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Triangle Package Selects Aras to Unify Mission-Critical Enterprise Processes


Leading Manufacturer of Packaging Machines Chooses Aras PLM to Standardize Product Data Across Sales, Product Development, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Customer Support

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – October 20, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Triangle Package Machinery Co., a leading global manufacturer of vertical form fill and seal bagging machines, in-line scales, and cartoner machines, has selected the Aras PLM platform to streamline global product development, sales and aftermarket support. Integrating to NX CAD and Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Aras Innovator® will unify Triangle Package Machinery’s view of product information across all departments within the enterprise.

Working with Aras Gold Certified Partner Razorleaf, Triangle Package Machinery will implement advanced, next-generation PLM from Aras. Aras Visual Collaboration will enable Triangle Package product development teams to quickly and easily identify and rectify issues during the pre-production stage, avoiding scrap and manufacturing delays. Using Aras, manufacturing and supply chain participants can collaborate via automated workflows, parts viewing and mark-up. Additionally, specific Aras solutions in support of product development, manufacturing, sales and support of in-market products will be implemented, including:

  • Automated Revision Control for CAD
  • Sales Engineering Information Management
  • “Living BOM” Management
  • Research and Design Artifact Management
  • Engineering Change Management
  • Machine Operators Manual and Part Manual Management
  • Machine Pre-Shipment Image Storage and Management
  • ‘Paperless Factory’ Support
  • Field Service Support
  • Product Manual Publishing Support

Triangle Package Machinery selected Aras PLM for the platform’s advanced solutions and flexibility to meet the wide array of product information and viewing needs of each department. Managing the development, manufacture and customer support for products that incorporate over 300,000 components and 800,000 sales, engineering and manufacturing artifacts makes PLM system flexibility paramount to Triangle Package.

“Triangle Package Machinery has driven innovation in the bagging and packaging industry for nearly 100 years,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras. “We’re excited to help them reinvent the entire product development and support cycle using Aras as the PLM backbone and product information source.”

About Triangle Package Machinery Co.
Founded in 1923 by Louis Muskat, Triangle Package Machinery Co. has a reputation for applying state of the art innovation to help our customers become more competitive. Today the family’s third generation continues a tradition of innovation in packaging machinery through superior engineering, a complete manufacturing facility, and dedicated customer support.

About Razorleaf
Razorleaf is a services provider that helps companies become market leaders through the measured application of technology and best practices to existing business processes. Razorleaf specializes in process analysis, implementation, training and support of enterprise technologies including Design Automation (DA), Enterprise Portal (SharePoint), Product Data Management/Technical Data Management (PDM/TDM), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions.

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 www.aras.com and Twitter @aras_plm