Auditdata A/S Selects Aras and the Minerva Medical Device PLM Solution

Aras Provides Medical Device Company with Device Master Record, Design History File, Product Data Management and more.

Andover, MA, October 17, 2013 --( Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that Auditdata A/S, a leading provider of audiology solutions for audiometry, real ear measurements, client counselling and hearing instrument testing, headquartered in Denmark, has selected Aras PLM and the Medical Device PLM Solution from Minerva. Auditdata’s implementation of Aras and the Medical Device PLM includes all of the information required to manage Design History File, Device Master Record, parts and documents, as well as change management, project management and external collaboration with manufacturers, in a single system.

Key drivers in Auditdata’s selection were Aras’s modern flexible platform, Minerva’s strong track record in the medical device industry, and the speed of implementation for the total solution. “The depth of medical device functionality in the solution even extended what I have seen in Oracle Agile PLM, which has been the system I have implemented three times before in other companies,” explained Dan Haugbøl, QA and Regulatory Manager at Auditdata A/S. “Our choice to go with Aras and the Medical Device PLM was based on the comprehensive functionality, flexibility in the Aras product and total cost of ownership,” said Dan Haugbøl. “With Aras and Minerva, our team could see how the solution mapped to our business challenges.”

Auditdata A/S is a leading provider of audiology solutions, supplying complete solutions that cover all needs in this specialized area. Headquarter in Denmark, Auditdata’s main objective is to develop and support high-quality audiology solutions that bring value to customers. To learn more, please visit

“We collaborated with medical device professionals to create a superior solution for the industry and the response from the market has been very positive. Medical device companies are describing the solution as unique in the market place,” explained Leon Lauritsen, Director at Minerva, Europe’s leading Aras Certified Gold Partner. “We are excited about the feedback from the market and are committed to supplying best in class PLM solutions to the industry,” said Lauritsen.

“With their vast experience with other leading PLM systems, the team at Auditdata was easily able to recognize the many benefits of Aras’s advanced PLM platform together with Minerva’s Medical Device application,” said Peter Schroer President of Aras. “We are pleased to work with Minerva to develop tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of medical device and related companies.”

About Minerva
Founded in 1995, Minerva specializes in the development and implementation of Enterprise solutions in both PLM and ERP. Established as Europe’s largest Aras implementation partner, Minerva offers a full range of PLM services, productivity tools, integrations and complete industry solutions. The company works closely with its customers, challenging ineffective modes of operation and providing insight and expertise to drive results and help customers reach their business objectives. For additional information visit

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 or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm

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