Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle
Management (PLM) software, today announced that Fujifilm’s Medical Systems
Business Division, a global provider of diagnostic imaging and information
systems for healthcare facilities, has selected Aras Innovator® as the
Quality Management system platform for product realization of the company’s
medical products and equipment across global design, production and

Working with Hitachi Systems, an Aras Certified Partner for implementation,
Fujifilm has planned a phased deployment of Aras with the Minerva Medical
Device PLM solution to support the Quality Management System, assure
regulatory compliance and improve operational efficiency. The solution is
planned to roll out at multiple locations.

After an extensive PLM evaluation process, Fujifilm selected Aras Innovator
with the Minerva Medical Device PLM solution due to:

  • Comprehensive functionality for engineering, manufacturing, quality andcompliance for medical devices
  • Platform flexibility to comply with global regulations
  • Ease of integration and federation with existing information systems
  • Subscription that includes upgrade services for predictable ownershipcost

“With Aras, Fujifilm will have access to more modern technology with
greater flexibility to adapt to the global regulatory landscape,” said
Peter Schroer, CEO of Aras. “And together, our partners Hitachi Systems and
Minerva bring decades of medical devices expertise for a successful
deployment now and into the future.”

About FujiFilm

Fujifilm was established in 1934 to domestically manufacture photographic
films. It became Fujifilm Holdings Corporation in 2006 under a new
consolidated management structure. Fujifilm is a global leader in providing
solutions to a broad spectrum of industries, including: “Imaging solutions”
through photo-related products and services; “Information solutions”
offering products, materials and services in such leading-edge fields as
medical, graphic arts, and LCD fields; and “Document solutions” provided by
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. through such products as photo copiers and digital
printing systems. For more information, visit:

About Hitachi Systems

Hitachi Systems supports the business growth of its customers by offering
genuine one-stop services across the IT lifecycle, from system consulting
to system construction, installation, operation, and maintenance. Areas of
expertise include cloud technology, system construction, outsourcing,
systems operation and maintenance, and IT environment building. For more
information, visit:

About Aras

We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global
businesses with complex products and processes. Resilient PLM platform
technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and upgradable for the
world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide
complete functionality for the business of engineering. Customers include
Airbus, GE, Hitachi, Honda, Huntington Ingalls, Kawasaki, Motorola and
XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass.
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