Product Lifecycle Management
& Product Data Management
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the process of managing the entire lifecycle of a product including all the data and design processes from inception to the finished product.
Product Data Management (PDM) is the process of capturing and managing information related to a product so it can be reused in business processes such as design, production, distribution, and marketing.
Our PLM & PDM Solution
We partner with PTC to deliver Windchill, PTC’s product lifecycle management and product data management software, which unites the business process and solves numerous business needs. The software acts as a central information hub that streamlines product development and facilitates easier communication among all individuals within an organization.
PTC’s Windchill provides the solution to improve collaboration across your company so that your product can be released to the market faster, with better quality, at a lower cost, and with more desirable features.
“With Windchill PDMLink we are able to reduce the amount of time engineering spends on projects by 20-25%. In many cases we have by-passed engineering. Windchill PDMLink has allowed us to execute projects at a faster cadence than before.”
-Allen Bancroft, Operations Manager, Flexicell, Inc.
“Only 80% of our engineering data was traveling through our PDM software. Since implementing Windchill, we’ve freed up 10-20% of our heavy users time.”
-Neal Clevenger, VP of Engineering, Wayne Water Systems
“We feel we have a partner in EAC, not just a consultant. EAC has learned our business and current processes and made recommendations for improvement where necessary. GSI Group is very satisfied with the services EAC has provided.”
-Jerry Held, GSI Group
“All of our data should look the same from any side of the company. That way people can get used to reading the information the same way. From engineers, to technical services, and even people in finance are using Windchill every day.”
-Vaughn McDaniel, Business Process Analyst & Business Solutions Manager, Kärcher North America
“The installation and effective use of Pro/ENGINEER and Windchill PDMLink On Demand has greatly improved efficiency and has allowed CMR to offer a wider scope of abilities to our customers.”
– CMR USA Engineering Department, CMR USA
“I am very pleased with the level of commitment and dedication that EAC has shown throughout our project. From the beginning of exploring our options of a PDM solution that would work best in our environment, EAC provided the value and confidence that was needed to allow Brinly-Hardy to improve its Product Development processes. They have the knowledge and experience necessary to get the job done. They are willing to work non-conventional hours to ensure the job is completed on time.”
-Patrick Hobbs, Product Design Engineer, Brinly-Hardy, Co.
“With Windchill PDMLink we have been able to reduce the amount of time that our engineers spend searching for product data. What used to take minutes to complete now takes only seconds.”
-Gary W., CAD Services Manager, IMMI
“EAC provided a professional SOW and a technically competent team to both define scope of work and execute the installation of our Windchill PDMLink system.”
-Greg Starr, Engineering Resource Manager, USSI
“Paperless [with Windchill] provides access on the floor which has increased accuracy and quality that will give us the competitive advantage we were looking for.”
–Darin Virnig, Engineering & Production Manager, Virnig Manufacturing
“It has made my life easier. We just added yet another designer and I’m not at all worried about where our data is going or what is going to happen to it.”
-Phil Minino, Engineering Manager Bazooka Farmstar
“EAC provided very competent and professional individuals both from a project management side and technically. Using EAC Windchill system as a management tool for the project was a big plus.”
-Valerian Coutinho, Systems Analyst, Accuride Corporation
“Industrial Molds chose [Windchill PDMLink] because of all the business capabilities it offers.. After talking to EAC, [we felt] they knew what our company wanted to achieve, and would stand by us every step of the way.”
-Design Engineer, Industrial Molds Group
“Windchill PDMLink has positively impacted our company. We now have better control over, and visibility into, our product data. With Windchill, all parts of the organization can access the information they need. No more time wasted sifting through paper copies of designs.”
-Robert Winter, IS Manager, Enterprise Welding & Fabrication, Inc.
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