Autronica Fire and Security of Norway Chooses Aras PLM Suite with Minerva Electronic PLM

Global Producer of Fire and Security products Implements Aras and Electronic PLM to Manage Complex Multi-Discipline Product Development Processes

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – March 10, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Autronica Fire & Security AS, a United Technologies Corporation (UTC) company, a leading innovator, manufacturer and supplier of fire safety, headquartered in Trondheim, Norway has selected the Aras Innovator PLM suite. Autronica selected Aras for the ability to manage complex, multi-discipline product development processes involving mechanical, electrical and software components. Autronica will implement the Electronic PLM from Minerva, a Gold Partner of Aras.

“With Aras we get all the benefits of their open business model and a powerful, flexible PLM platform that can support our company’s needs not only today, but into the future,” said Frank Walstad, Director of Quality Assurance. “Combining the flexibility of Aras with the functionality in Electronic PLM from Minerva, we have a robust solution that will be up and running quickly.”

Autronica Fire and Security AS is a leading innovator, manufacturer and supplier of fire safety equipment for applications on land and sea. Based in Trondheim, a technology hotspot in Norway, Autronica Fire and Security has extensive experience in developing, manufacturing and marketing fire safety equipment worldwide.

“Autronica needed a PLM platform that would span all aspects of the lifecycle and securely extend across the supply chain to develop high quality products that protect human lives, property and the environment,” said Leon Lauritsen, Vice President of Minerva. “The advanced technology from Aras and electronics PLM best practices from Minerva helps global companies like Autronica deliver the technical products of tomorrow with the highest quality.” 

About Minerva

Founded in 1996, Minerva specializes in the development and implementation of Enterprise solutions in both PLM and ERP. Established as Europe’s largest Aras implementation partner, Minerva offers a full range of PLM services, productivity tools, integrations and complete industry solutions. The company works closely with its customers, challenging ineffective modes of operation and providing insight and expertise to drive results and help customers reach their business objectives. For additional information visit 

About Aras

We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at and Twitter @aras_plm


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