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Aras provides the most powerful low-code PLM platform with applications to design, build, and operate complex product Lifecycle. Aras helps customers to enable end-to-end Digital Transformation in NPD (New Product Development) phase. Its model-based technology enables quick adoption of customers’ Business Processes and brings ROI faster. Its flexible and Service Oriented Architecture enables it to connect with other enterprise software like ERP and CAD Systems seamlessly; which helps to build connected systems inside the organization.

Headquartered in Andover, USA, Aras supports more than 350 global multinational customers and over 250,000 users. Aras customers include Airbus, Audi, GE, GM, Honda, Kawasaki, and Microsoft.

ARAS Innovator Capabilities

Bill of Materials, Parts & SKUs

  • Manage multi-level BOMs across the lifecycle
  • Version and revision of BOMs, parts, SKUs, and related documents & files
  • Indented product structure includes parts, assemblies, sourced components, and more

Enterprise Change Management

  • Graphical online business process workflows streamline change control
  • Identify affected items for impact analysis
  • Certified CM2 principles for configuration and change management are embedded

Classification Driven Parts & Documents

  • Properties determined by classification
  • Class properties inherited hierarchically
  • Extend classification structures for unique requirements

Requirements Management

  • Requirements versioning in documents, chapters, and content
  • Change management workflows include impact analysis with requirements and PLM items
  • Trace matrix for closed loop validation


  • Define preferred suppliers on a part-by-part basis
  • Designate probationary and disqualified suppliers
  • Include certification status and vendor performance

Dashboards, Scorecards & Reports

  • Display graphical KPI metrics
  • Standard one-click reports provide status
  • Create custom scorecards and dashboards
  • Configure new reports without special knowledge or training with Aras’ easy to use Self-Service Reporting capability.

Quality Management

Aras Quality Management application can help you to reduce risk, simplify quality process compliance, and improve productivity

Digital Twin Core

Create, manage, and sustain context for any use case. Digital Twin Core enables the modeling, adapting, and extending of configurations for any asset, system of assets, in any industry

Simulation Management

Managing simulation in the Digital Thread with Aras uniquely connects inputs, processes, and results to an accurate, traceable record of the product’s configuration.

Aras Innovator Features

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, and 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 are also available, including integrations.

  • 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 streamline change requests, assessments, and orders and ensure 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 Innovator Benefits

Easy-to-use software that will adapt to your business process

Powerful Ease of Use

Simplified user experience in a clean and modern HTML5 browser interface makes PLM more productive and approachable for everyone.

Adaptable Business Processes

Advanced PLM platform technology delivers a new level of flexibility, scalability, and extensibility to support global competitive practices.

Enterprise Capabilities

An open architecture features web services APIs for robust integration and federation to complement and extend existing systems.

Complete PLM Suite

A Series of out of the box applications provide full enterprise PLM functionality

Proven Results

Used in 140+ countries by global companies including GE, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, and many more.

Subscription Model

Eliminates PLM license fees for a lower cost of ownership, faster time to value and a more balanced relationship