Cloud-native solutions like Arena PLM bring the essential product development processes into a single platform. From design files and bills of materials (BOMs) to engineering changes, quality records, and employee training—everything is connected so that teams can collaborate and work more diligently to meet their NPDI targets.
How Arena PLM Helps:
- Streamlines product development
Automated processes and revision controls are applied to BOMs and documents to ensure that everyone is always accessing the latest product information. The ability to easily manage and track design changes, product requirements, compliance information, and team deliverables enables manufacturers to address issues quickly and launch products on schedule.
- Enhances supply chain collaboration
With direct, permissions-based access to the latest product information, suppliers are empowered to provide input and share cost-saving alternatives to help OEMs optimize designs and stay on budget.
- Aggregates entire product design
By combining sensors, software, mechanical, and electrical components into one shared system, everyone on the team can detect design errors or quality issues early on. This helps drive interoperability and ensures that customer requirements are being met prior to commercialization.
- Simplifies environmental and product compliance
Teams can electronically manage and track compliance evidence of their components for environmental regulations such as RoHS, REACH, WEEE, and conflict minerals. Integration with online component databases provides current information for electronic component market availability and compliance status.
To ensure compliance with quality systems, like ISO, Arena connects the product design and quality record in a single unified system to easily manage corrective actions, customer complaints, standard operating procedures (SOPs), employee trainings, and other quality processes while keeping product and quality teams on the same page.