Engineering Change Management Reduce Lead Times

Switzerland-based Robatech AG manages product development using a new PDM/PLM solution. The global manufacturer of adhesive application systems expects to see considerable time savings and increased process reliability – especially with regard to the engineering change processes.


PLM: The Future Belongs to Open Platforms

Monolithic PLM systems will in future be replaced by modular platforms like CONTACT Elements that are easier to introduce, extend and customize. CIMdata is convinced that this trend is what will make it possible to move from product data management to product lifecycle management.


Commercial Vehicle Technology: New Early-Phase Development Process

The commercial vehicles sector is facing change driven by factors such as globalization, urbanization and stricter environmental protection regulations. And this also has an impact on product development. A study carried out at MAN Truck & Bus looked into what can be achieved by optimizing the early development phase.