Kawasaki Heavy Industries Selects Aras for Enterprise PLM

Leading Global Manufacturer Chooses Aras Platform to Speed Global Product Development, Improve Agility and Drive Innovation http://aras.com/plm/002500

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – June 18, 2014 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI), a premiere manufacturer of equipment for the aerospace, energy, industrial equipment, power, rolling stock and shipping industries has selected the Aras solution suite for enterprise PLM. KHI will leverage Aras as a unified service platform to streamline new product development and optimize costs within and between the company’s multiple business units.

Kawasaki Heavy Industries will implement Aras Innovator® as a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) for maximum business agility. KHI chose Aras because it needed a single scalable, flexible PLM system that would enable the company to respond faster to business environment changes and accommodate the unique processes used by the many different KHI business units.

“The challenge for our PLM system was to shorten the construction period and reduce costs in the whole KHI group,” said Yutaro Mishima, Information Planning Department, Corporate Planning Division of KHI. “With Aras, our business units can share process innovations with one another faster and greatly reduce outflow charges, all in a common system infrastructure that is easily tailored to each unit’s unique requirements.”

With 34 thousand employees on six continents and over $13 billion in annual revenue, KHI is a global manufacturing leader. The company focuses on innovating fast to meet the diverse needs of a global customer base and dynamically changing markets, such as Energy and Power. A strong commitment to sharing technological innovations across the company’s multiple business units ensures KHI will maintain competitive advantage around the world. For more information please visit http://www.khi.co.jp/english/

“Kawasaki Heavy Industries has been a leader in manufacturing for nearly 140 years and continues to innovate as global markets evolve,” said Masahiko Hisatsugu, President of Aras Japan. “We are pleased that KHI recognizes the business value of the Aras platform as well as its technological advantages, and we look forward to working with them to drive innovation and improve efficiency worldwide.”

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, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at www.aras.com and Twitter @aras_plm



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