ProductCenter PLM Reduces Design Cycle Times and Cost by Streamlining Data Management and Business Processes
LOWELL, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 14, 2011 — SofTech, Inc. (PK: SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announces its latest ProductCenter® PLM case study featuring Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions of Waterbury, Connecticut. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is the joining of two world-class brands in the field of linear motion; Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. and Kerk Motion Products, Inc. Together as Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, it offers a wide range of high-performance and precision linear motion products.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions today utilizes ProductCenter throughout its organization including users from Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Accounting, Finance and Purchasing, which has resulted in the following benefits:
- Streamlined engineering change processes, enhanced collaboration and improved control of SolidWorks® product data thereby significantly reducing design cycle times and cost
- Enhanced control over production information critical for International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements
- Improved data management and process automation that saves time and enables design re-use.
For the complete case study on ProductCenter PLM at Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, visit the SofTech Web site at http://www.softech.com/plm-customersuccess/?ref=prhk.
About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is recognized as a leading manufacturer of stepper motor-based linear actuators, rotary motors, lead screw assemblies, and linear rail and guide systems used in niche market applications. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.0 billion. For more product information and CAD links, visit www.HaydonKerk.com or contact Haydon Kerk at 203-756-7441 to speak with an engineer to discuss a specific application.
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 their products.
ProductCenter PLM accelerates products 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.
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Sarah Garagliano, 978-513-2712