Aras Innovator integration for PTC Creo Elements/Direct

A good integration between your Aras Innovator and Creo Elements/ Direct systems is a prerequisite to support efficient engineering processes.

XPLMs integration platform not only provides this capability, but enhances the collaborative performance across your organization and increases the opportunity for design innovation.  Data structures in both  Aras Innovator and Creo Elements/ Direct are integrated, providing the ability for the bi-directional exchange of documents, CAD files, BOMs, parts (material masters), classification, item status and much more. Furthermore, the Integration Platform is fully customizable, easing the challenges of installation and reducing the total cost of ownership, including maintenance costs.

Main features

The XPLM integration platform manages relevant MCAD system- and process data in the PLM system, using standardized functions:

  • Search function in PLM, directly from CAD
  • Management of complexes CAD structures
  • Load, check-out and check-in directly from CAD
  • Actualization of PLM attributes directly from CAD
  • Release and make changes in the middle of existing PLM workflows
  • Synchronization of articles and part data
  • Batch-controlled conversion and mass-change of data
  • Creation and comparison of part lists

Key benefits

  • Interact with the PLM system directly from your MCAD application
  • Avoid redundancies by using only one source system
  • Save time and eliminate sources of error through automated data exchange processes
  • Use standardized XPLM Integration Platform functions and add customer-specific processes at any time
  • Benefit from easy extensibility in data and processes
  • Achieve complete traceability through your product development process with the XPLM Integration Platform