CIMdata to Host Free Webinar on Materials Engineering & Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for the Automotive Industry

In this free educational webinar participants will be introduced to the impact of materials engineering on PLM.

Ann Arbor, MI, May 05, 2016 --( CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “Materials Engineering & PLM for the Automotive Industry.” The webinar will take place on June 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will address how materials engineering impacts PLM and its use within the automotive and other similar industries.

According to the webinar host, CIMdata’s President, Peter Bilello, “New materials and materials engineering in support of additive manufacturing, lite-weighting, and other topics are having and will continue to have a major impact on the automotive and other similar industries for years to come. As a result, PLM practitioners will need to learn how to support this emerging and critical innovation topic.”

Peter Bilello has more than 25 years of experience in the development of business-enabling IT solutions for research, engineering, and manufacturing organizations worldwide. During this time, he has been directly involved with consultation on the selection, integration, and implementation of large-scale PLM solutions. He has authored numerous papers and research reports on PLM and related topics, and his articles, commentaries, and perspectives have appeared in publications throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

The webinar will be an hour long and those attending will: learn how new materials and materials engineering are impacting the product lifecycle; gain insight into PLM’s future support of materials engineering; and gain an understanding of how PLM and materials engineering support additive manufacturing.

The webinar will be useful to PLM strategy and implementation managers, materials engineers, engineering managers, manufacturing engineers, PLM sponsors and champions, PLM program and project managers, PLM software and service providers, and anyone who wants to learn more about materials and PLM.

During the webinar attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the topics discussed. To find out more, visit: To register for the webinar visit:

About CIMdata

CIMdata, a leading independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterprise’s ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Since its founding in 1983, CIMdata has delivered world-class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods on PLM solutions. These solutions incorporate both business processes and a wide-ranging set of PLM-enabling technologies.

CIMdata works with both industrial organizations and providers of technologies and services seeking competitive advantage in the global economy. In addition to consulting, CIMdata conducts research, provides PLM-focused subscription services, and produces several commercial publications. The company also provides industry education through PLM certificate programs, seminars, and conferences worldwide. CIMdata serves clients around the world from offices in North America, Europe, and Asia- Pacific. To learn more about CIMdata’s services, visit our website at, follow us on Twitter:, or contact CIMdata at: 3909 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA, Tel: +1 734.668.9922. Fax: +1 734.668.1957; or at Oogststraat 20, 6004 CV Weert, The Netherlands, Tel: +31 (0) 495.533.666.
Cheryl Peck