Hitachi Power Systems Company Selects Aras for Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management

Leading Power Systems Manufacturer Chooses Aras PLM to Establish a Global Engineering Data IT Framework

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – April 30, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Hitachi, Ltd. Power Systems Company, a leading supplier of equipment and services for the power generation market, has selected the Aras Innovator suite for enterprise PLM to serve as the backbone for the company’s new global engineering data IT framework. The move to Aras PLM underscores the drive at Hitachi Power Systems to optimize manufacturing efficiency and product quality.

After evaluating several PLM solution suites, Hitachi Power Systems selected Aras for its native Web platform technology, overall system flexibility and extensive customization capabilities. Hitachi Power Systems plans to integrate numerous critical processes across multiple business units and departments, worldwide, using the Aras Innovator platform.

“With Aras, we can manage in a single system the multitude of business processes and product data sources needed to unify our global product design and production,” said Kyu Kabata, Senior Engineer, Business Process Innovation and Information Technology Department of Hitachi Power Systems. “This will provide us with significant competitive advantage as more accurate information reduces lead times and improves business quality.”

“We’re looking forward to providing our PLM suite to optimize product development across Hitachi Power Systems’ around the world,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “The Aras platform will provide the scalability and flexibility Hitachi Power Systems requires to unify its large and diverse set of complex products and processes.”

About Hitachi Power Systems Company

Hitachi Power Systems is a leading global provider of technologies and products and services for nuclear power and general industry. We help create the global society of the future through the development and application of highly advanced energy technologies. 

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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