Management

Taming the File Flood

28 Apr, 2006 By: Michelle Nicolson

Avionics manufacturer uses PLM to tap into the vast resources of its own company files, saving millions


Success Story
 

CMC Electronics has a long history of working on big projects for big customers. A producer of commercial and military avionics products, the company serves some very large manufacturers, such as Boeing, and government agencies, including the U.S. Marines and Army.

When the company found itself adopting ever more technological tools in the 1990s, particularly CAD systems, big projects for big clients generated a lot of files to keep organized. As the company grew, so did the number of files. In need of a filing system that could keep up with the demanding pace, CMC Electronics began looking for a PLM (product lifecycle management) system. Read more >>p>

  

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