KIRCHHOFF Automotive develops load-bearing parts such as dashboard supports, engine mounts, bumpers and complete front end structures. The family-owned company uses the PLM platform CIM Database at nine locations worldwide. The development partner of the international automotive industry uses the system for the global management of its development projects and long-term business planning. The system is used by around 600 employees worldwide across departments and locations. Systematic change management and project marketing were a decisive basis for the very high acceptance of the new solution and thus the effectiveness of the PLM platform.