As the nature of product development shifts to keep up with the pace of global innovation, manufacturers must understand that using the wrong tools can cripple a company's ability to innovate and deliver quality products on time.
This whitepaper provides an overview of manufacturing tools like mechanical computer aided design (MCAD), product data management (PDM), electronic design automation (EDA) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) and describes how to bridge the gap between engineering and manufacturing.
Download this whitepaper and learn:
- The limitations and risks of managing your bill of materials (BOM) with the wrong tool
- The difference between PDM and PLM systems and the benefits of using both
- Efficient ways to share product data with internal team members and external partners
With the Cloud, I give access to my supply chain partner anywhere in the world and within one day they are in the system.
— Jeff Sinn, Manager of Document Control
About Arena Solutions
Arena pioneered cloud PLM applications. The company’s products, including BOMControl, PartsList and PDXViewer, enable engineering and manufacturing teams and their extended supply chains to speed prototyping, reduce scrap, and streamline supply chain management. Arena cloud PLM applications simplify bill of materials and change management for companies of all sizes, and offer the right balance of flexibility and control at every point in the product lifecycle—from prototype to full-scale production. Based in Foster City, Calif., Arena holds a spot on the San Francisco Business Times for ‘Best Places to Work’ in 2013.