Messier Dowty, a Safran Group Company, Selects Apriso for Manufacturing Operations Management

Apriso’s FlexNet Will Be Deployed in Gearup Project for Better Alignment of Business Processes, Improved Global Visibility and Quality, and Accelerated Innovation

LONG BEACH, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 13, 2011 — Apriso, a leading provider of manufacturing software solutions, today announced Messier Dowty, a Safran Group company, has selected Apriso’s FlexNet as their platform for manufacturing operations management. The Apriso solution will help improve efficiency and enhance traceability across their manufacturing and quality operations. (On June 23, Apriso announced the Safran Group’s decision to standardize on Apriso’s FlexNet as their enterprise platform for manufacturing operations management.)

Messier Dowty is a €750M Aerospace and Defense company that is the world leader in the design, manufacture and support of landing gear systems in service on more than 20,500 large commercial aircraft, military aircraft and helicopters. Apriso will help Messier Dowty to reduce lead time, improve efficiency and increase productivity while supporting operational compliance with regulatory mandates, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

“Apriso’s solution supports our vision of implementing an enterprise platform strategy comprised of financial systems (ERP), design applications (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MES). Together, this enterprise application framework will improve productivity, elevate customer satisfaction and enhance flexibility by facilitating the quick modification of business processes across our entire global operations environment,” said Jean Pierre Anger, chief business process owner at Messier Dowty.

“Apriso has a history of leadership in supporting progressive manufacturers like Messier-Dowty as they execute enterprise strategies to leverage their global manufacturing and product supply capabilities,” explained Rick Gallisa, A&D industry director at Apriso. “As an innovator in global manufacturing solutions, Apriso’s platform-based approach and comprehensive operations functionality supports sustained manufacturing excellence to meet the challenges faced by today’s Aerospace and Defense manufacturers.”

About Apriso Corporation

Apriso is a software company dedicated to helping its customers transform their global manufacturing operations by achieving and sustaining manufacturing excellence while adapting quickly and easily to market changes. Apriso's FlexNet is a BPM platform-based software solution for global manufacturing operations management. Apriso supports global continuous improvement by delivering visibility into, control over and synchronization across manufacturing and the product supply network. Apriso serves nearly 200 customers in 40+ countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa, including GM, Volvo CE, Honeywell, L'Oréal, Trixell, Lockheed Martin, Bombardier, Textron Systems, MBDA, Saint-Gobain and Essilor. Learn more at:

Apriso and FlexNet are registered trademarks of Apriso Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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