OpenBOM, a leading SaaS PLM Digital Network Platform, announced the availability of OpenBOM’s advanced Bill of Materials functions using a new OpenBOM extension for Onshape assembly. This release brings the power of OpenBOM to the Onshape engineering community via the recent release of the Onshape application extension mechanism.
Cloud platforms and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions have already changed many of the conditions for modern product development work—and are expected to bring even more changes in the future.
PTC announced that Arena, the company’s cloud-based PLM application, is linked to Onshape, its cloud-based CAD application, with a new product called, logically enough, the Connection.
Manufacturing companies are under significant pressure to transform their operations to stay competitive. Digital transformation is the ultimate way to change companies’ processes and to switch from outdated document-driven processes to connected data-driven processes.