PLM Solutions for your Engineering Processes and Systems

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Integrate the Future​​​

PROSTEP provides leading end-to-end PLM solutions across all domains and processes in the product lifecycle which includes partners, suppliers, and customers.  PROSTEP are the PLM experts in designing your PLM architecture and​ system selection.

Our consulting and solution portfolio consists of PLM implementation strategy, PLM concepts and solution architecture, and the implementation of IT and process.

PROSTEP provides benchmark and ROI-analysis, PLM landscape and complexity management, product structure and variant management.  In addition, PROSTEP is poised for digital transformation  providing PLM for IoT / Industry 4.0 Solutions helping you achieve a Digital Master / Digital Twin and Model Based Enterprise through 3D Master / Systems Engineering.  Our fully encompassing solutions leverage cross-company PLM – PLM for merger and acquisitions, joint ventures, partner and supply chain integration.

Our core solutions for PLM Migration and Integration include PROSTEP’s OpenPDM, OpenDXM GlobalX, and 3D PDF Technologies.  Our ​solutions assist in bill of material and change management, technical data packages for paper-less processes, and PLM collaboration through automated PLM data supply, PDM and CAx Data Exchange.

PROSTEP ​Products

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PROSTEP Core Solutions

  • ​PLM Migration
  • ​PLM Integration
  • ​PLM Collaboration
  • ​CAD Data Exchange
  • ​3D Visualization

PLM Migration

With the constant change and advancements of technology, PROSTEP provides you with the tools and services needed to replace old legacy systems, consolidate heterogeneous system environments, and integrate with other domains within and outside your enterprise in a secure manner.   When you are looking for PLM migration solutions, PROSTEP experts can help replace existing CAD and PLM systems or consolidate your environment by migrating the massive amounts of design data and master data. With over 20 years of experience in migrations, PROSTEP solution experts provide you with the best strategy for transferring data and helps you clean up, classify, and convert existing data to be compatible for the new system environment.

  • ​Standard transfer with development data via OpenPDM
  • Collaboration Center for integrating several partners
  • ​Concept for and implementation of OpenDXM GlobalX data exchange solution
  • Concept for and implementation of 3D PDF based exchange processes

PLM Integration

Modular and networked PLM architectures are systematically being replaced by best-in-class solutions that are equipped deal with the dynamic changing environment and process requirements. PROSTEP solution experts provide PLM integrations with the support for cross-linking PLM information residing in different environments like PLM, ALM, ERP, and SDM. As a result, our solutions provide up-to-date PLM data consistent and always available throughout the company.  PROSTEP solutions benefit your systems for the future by leveraging open industry standards such as STEP, JT, and OSLC.

  • ​Concept and implementation of the migration solution from PROSTEP – OpenPDM
  • Concept and rollout of OpenPDM as an integration platform
  • ​PLM process and interface automation
  • Operational control and evaluation of migration on the basis of predefined KPIs

PLM Collaboration

Today’s PLM environment calls for a growing need for increasingly complex collaboration requirements.  Many company regularly need to exchange data securely and connect sites or joint ventures to their own PLM systems. PROSTEP provides  you with the tools and services for a variety of collaboration scenarios including partner integrations such as

  • partnerships with development service providers or systems suppliers all of which demand different levels of data process integration
  • integration of joint ventures with the ability to provide partners with the development data they need to perform their duties while simultaneously protecting your own data
  • the ability to selectively extract data required for joint projects with regular synchronization intervals

CAD Data Exchange

CAD and PLM data exchange standards and requirements are becoming increasingly stringent. As a result, PROSTEP provides solutions for secure and reliable data exchange via the internet or OFTP connections. PROSTEP also provides data conversion and automates internal and cross-enterprise exchange processes.

  • ​Standard transfer with development data via OpenPDM
  • Collaboration Center for integrating several partners
  • ​Concept for and implementation of OpenDXM/GlobalX data exchange solution
  • Concept for and implementation of 3D PDF based exchange process

3D Visualization

​Digital product data and digital master integration across all phases of the product lifecycle are the precursors for a digital transformation of business processes and models. PROSTEP solution experts help you achieve a 3D master and drawingless process in order to improve the flow of information between engineering, production planning, and producting. PROSTEP is able to help you link information in different data silos. Further, as businesses become more agile, technical documentation, design reviews, and internal and external collaboration and production is available in electronic form via 3D PDF.  PROSTEP helps to establish paperless and drawingless processes with 3D models.

  • ​Develop a digital masterstrategy
  • ​Feasability studies for processes without drawings
  • Implementation of processes without drawings
  • Establishment of simulation data management
  • ​Introduction of FMI
  • Strategic consulting on system lifecycle management
  • CAD harmonization

What Do YOU Want to Accomplish?

Connect, migrate, and/or integrate PLM data with other systems.

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Our vendor neutral connectors simplify systems integration with out-of-the-box components. Easily and securely connect your PLM system to any of your other systems, including PLM, ERP, and CAD systems. With PROSTEP, you’ll be able to bridge gaps between partners, customers, and suppliers for easy collaboration.

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Securely send large CAD files between my suppliers and vendors.

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Protect and encrypt your intellectual property before it leaves your computer using our turnkey web-based portal solution. Integrate it into Outlook, your desktop, and other backend systems like PLM, ERP, and CAD. There is full transparency and auditability for compliance and other standards.

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Share product CAD data between suppliers, vendors, and customers.

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PROSTEP’s 3D PDF Technology is available on both client and server platforms. Our translation tools include features such as Digital Rights Management and integration with PLM and ERP, and the server solution is based on Adobe LiveCycle. 3D PDF Pro enhances 3D PDFs with animated illustrations.

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Who We Are

Headquarted in Darmstadt, Germany with a US subsidiary located in the hub of the US automotive industry, Birmingham, MI, PROSTEP AG and PROSTEP INC are the leading vendor-independent PLM consultants for the discrete manufacturing industry. With 250+ employees throughout and 20+ years of experience, PROSTEP specializes in PLM consultancy services and engineering solutions.

PROSTEP AG and PROSTEP INC are experts in providing leading global manufacturing companies with the support they require for designing and optimizing their internal and cross-enterprise development processes.

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