Aras, an enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that Carestream Health, Inc., an international leader in medical and dental imaging systems, molecular imaging systems and non-destructive testing products, selected the Aras Innovator suite as their enterprise PLM backbone for product level Information worldwide. Aras replaces an outdated and highly customized implementation of Dassault’s ENOVIA MatrixOne and a collection of third party and internal legacy systems, providing Carestream Health with advanced PLM functionality and a modern Microsoft-based platform for global product development and supply chain integration for improved collaboration.
Carestream Health will deploy the Aras enterprise PLM software in a series of phases, providing a Product Level Information backbone for global product commercialization processes and supplier collaboration worldwide. Aras will be rolled out in support of global product development over time to more than 3,000 global users and supporting suppliers in the U.S., Canada, China, Israel, and France.
“We wanted a single enterprise PLM backbone for engineering, quality and regulatory compliance, tightly integrated with SAP,” said David Sherburne, Leader of Global R&D Effectiveness and champion for this initiative at Carestream Health. “Our legacy platform was built a long time ago and we knew we didn’t have the functionality required for the future; it was time to carefully look at our options. We required a rapidly deployable solution coupled with a sustainable cost model. When compared to other PLM suppliers, Aras offered a solution unique to the industry.”
Aras Innovator is the only PLM solution based on an enterprise open source business model and powered by advanced model-based SOA technology. Aras’s innovative architectural approach and out-of-the-box functionality ensure that customers can deploy quickly and iteratively adapt their PLM environment in a fraction of the time required by conventional enterprise PLM/PDM systems. Aras delivers highly scalable, flexible and secure PLM solutions across a full spectrum of product development, supply chain, sales, quality and manufacturing applications.