ADS of Japan Joins the Aras Partner Program

Experienced PLM Provider to Apply Aras Solution Suite to Transform Business Processes and Drive Operational Improvement.

Andover, MA, February 15, 2013 --( Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that ADS, Inc., a provider of best-in-class PLM products and services, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has joined the Aras Partner Program. ADS will apply its extensive knowledge of product development and process optimization to the Aras PLM solution suite to help customers transform their business and drive operational improvement.

ADS, which stands for Advanced Digital Stream, is committed to helping its clients improve their product development capabilities. ADS consultants work closely with their clients to analyze and enhance existing product development processes and implement best-in-class PLM solutions. For more information please visit

“The team at ADS has a proven track record implementing PDM and PLM solutions for leading Japanese manufacturers. We are very pleased to welcome ADS to the Aras Corporate Community and the Aras Partner Program, and we look forward to working with them going forward,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.

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