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Proplanner Process Engineering & Management Suite
Proplanner provides solutions that help industrial, manufacturing, and process engineers bring new and modified products to production. Proplanner provides

autocad layout drawing  spaghetti diagramming integrated with AutoCAD, layout drawing management, BOM management, product/process charting (including value stream maps), manufactured costing, FMEAs, ergonomic assessment, and product/process reconciliation. Proplanner can be deployed via the Internet, on an in-house Intranet or client-server solution, and customers can purchase the software or subscribe.

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