Aras to Sponsor AIAG Lean Product Development Briefing

Industry Experts to Explore Emerging Trends in Lean Product Development across the Global Automotive Industry

Andover, MA, March 22, 2014 --( Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that it will sponsor the 2014 AIAG Lean Product Development Briefing on March 25th at the AIAG offices in Southfield, Michigan, USA. Information and registration at

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Lean Product Development Briefing is designed to be a highly interactive exchange between attendees, industry experts, OEMs, suppliers and solution providers. Business and technical automotive professionals from product engineering, design engineering, innovation, quality, manufacturing engineering and program management are encouraged to attend. Marc Lind, an Aras executive, will moderate the discussion panel on best practices for lean product development.

About AIAG
Established in 1982, AIAG is a not-for-profit association where professionals from a diverse group of stakeholders – including retailers, suppliers of all sizes, automakers, manufacturers, service providers, academia, and government – work collaboratively to streamline industry processes via global standards development and harmonized business practices. Founded by visionaries from the three largest North American automotive manufacturers – Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors – the organization has grown to include Japanese companies such as Toyota, Honda and Nissan, heavy truck and earth moving manufacturers such as Caterpillar Inc. and Navistar International, and many of their part suppliers and services providers. For more information please visit

About Aras
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at and Twitter @aras_plm

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