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CPAC Systems AB selects Aras Enterprise PLM to Accelerate Innovation


Developer of Imbedded Control Systems for Air, Land and Sea Chooses Aras for Complex Configuration Management throughout the Extended Enterprise

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – March 21, 2012 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that CPAC Systems AB, world-class integrator of imbedded control systems based in Gothenburg, Sweden, has selected the Aras PLM solution suite to manage complex product configurations and drive innovation across the enterprise and extended supply chain. CPAC’s Aras rollout includes Bill of Materials, Enterprise Change Management, Configuration Management and more.


CPAC Systems AB is a fast-growing company that is passionate about turning advanced technology into industrialized solutions for end customers. Working with system integration in safety critical control systems, CPAC has a proven track record of developing and industrializing differentiating technology within maneuvering, X-by-wire systems, HMI and hybrid development. The company’s clients are global renowned brands within the commercial transport industry. For more information, please visit http://www.cpacsystems.se


To accelerate deployment CPAC will implement the Electronic & High-Tech solution developed by Aras Partner Minerva. Ready to go, but still highly configurable to fit any custom needs, Minerva's Electronic & High-tech solution is tailored to handle the complex challenges of running a modern Electronics & High-Tech company. For more information, please visit http://www.minerva-plm.com


“We considered and even tried several PLM options, but in the end selected Aras and Minerva,” said Stefan Lundgren, Hardware Team Leader at CPAC Systems AB. “The ability for us to download Aras free of charge, get familiar with it and understand the full capabilities of the product was essential for us to mitigate risk.”


“CPAC is a great example of the power of an open PLM platform,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. With Aras, customers can download and test the software before they commit their data or their money, and partners such as Minerva can easily develop solutions to add new functionality or, as in this case, speed implementation.”


About Aras
Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm