Solution Automates the Conversion of CAD Data to Other Native CAD Formats including CATIA, Creo, NX, JT and more providing an Interchangeable Multi-CAD Environment
ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – June 26, 2013 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that Elysium, a leading provider of 3D translation and optimization technology, has partnered with Aras to deliver advanced multi-CAD data translation and interchange for Aras Innovator®. The solution will automate the conversion CAD data to other formats, including CATIA, Creo, NX, JT, SolidWorks and others, providing companies that run Aras with embedded functionality for CAD data translation, geometry comparison, data optimization and more.
The partnership between Elysium and Aras is the result of joint recognition of global enterprises’ growing need to improve 3D data interoperability and collaboration. The joint solution will provide powerful, next generation PLM capabilities for global product development. These capabilities are especially important for businesses that operate a global multi-CAD environment with complex products that rely on high end 3D CAD systems which produce large assemblies.
“By embedding Elysium’s CAD translation technology in the Aras PLM platform, companies will be able to overcome interoperability issues and streamline data import to eliminate rework,” said Masahiko Hisatsugu, President of Aras Japan. “Together, Elysium and Aras are making it easier to share and reuse critical product information throughout the enterprise and extended supply chain.”
With more 30 years of engineering and technology experience, Elysium develops interoperability solutions for digital design and PLM markets, with millions of files translated and thousands of customers worldwide. The company’s world-class 3D translation and geometry optimization technology has been proven by industry leaders around the world, including Toyota Motor Corporation, Renault Formula1 team, The Boeing Company and more than 2,000 other companies. To learn more please visit http://www.elysium-global.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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