ProductCenter PLM Selected for Strength of Application and SofTech’s Support Organization
LOWELL, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 26, 2012 — SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB: SOFT), a proven provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced that its ProductCenter® PLM solution has been deployed by Applied Instrument Technologies (AIT), a leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of process analytical instruments.
“Choosing ProductCenter was an easy decision. We had the utmost confidence in the product and ProductCenter’s technical support personnel,” states David Rechsteiner, Engineering Manager at AIT. “The efficiency of bringing ProductCenter on-line lived up to our expectations.”
ProductCenter supports the entire company including departments such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Field Service and Corporate Management. AIT intends to further automate business processes including its Engineering Change Notification (ECN), Software Problem tracking, Engineering Release and Standard Production Release, which ProductCenter Workflow easily facilitates. ProductCenter is also an important element of AIT’s ISO processes.
“ProductCenter works well and its classification structure is a good fit for AIT’s business. Accurately locating items in the secure vault in a timely manner is made easy through ProductCenter’s search utility,” adds David Rechsteiner. “We are looking to continually improve and enhance our business processes by taking advantage of SofTech’s expertise and ProductCenter’s capabilities.”
About Applied Instrument Technologies
Headquartered in Upland, California AIT designs, manufactures and markets process analytical instruments worldwide. AIT’s broad technology base includes FTIR, FT-NIR, NIR, Mass Spectrometry, Gas Chromatography and Raman Spectrometry. AIT’s process analyzers are used for quantitative and qualitative analysis by industry leaders in the hydrocarbon processing, bio/pharmaceutical, chemical, steel, natural gas and other manufacturing industries to optimize their production processes.
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 a company’s products.
ProductCenter PLM accelerates product creation 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.
SofTech and ProductCenter are registered trademarks of SofTech, Inc. All other products or company references are the property of their respective holders.
Sarah Garagliano, 978-513-2712