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Aras to Present at CMII 2012 International Conference

Presentation Explores Challenges and Solutions for Systems Engineering when Requirements Span an Integrated Multi-Discipline Configuration

Andover, MASS. and Munich, Germany – September 20, 2012 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that the company will present at the Institute for Configuration Management’s 2012 International CMII Symposium. Drawing attendees worldwide, CMII is a leading global event for configuration management and business process improvement professionals. Marc Lind, Aras SVP of Global Marketing, will Present “Integrated Requirements Management for Systems Engineering.”

The 25th Annual CMII World Conference takes place October 8 and 9 at The Orleans Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Celebrating 25 years of excellence, the theme for the 2012 conference is “Proven Strategies and Practical Workshops.”

Marc Lind from Aras will present on Tuesday, October 9th, at 10:15am. Mr. Lind’s presentation will explore the challenges and risks of systems engineering where requirements span a cross discipline configuration including mechanical, electrical, wiring, software, firmware and other related items, and explain how to break down the barriers and manage complexity for 21st century product development.

Aras is CMII certified with a 4 star rating by the Institute for Configuration Management delivering industry best practices for corporate confidence and CMII success. CMII-embedded processes enable Aras users to manage information across the product lifecycle to reduce costs, drive quality and improve profitability. To learn more and register for the CMII Conference visit

About Aras
Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass For additional information visit or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm