AutoCAD® Electrical product design data of the different businesses
  • Guaranteed accuracy, reliability and availability of intellectual property (IP) documented through product engineering drawings improves the release to manufacturing process
  • Control of critical business documents for supporting compliance standards such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), Special Equipment Licensing Office (SELO) in China and Korean Gas Safety (KGS).

“We are looking to ProductCenter to increase visibility, accessibility and security. Cryogenic Industries views ProductCenter not just as an Engineering solution but as a global business solution that proves to be a tremendous benefit to our company’s success,” states Ted Pardo Jr., Director Global Information Technology for Cryogenic Industries.

For the complete case study on ProductCenter PLM at Cryogenic Industries visit the SofTech Web site at

As a note, at the SolidWorks World 2012 Certified Partner Theater on February 12, 2012 at 7:15PM, SofTech along with Cryogenic Industries will present “Global Management of SolidWorks Design Libraries and Toolbox within PDM” which highlights how globally dispersed product development organizations can become more productive with SolidWorks. This presentation will include the management of the complete SolidWorks design within ProductCenter including drawings, project specific components, reusable components accessible from the Design Library, and industry standard parts accessible from Toolbox.

About Cryogenic Industries

Cryogenic Industries consists of a group of affiliated companies engaged in engineering, manufacturing and servicing equipment for the industrial gas and other industries worldwide. From air separation units, LNG liquefiers, vaporizers, heat exchangers and food freezers to cryogenic liquid samplers, reciprocating and centrifugal pumps, and turbo- expanders, Cryogenic Industries leads the industry in cryogenic gas handling, transporting and process equipment.

About SofTech’s ProductCenter PLM Solution

ProductCenter PLM is focused on helping companies maintain a comprehensive, fully integrated and useful “Bill of Information” that consolidates all product-related information used to define, design, manufacture, and service their products.

ProductCenter PLM accelerates products and profitability by fostering innovation, extended enterprise collaboration, product quality improvements, and compressed time-to-market cycles. SofTech excels in its sensible approach to delivering enterprise PLM solutions, with comprehensive out-of-the-box capabilities, to meet the needs of manufacturers of all sizes quickly and cost-effectively.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, SofTech ( has locations and distribution partners throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

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