2013-08-29 16:03:38 - Presentation will discuss the role of PLM and information technology as a critical transformational element.
CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm announces that Adrian Micu, Vice President of Engineering for CES Group, North America’s largest manufacturer of industrial and commercial heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems will make a keynote presentation at PLM Road Map™ 2013. The event, which is celebrating its 20th year, will be held in conjunction with Product Innovation Chicago on October 9 and 10.
The presentation entitled “PLM as a key Transformational tool in Engineering Excellence,” will draw on the speakers’ prior experience as the Vice President of Engineering at Whirlpool Corporation. The presentation will consider which framework is right for achieving excellence in engineering and technology and will present the key factors for success. Additionally,
the role of PLM and information technology as a critical transformational element will be discussed.
PLM Road Map at Product Innovation Chicago is the must-attend event for industry executives and PLM practitioners globally—providing independent education and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the industry germinate and take root. It is a strategic conference focused on how companies are successfully employing PLM strategies and enabling solutions to meet challenging product development, manufacturing, and deployment issues.
This year’s event will show how PLM has risen as the strategic business imperative to mediate between the many stakeholders throughout the product lifecycle, applying the appropriate technologies to support often complicated processes. Recently, new technologies, processes, and expectations have emerged or matured that threaten this dominant paradigm with extinction. For more information visit www.picongress.us/home/plmroadmap
About Adrian Micu
Adrian Micu is the Senior Engineering Leader for CES Group, responsible for ensuring the company has the strategic and operational capability in place to achieve its high growth objectives. CES Group is North America’s largest manufacturer of industrial and commercial heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, comprised of several operating business units, multiple brands, product lines and manufacturing operations. CES equipment is installed worldwide in a wide variety of buildings, supplying to the healthcare, education, entertainment, office, and data center markets.
Prior to joining CES in 2013, Adrian had a 25 year career with Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s largest appliance company. At Whirlpool he held positions of increased responsibility, the latest being VP Engineering. In this role, he led the product engineering organization for the entire company, all product categories, all brands, all regions, all markets. He was responsible for driving the transformation in engineering capability and its operational excellence. An integral part of that transformation was the use of PLM.
CIMdata, a leading independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterprise’s ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Since its founding in 1983, CIMdata has delivered world-class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods on PLM solutions. These solutions incorporate both business processes and a wide-ranging set of PLM-enabling technologies.
CIMdata works with both industrial organizations and providers of technologies and services seeking competitive advantage in the global economy. In addition to consulting, CIMdata conducts research, provides PLM-focused subscription services, and produces several commercial publications. The company also provides industry education through PLM certificate programs, seminars, and conferences worldwide. CIMdata serves clients around the world from offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. To learn more about CIMdata’s services, visit our website, www.CIMdata.com; follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CIMdataPLMNews
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