ProductCenter Implemented as the Enterprise Solution to Streamline Knowledge Management Processes
LOWELL, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 12, 2013 — SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB: SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announces that its ProductCenter® PLM solution has been selected by ACCO Brands Corporation, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products.
The primary focus of the ProductCenter deployment will be on enterprise knowledge management throughout ACCO Brands. ProductCenter will streamline documentation processes, initially with the management of compliance documents.
ProductCenter will also improve product development efficiency by enabling Engineering to control design and development project documents and information.
Following the initial deployment, the ProductCenter implementation will be expanded to support New Product Development projects as well as Product Marketing, Global Sourcing and enterprise-wide business process improvement within ACCO Brands.
About ACCO Brands Corporation
ACCO Brands Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office and consumer products and print finishing solutions. ACCO’s widely recognized brands include AT-A-GLANCE®, Day-Timer®, Five Star®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Marbig, Mead®, NOBO, Quartet®, Rexel, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones® and many others. ACCO Brands designs, markets and sells products in more than 100 countries around the world. More information about ACCO Brands can be found at www.accobrands.com.
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 a company’s products.
ProductCenter PLM accelerates product creation 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 ( www.softech.com) has locations and distribution partners throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
SofTech and ProductCenter are registered trademarks of SofTech, Inc. All other products or company references are the property of their respective holders.
Sarah Garagliano, 978-513-2712