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Alex Gammelgard

Alex managed social media marketing and communications at Arena from 2011 to 2012. Although coming in fresh to the manufacturing industry, Alex is married to an engineer and is well aware of the frustrations that come with product revision and bill of materials management! Through social media, Alex was very involved with helping engineers and manufacturers solve their problems and discover new ways to move their products and business forward.

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The best of Maker Faire Bay Area 2012

Over the weekend, I got the chance to check out the Maker Faire in San Mateo, California. (If you’ve never been to Maker Faire, I’d recommend you find the festival nearest you, and make a point to go!) The two-day long festival is a mecca for makers and…

May 22, 2012

Arena BOMControl and Octopart Bring Real-Time Supplier Information to the BOM

Arena Solutions, a provider of cloud PLM applications for bill of materials (BOM) and change management, today announced a strategic partnership with Octopart, the leading electronic parts search engine, to offer Supplier Item Lookup to BOMControl customers. Supplier Item Lookup is an add-on for BOMControl that displays real-time supplier information-including datasheets, cost, availability and compliance information-alongside the parts in a BOM.

May 1, 2012