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Univance Corporation of Japan Selects Aras PLM to Streamline Global Product Development


Global Producer of Automotive and Industrial Transmission Systems Drives Engineering Collaboration across Several Continents

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – July 1, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Univance Corporation, a global manufacturer of transmission systems, 4WD Torque management systems and other automotive parts for passenger and industrial vehicles, has selected the Aras Innovator® solution suite for enterprise PLM to streamline collaboration for its multiple design and production sites around the world. Their implementation includes document management, BOM management, engineering change management and workflow. The move to Aras PLM will enhance Univance’s strategy to build on its reputation for quality via improved global collaboration surrounding product data.

The flexible and resilient architecture of the Aras PLM platform and associated business model provides Univance with modern PLM, a vast improvement over legacy systems the company considered in the past. The Aras technology enables Univance to scale their product development collaboration across the globe, adding users and processes as their business needs evolve.

“Univance has received numerous product quality awards by OEMs such as Ford and Nissan,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras. “Our uniquely flexible and scalable PLM backbone and supporting services will help Univance deliver new products to market faster, at the highest level of quality.”

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