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Why PLM in manufacturing? In the globally connected world of manufacturing, keeping information up to date and in sync throughout the product lifecycle – from design to manufacturing planning, to the factory floor, to maintenance – is a constant challenge for manufacturers. 

PLM in Manufacturing

Without efficient data management, communication of changes, and collaboration between domains and throughout the supply chain, your business could be at risk. Product lifecycle management (PLM) can help.

PLM of course is not new.  The technology has been around for quite a while now, and it is a key driver of digitalization and market success for product developers and manufacturers. The benefits to PLM are clear.  However, for many product manufacturers, deploying a PLM solution that must cross over multiple domains and locations, could seem to be a daunting and expensive task, something they may feel is out of reach.

What’s Changed?

A modern, comprehensive PLM solution that can address tough manufacturing challenges, without the time and expense required to deploy it, and get users up and running fast, has arrived.  Imagine the value of PLM realized in days, vs. months, with an easy-to-use, cloud environment with years of manufacturing and industry best practices built into it.  I’m happy to introduce the latest addition to the Siemens SaaS PLM offering – Teamcenter X Manufacturing.

Image shows the 3 main benefits of PLM in Manufacturing that include speed to market, reduce costs, increase margins.

Quick-start PLM in Manufacturing

Teamcenter X Manufacturing is an industry-tailored solution with built-in best practices and role-based authoring capabilities, delivered in an optimized and proven cloud environment to help you get started fast.

With Teamcenter X Manufacturing, you accelerate time to market by streamlining collaboration across manufacturing disciplines, both internal and external to your organization.  You get continuity of data, connecting suppliers and partners in a controlled environment.

You reduce risks by anticipating issues before they happen using proven, integrated manufacturing planning applications. And Siemens does the heavy lifting for you – to reduce your costs and limit your IT resource needs. This let‘s you focus on your business, for continuous manufacturing process improvement and innovation – leading to increased margins. With Teamcenter X Manufacturing, you can:

• Enable information flow across planning, simulation, and design

• Connect to manufacturing authoring applications

• Collaborate and exchange data with your suppliers and end customers

Learn More

Listen to the podcast The Impact of SaaS PLM on Automotive Manufacturing to hear more about Teamcenter X Manufacturing.

Disclaimer: I am the author at PLM ECOSYSTEM, focusing on developing digital-thread platforms with capabilities across CAD, CAM, CAE, PLM, ERP, and IT systems to manage the product data lifecycle and connect various industry networks. My opinions may be biased. Articles and thoughts on PLMES represent solely the author's views and not necessarily those of the company. Reviews and mentions do not imply endorsement or recommendations for purchase.

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