Bombardier RCS Division to Use Aras for Enterprise PLM

aras-logoANDOVER, MA & Munich, Germany, July 28, 2015 – Aras, the next leader in enterprise product lifecycle management (PLM) software, today announced that the Rail Control Solutions (RCS) division of Bombardier, the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains, has selected the Aras Innovator solution suite. Bombardier RCS will leverage Aras to streamline configuration management, change management, and compliance across the supply chain.


Working with Aras gold certified partner Minerva, Bombardier RCS will implement Aras Innovator to consolidate data across sites and streamline the related processes.

“We are excited to implement Aras Innovator,” said Patrik Höglund, program manager at Bombardier RCS. “The ArasInnovator suite is fast to implement and has the flexibly to address our broad and evolving requirements.”

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014,Bombardier posted revenues of $20.1 billion. For more information please visit

“As Bombardier RCS continues to drive the evolution of mobility, the complexity of configuration & change management and compliance processes requires the flexibility, scalability and resilience only found in the Aras PLM platform technology,” said Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras.

About Minerva

Founded in 1995, Minerva specializes in the development and implementation of Enterprise solutions in both PLM and ERP. Established as Europe’s largest Aras implementation partner, Minerva offers a full range of PLM services, productivity tools, integrations and complete industry solutions. The company works closely with its customers, challenging ineffective modes of operation and providing insight and expertise to drive results and help customers reach their business objectives. For additional information visit

About Aras

Aras offers the best product lifecycle management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, MA.

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