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Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary
For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI

fms en plm  PDM 3.1% 2.9% 4.4% FMS 2.9% 3.1% 1.5% Mobile management/wireless 2.9% 2.6% 4.4% Online sellling 2.7% 3.1% 0.0% TMS 2.5% 2.6% 1.5% Asset management/CMMS 2.5% 2.4% 2.9% MRP II 2.3% 2.4% 1.5% PLM 2.1% 2.4% 0.0% SCM 2.1% 2.2% 1.5% Online purchasing 1.0% 1.2% 0.0% Other 8.0% 7.4% 11.8% None 7.4% 6.2% 14.7% MPI Alert: Considerable resources, both capital and human, are being poured into equipment and information technology upgrades. But manufacturers must remember that there are no silver bullets, and that

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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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