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Design to customer demand and product individualization with PLM software
Enable faster and better decisions on product design to meet highly variable and individualized customer requirements with SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) solutions.
Connect production with end-to-end process execution across the supply chain
Amplify your operation’s speed, profitability, quality, and compliance by connecting every aspect of your supply chain with product lifecycle management software.
Thorough portfolio management
Submit project proposals, prioritize them with the current portfolio, and monitor and review their progress.
Manage projects, tasks, and timelines, while identifying critical paths, assigning resources, and tracking progress.
Resource management and optimization
Optimize resource utilization by finding the right resources, checking availability, and avoiding project bottlenecks.
Product cost calculation and simulation
Support a modern approach to flexible, real-time calculations and target costing with SAP HANA.
Data modeling and extensibility
Apply custom attributes, fields, and formulas, while maintaining local master data and integrating with enterprise and Microsoft Excel software.
Comprehensive pricing features
Expand transparency by using existing cost-relevant information and calculating overhead with a choice of costing sheets.
Interface for authoring tools
Get a complete overview of required information from SAP solutions, including bills of material and material master data.
Comprehensive integration features
Accommodate different CAD system requirements and data models and benefit from high-performance file handling.
Intelligent process support
Provide a comprehensive presentation of all product development information.
Requirements acquisition and management
Boost design and development productivity by combining engineering and business data across the enterprise.
Product collaboration and enterprise visualization
Collaborate more efficiently by using tools, such as workflows, task management, built-in 3D viewer support, and refinement.
Simulation-based digital twin and virtual sensors
Perform what-if simulations to optimize services and create connected products based on IoT-enabled engineering models.
Electrical design management
Automate engineering change, validation, and approval processes to speed cycle time and improve quality and collaboration.
Bill of materials (BOM) management
Provide a complete, up-to-date source of information and ensure accurate product definitions through flexible BOM management.
Align product design and documentation with changes to reduce development time and cost and collaborate on artwork design and proofing.
Product marketability and chemical compliance
Track regulated substances, verify products for compliance requirements, and ensure compliance along the product lifecycle.
Safety data sheet and label management
Streamline component and product classification and automate safety data sheet and label creation.
Dangerous goods management
Classify dangerous goods, ensure compliance of shipments with transport regulations, and provide dangerous goods documents.
See how customers are succeeding with PLM software from SAP
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Designing in the Intelligent Enterprise
Learn how you can design for customer demand and product individualization by digitally synchronizing your supply chain.
Enhance product development with Industry 4.0
See how manufacturers are using digital technologies to improve R&D, develop intelligent products, and boost top and bottom lines.
Connect the product lifecycle across the enterprise
Manage the lifecycle of smart, connected products with digital technologies spanning across your business and extended enterprise.
Industry 4.Now with Franz Hero
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