Javelin Partners with Aras to Resell EPLM for SolidWorks EPDM

Leading SolidWorks Reseller Combines CAD and PLM Expertise to Help Enterprises Improve Product Development and Bring Innovative New Products to Market Faster

Andover, MA, January 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that Javelin Technologies, a premier technology solutions provider and Canada’s leading SolidWorks reseller, will resell Aras Enterprise PLM (EPLM) for SolidWorks® EPDM. With Aras EPLM, Javelin combines its extensive SolidWorks expertise and rich PLM experience to enable organizations throughout Canada to improve global product development and bring innovative new products to market faster.

“Aras EPLM is a great product lifecycle solution for SolidWorks users. It provides full-scale PLM right on top of SolidWorks EPDM, so companies running SolidWorks get all the benefits of enterprise PLM without disrupting their CAD design teams or sacrificing the investment they’ve already made,” said John Carlan, Managing Director of Javelin. “We are excited to partner with Aras and make Aras EPLM available to SolidWorks users throughout Canada.”

Headquartered in Ontario, Javelin is Canada's leading provider of SolidWorks 3D manufacturing software and services. The company’s PLM sales and implementation team has over 70 years combined experience in the industry, implementing small, medium and enterprise-wide Electronic Document/Data Management (EDM), Product Data Management (PDM), and configuration management, and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions across diverse industries.

“The Javelin team has deep experience in the latest design technologies including CAD, simulation, 3D printing and more, and a proven track record of making their customers successful. We are extremely pleased to welcome Javelin to the Aras community and look forward to working with them to deliver advanced PLM capabilities to companies that run SolidWorks,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.

About Aras EPLM
Aras Enterprise PLM for SolidWorks® Enterprise PDM is a business-ready solution for product lifecycle processes that enables companies of all sizes to improve product quality, accelerate time to market and achieve greater profitability. Built on top of SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, Aras EPLM is a full-featured solution that provides packaged functionality out-of-the-box to extend engineering business processes across the company, with powerful capabilities that are highly sought-after by SolidWorks Enterprise PDM users, including Engineering BOM Management, Enterprise Change Management, Integrated Project Management and more. Aras EPLM offers a familiar, easy-to-use look & feel in a standard Web-browser, and delivers a new level of scalability and security to companies that run SolidWorks Enterprise PDM. For additional information visit www.aras-eplm.com

About Javelin Technologies
Javelin Technologies is Canada's leading provider of SolidWorks 3D manufacturing software and services. Additionally, Javelin provides electrical design solutions with Zuken E3 and SolidWorks, product data management and product lifecycle management solutions, and Objet 3D printers/rapid prototyping machines. Javelin’s software, hardware and professional services help companies realize maximum benefits when implementing these technologies in their organizations. For more information please visit http://www.javelin-tech.com/main/index.html

About Aras
Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm

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