Arena Solutions Named One of the “Hottest” Companies of 2006 by START-IT Magazine
Company recognized for its rapid customer adoption and innovative on-demand business model
Foster City, Calif., August 2, 2006 — Arena Solutions, the leading provider of on-demand product lifecycle management software for manufacturers of all sizes, today announced that the company has been selected one of the “Hottest” companies of 2006, as part of START-IT Magazine’s “Hottest Companies” annual award program. Arena Solutions was recognized as a “Hot” company for its innovative software-as-a-service business model and for continuing to be the fastest growing provider of on-demand PLM.
“Being named a ‘Hot’ company is a true testament of the dedication and forward-thinking technology approach toward providing manufacturers with the solutions they need to be efficient as well as competitive in today’s economy,” says John Buell, editor-in-chief of START-IT.
The Hottest Companies Award was created for software and hardware vendors that have developed innovative applications for the manufacturing industry. Nominees were asked to describe their essential product or services, what their growth record was for the last three years, what accomplishments or hurdles were overcome the past year, how their product/services is unique, and what made them stand out as “Hot” against their competitors.
“We’re honored to be named to START-IT’s annual “Hot” companies list,” said Michael Topolovac, CEO Arena Solutions. “This distinction is further testament to Arena’s commitment to delivering the manufacturing community innovative PLM solutions at a fraction of the cost and complexity of traditional client/server PLM alternatives.”
About START-IT magazine
START-IT magazine helps manufacturers take full advantage of the power of partnerships by emphasizing the importance of IT partnerships and how these partners are working together to reach their goals through the use of technology. Emphasizing the power of partnerships, START-IT is read by decision makers across all manufacturing segments as a primary source of business strategies to best take advantage of today’s technologies.
About Arena Solutions
For over a decade, Arena has been redefining PLM with a suite of cloud applications that enable engineering, manufacturing and their extended supply chains to work better together—from first prototype to full-scale production. Arena helps innovative manufacturers bring better products to market faster with cloud PLM offerings that speed prototyping, reduce scrap and help manufacturers collaborate on product changes with strategic partners across the globe.
Arena cloud PLM products simplify bill of materials (BOM) and change management, and offer manufacturers the right balance of flexibility and control—at every point in the product lifecycle. PartsList and PDXViewer are lightweight single-user applications that allow manufacturers to move quickly and efficiently while designing, documenting and sharing a prototype. When scaling to production and beyond, the Arena core application provides full PLM functionality so manufacturers can control revisions, manage the engineering change process and selectively share accurate, up-to-date BOMs with partners, suppliers and contract manufacturers.
Founded in February 2000, Arena Solutions is headquartered in Foster City, California.
To learn more about Arena Solutions:
- Visit the Arena Solutions website.
- Read the Arena blog on product design, development and manufacturing.
- Follow @arenasolutions on Twitter.
- Follow Arena on LinkedIn.