Alventive to Provide Viasystems Group, Inc. with Design Collaboration Services.Business Editors
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Alventive's Collaborative Design Technology Enables EMS Provider
to Reduce Time to Market and Build Strategic Partnerships
Alventive, Inc., an innovator of collaborative design software, today announced that Viasystems Group, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :VG), a leading worldwide independent provider of electronics manufacturing services Electronic manufacturing services (EMS) is term used for companies that design, test, manufacture, distribute and provide return/repair services for electronic component and assemblies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). (EMS), has selected Alventive to provide design collaboration Working together on a project. See collaborative software. solutions. Viasystems will use these solutions to collaborate with its extended supply chain around product design to improve its ability to provide quality products and services to the telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications. and networking industries.
Viasystems operates 34 manufacturing facilities located in nine countries and provides a wide spectrum of capabilities and services ranging from design, production and assembly of electronic devices to testing and after sale support. Viasystems selected Alventive's PreSourcing Collaboration and Quick Collaboration solutions to communicate more effectively with its customers, improve the ability to select the most appropriate suppliers, source custom or non-standard parts, and track and manage the entire product collaboration in a systematic way.
"Our goal is to provide our customers with the most complete and technologically advanced global supply of EMS solutions," said Klaus Schnurr, CIO CIO: see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
(Chief Information Officer) The executive officer in charge of information processing in an organization. , Viasystems Group, Inc. "To meet this goal, we need to effectively leverage our supply chain's intellectual capital and engage all participants across the globe. Alventive's Collaborative Design Solutions enable us to do this."
Alventive Collaborative Design Solutions encourage greater supplier participation in the new product innovation process. The company's approach enables the formation of online collaborative product communities that bring manufacturers, their internal departments and their suppliers together in an environment that focuses on new products and encourages innovation by all members of the extended team.
"Alventive's solutions are a perfect addition to Viasystem's current offerings," said David Tiley David Tiley (born 1960) is a convicted British murderer.
He murdered his disabled fiancee Susan Hale and, a week later, her carer Sarah Merritt at Ms Hale's flat in Southampton in March 2007. Susan was last seen alive on 5 March and their bodies were found on 15 March. , president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Alventive, Inc. "Our philosophy about engaging the supply chain earlier in the product design process mirrors that of Viasystem's, and we are excited to be a part of its continued leadership in the EMS industry."
About Viasystems Group, Inc.
Viasystems Group, Inc. is a leading global EMS provider with more than 24,000 employees and 34 manufacturing facilities in nine countries, supplying customers in the telecommunications, networking, automotive and consumer electronics industries. Viasystems is listed in the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
World's largest marketplace for securities. The exchange began as an informal meeting of 24 men in 1792 on what is now Wall Street in New York City. , trading under the symbol "VG."
Alventive enables the creation of online collaborative product communities that bring manufacturers and members of extended supply chains together to participate early in the innovation of new products. Using Alventive Collaborative Design Solutions, companies can unleash the supply chain's intellectual capital to deliver market-relevant products faster, and at lower cost. Alventive is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and Canada. For additional information, please contact Alventive at 1-888-273-3393 or www.alventive.com.