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 PDF Over the last several years, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) has emerged as the common term used to describe the creation, management, and use of product and plant related information and processes (i.e., an enterprise's intellectual assets or complete product or plant definition) throughout the entire lifecycle and across the extended enterprise. Historically, Product Data Management (PDM) and now PLM solutions were practical primarily for large, distributed enterprises that had the extensive resources required to deploy and maintain them. Today's PLM solutions are designed not only for large companies, but also for mid-sized enterprises in multiple industrial sectors. Increasingly companies of all sizes are recognizing the need for PLM solutions. At the same time, the capabilities of the solutions being offered have improved significantly. PLM's ability to enable enterprises to better create and manage their product or plant related information and processes has been proven for some time now. However, until recently
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