Global Engineering and Manufacturing Services Provider Chooses Aras
for Complex Multi-CAD Project Management
ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – June 26, 2012 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that D&K Engineering, a global outsourced R&D, engineering and contract manufacturing services company headquartered in San Diego, California, has selected the Aras PLM solution suite to streamline, manage and enhance complex, multi-vendor electromechanical product development processes. As a global services provider, D&K Engineering will leverage Aras to ensure project quality for premier customers in medical and life sciences, kiosks, industrial and commercial printing, and military markets worldwide.
Providing full turnkey product development and manufacturing services that address the entire product life cycle and extended supply chain, D&K Engineering’s world-class team provides its clients a one-stop shop for the development and manufacture of innovative electromechanical products and equipment.
“With Aras, we can integrate and manage information from a wide range of MCAD and ECAD applications in a single system while simplifying our environment by eliminating one-off redundant systems,” said Brad Cooley, CTO at D&K Engineering. “Combined with project management, workflow and other automation capabilities, Aras will enable us to improve customer service as well as profitability through greater efficiency and resource management.”
“As mechanical, electrical and software product development are increasingly intertwined, the ability for PLM to import, export, track and share information from numerous applications becomes more and more critical. As the only neutral enterprise PLM provider, Aras provides an open development platform with a transparent data model ideal for creating the packaged and custom integrations that modern, agile companies like D&K Engineering need,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.
About D&K Engineering
D&K Engineering is a global outsourced R&D, engineering and contract manufacturing Services Company focused on developing and manufacturing complex electromechanical products and equipment. With integrated engineering and contract manufacturing capabilities, D&K Engineering mobilizes the right people, processes, tools and infrastructure to create and deliver sustainable business value to its clients seeking to outsource the design and/or manufacturing of their equipment or products. For more information, please visit http://www.dkengineering.com
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 www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm
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