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Strategies for Profitable Growth: Chemical Industry
You may have survived the slowdown of the last few years, but you must still find new growth opportunities to stay competitive. However, you can only cut so

implementing plm for it industry  top-line growth by collaborating; implementing customer, product, and segment analytics; and pricing optimization   TO STAND STILL IN TODAY’S WORLD IS TO FALL BEHIND   THE ROAD TO PROGRESS The business processes and information systems throughout your company were developed over decades, and many of them are undoubtedly “entrenched.” Reengineering them to take advantage of industry-leading practices won’t happen overnight, and will require a strong commitment at the highest levels. But there is

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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