What is Aras Innovator?
Aras Innovator® is a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) web-based software solution to support companies that need to manage product development, multi-site manufacturing, supply chain operations and quality compliance.
Aras provides a new value proposition to companies of all sizes for managing growing product complexity and fast changing processes.
Aras is different, so you can be different too.
By rethinking the way PLM is designed, Aras have taken a fundamentally different approach to both PLM technology and the PLM business model.
Aras recognize that every company is unique and constantly changing to grow, improve and compete. Being different is how your company innovates to differentiate itself in the marketplace.
To enable this continuous innovation, Aras focus on delivering a scalable, full-featured PLM suite with industry best practices that is significantly easier to adapt to your company’s changing business practices rather than forcing you to compromise your business to fit the software.
You can't design tomorrow's products with yesterday's technology
Future-proof your product lifecycle management with Aras Innovator and help your company handle the increasing complexity of today's products.
"We looked at other PLM/PDM products, but they would require ripping out our existing system. Aras Innovator enables us to keep the software we already have and love while exposing product data in processes across the company."
"Aras Innovator is exactly the solution I was looking for — keep SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and scale it without having to replace it."
"Together Aras Innovator and SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional provide the ideal solution for us to streamline and simplify process complexity throughout the company."
Enable your entire enterprise to share information and collaborate
New Product Development & Introduction
Organizations with complex products and processes need to manage the entire product lifecycle from concept through end of life, working across functions and supply chain partners.
- Project Portfolio — Providing visibility into projects and programs, enabling enterprise organizations to plan and manage resources, mediate risk and maximize profitability.
- Process Planning — Provides an integrated approach to managing manufacturing data and processes in PLM, bridging the gap between engineering and manufacturing with a digital thread.
- Systems Engineering — Provides management of the lifecycle of complex multi-disciplinary products from requirements, through development, manufacture and support.
Multi-CAD Data Management & Visualization
High performance MCAD/ECAD integrations and 3D/2D visualization.
- Parts — Ensure consistency of information by automatically managing relationships between part items and relevant CAD models, drawings.
- Bill of Materials — Manage complex MBOM and EBOM structures with Aras across mechanical, electronics, and software to assure consistency and control through the product lifecycle.
- PDM Integration — While Aras provides full PDM capabilities, integration with other PDM environments which manage CAD, parts, BOMs and documents is also available, including integration with SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.
- Technical Publications — Enables cross-discipline authoring, visualization, sharing and publishing of topics-based, modular documentation within a secure, managed environment.
Configuration & Change Management
Cross discipline product structure with online change workflow processes.
- Configuration Management — Aras provides a comprehensive closed-loop system using CM2 certified methods for managing the configuration of a product or system throughout its life.
- Change Management — Aras streamlines change requests, assessments, and orders and ensures visibility across disciplines and in the extended supply chain, reducing errors and avoiding delays.
- Quality — The Aras Quality Management System application provides businesses with advanced product quality planning (APQP) tools to manage risk, improve quality, and attain environmental, regulatory, safety, medical, and other forms of compliance.
Aras Services and Implementation
Want to improve your process with Aras Innovator and services from TriMech?
Aras Innovator is a commercial offering that is purchased as a subscription from TriMech to gain access to the online service. With the Aras subscription your company gets access to new releases, service packs, administrative utilities, documentation and much more, along with options for technical support from TriMech.
- Live Technical Support from our certified support team.
- Remote Support to solve your technical issue right on your machine.
- Regular Communication of software updates and technical tips and tricks.