TVH GROUP NV Selects Aras and Minerva for Enterprise PLM

World’s Largest Manufacturer of Forklift Replacement Parts and Accessories Chooses Aras to Optimize Collaborative Product Development and Management of Large CATIA Files across the Supply Chain.

Andover, MA, April 09, 2015 --( Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that TVH Group nv, the world’s leading supplier of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry, has selected the Aras solution suite for enterprise PLM. TVH will leverage Aras to optimize collaborative product development across the enterprise and supply chain, including advanced product data management, change management, integrated CAD file management and design partner collaboration.

Working with Aras gold certified partner Minerva, TVH will implement Aras Innovator® with the CATIA V5 Connector for Aras to ensure timely and efficient management of massive volumes of CATIA and other files, associated product data and collaborative design processes.

TVH established its market leadership by continuously innovating and broadening its spare parts design and documentation capabilities. A strong commitment to excellence in these areas enables TVH to differentiate from other market players by providing a true one-stop shop experience for customers in 170 countries. Today, TVH maintains 450,000 stocking numbers and more than 11,000,000 part numbers for over 90 brands of material handling vehicles. For more information please visit

“TVH continues to demonstrate their leadership in operational excellence,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “We are delighted they have chosen the Aras Innovator Suite and Minerva as their partner of choice to pursue continuous engineering and design chain improvements in a highly scalable and flexible environment.”

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
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, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at and Twitter @aras_plm
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