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Experienced PLM program manager joins CIMdata as PLM Community Practice Manager ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 23 October 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Janie Gurley has joined the firm as PLM Community Practice Manager, responsible for the coordination and execution of CIMdata’s PLM Community and associated solution provider strategic management consulting activities. During her 26 year career, Ms. Gurley has demonstrated broad experience in understanding and supporting strategic business execution with broad-based expertise in product development solutions within manufacturing. She has worked on projects in numerous industries, including aerospace, steel, steam engineering product solutions, engineered flow solutions (pumps, valves, and seals), mechanical and industrial engineering (oil and gas, power, chemical, water, pharmaceuticals and bio-based consumer goods), in-store and retail bakery ingredients/food production, coffee and brewers, fiberglass yarn, and casino slot games. Peter Bilello, President of CIMdata stated, “Janie Gurley comes to CIMdata with
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Leading PLM solution and service providers to sponsor PLM conferences. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 12 October 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm and Eurostep, organizer of PDT, have today announced the key sponsors for the upcoming PLM Road Map EMEA and PDT Europe conferences. The participating sponsors are Aras Corporation, ESI, ESTECO, Granta Design, HCL Technologies, Oracle, and TCS. The events will take place on 24-25 October at Le Méridien Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany. “We are honored to have these leaders in PLM solutions and services choose to sponsor PLM Road Map EMEA 2018 and PDT Europe 2018,” stated Cheryl Peck, Director of Marketing at CIMdata and Event Manager for PLM Road Map. “The mission we have for this event is to create a platform where open collaboration and knowledge transfer can occur between all participants in the PLM ecosystem.” As part of the PLM Road Map/PDT experience
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The sessions will take place on October 9 & 10 in Novi, Michigan.  ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 8 October 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, is pleased to announce that Dr. Keith Meintjes, a CIMdata Executive Consultant, will host two sessions at the Lightweighting World Expo, which takes place at the Suburban Collection Showplace, in Novi, Michigan from October 9-10. The sessions Dr. Meintjes will host are concerned with vehicle exterior design and manufacturing. Through a variety of strategies, automobile manufacturers are removing hundreds of pounds of mass from their products, while maintaining interior space and meeting ever more stringent customer expectations and regulatory requirements. Dr. Meintjes stated, “These are exciting times. We are seeing dramatic improvements not only in simulation and optimization, but also in materials and manufacturing that combine to enable huge advances in vehicle engineering and production that were considered infeasible just a few years
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Product Data Should be the Foundation ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 2 October 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, released a new eBook focused on how PLM enables digital transformation for companies in the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry. This eBook describes how PLM enables digital transformation and why a lifecycle approach to product definition management is important to digital transformation programs. The eBook reviews how PLM affects speed to market, product cost, and product quality. It also notes how critical traceability and impact analysis processes are to digital transformation in Food & Beverage companies. It then closes with CIMdata’s viewpoint of how SpecPDM can help F&B companies successfully implement their digital transformation program. According to Mr. Tom Gill, Practice Manager, PLM Enterprise Value & Integration, “Digital transformation is a hot topic and current trend in many industries including F&B. CIMdata believes that product data has to be at
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This educational webinar will expose the potential risks and propose pragmatic steps to mitigate, and potentially prevent, threats of cyberattacks. ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 2 October 2018—CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “Securing the Additive Manufacturing Digital Thread.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (EST) and will last for one hour. The highest number of incidents of cyberattacks occur in the manufacturing industry. Attacks like malware, trojans, viruses, worms or bots are often introduced through the ubiquitous email, the most common method of sharing data. Additive Manufacturing (AM) or 3D Printing is all digital. An AM file contains topology, process definition, and a material recipe. This all-digital information-rich file can be an easy target for industrial espionage. An AM file may be immediately replicated and printed infinite times unless proper security measures are put
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