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About Aras

We offer the best enterprise PLM software for creating tomorrow’s next generation aircraft, intelligent connected drones and innovative new weapons systems.

By rethinking the way PLM is designed, we have taken a fundamentally different approach. Our advanced PLM platform provides greater scalability, flexibility and resilience while our subscription business model includes upgrades no matter how much you customize.

A full set of applications provide complete functionality to support product development, complex configuration management, global manufacturing, supply chain and quality compliance.

Thousands of companies around the world run Aras including Airbus, Boeing Insitu, BAE Systems Land & Armaments, Exelis, GE Aviation, Kawasaki Aerospace Company, Textron, US Air Force, and the US Army.

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Aras Innovator PLM Suite

An open architecture with 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.

Pure web browser experience with powerful functionality for:
  • MCAD/ECAD Data Management
  • Configuration & Change
  • Bill of Materials
  • Requirements
  • Documents
  • Program Management
  • Visual Collaboration
  • Quality

Aras is mobile-enabled and deploys in your data center, Cloud and hybrid scenarios with compliance-grade security and federated integration capabilities.

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Aras Component Engineering

With Aras electronic component search, selection and use in system designs has never been faster, easier and more accurate.

Aras Component Engineering seamlessly and securely connects the entire IHS CAPS Universe of over 430 million electronic components from more than 3,800 manufacturers across 400+ categories into the PLM workflow.

Comprehensive search, filtering and side-by-side comparisons are combined with Preferred Supplier Status, Internal Part Requests and New Part Approval workflows for greater design efficiency, better reuse and global compliance.

Pure web browser experience with powerful functionality for:

  • Manufacturer Part Search
  • Manufacturer Part Number & Description
  • Latest Datasheets and Historical Datasheets
  • RoHS/REACH Environmental Compliance with IPC 1752A Materials Declaration
  • Complete Conflict Minerals Reporting
  • Alternates (FFF, F=, Similar, Direct)
  • Product Change Notices
  • End Of Life Alerts
  • Average Pricing

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Featured Cimdata Reports

PLM Benefits Appraisal Guide

CIMdata’s PLM Benefits Appraisal Guide is designed to help potential PLM users evaluate the applicability and payoffs of PLM in their enterprise, and to help existing users of PLM monitor the impact it is having on their product programs.

PLM Market Analysis Reports

The PLM MAR Series provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on the worldwide PLM market. It contains analyses of major trends and issues, leading PLM providers, revenue analyses for geographical regions and industry sectors, and historical and projected data on market growth.

PLM Market Analysis Country Reports

These reports offer country-specific analyses of the PLM market. Their focus is on PLM investment and use in industrial markets. Reports cover Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Simulation & Analysis Market Analysis Report

This report presents CIMdata’s overview of the global simulation and analysis market, one of the fastest growing segments of the overall product lifecycle management market, including profiles of the leading S&A firms.

CAM Market Analysis Report

This report presents CIMdata’s overview of the worldwide CAM software and services market. It also includes a discussion on the trends in the CAM industry and updates on the top CAM solution providers.