Software Supports Digital Thread and Model Based Enterprise Initiatives for Manufacturers
Razorleaf Corporation, a leading PLM consulting and systems integrator, has announced the launch of CLOVER CollectIT, a web-based file management application that allows users to extract, package, and securely distribute any type of PLM file and data across any organization.
“Sharing technical data with clients and suppliers is mission-critical for success in today’s fast-paced digital world,” says Tom Gill, PLM Enterprise Value & Integration Practice Manager, CIMdata. “Razorleaf’s CollectIT addresses this need for manufacturers. The software makes it easy to find, collect, and manage the information needed to compile technical data packages (TDPs) even if you are a non-PLM expert. CIMdata is impressed with the variety of use cases CollectIT supports and believes it will speed up process efficiency resulting in time savings and higher quality.”
CollectIT is vendor-neutral software that utilizes Razorleaf’s CLOVER technology, a communications hub enabling the exchange of Product Lifecycle Management data and processes between applications across systems, vendors, or domains – benefits that support a Digital Thread foundation in a Model Based Enterprise (MBE).
The new software offers users the ability to select and share part and BOM (Bill of Materials) representations, 2D drawings, 3D CAD files, and other technical documents associated with the creation of a project, product, or part. The software extracts and consolidates files and data stored in PLM into user-readable file packages that can be shared with employees, suppliers, and clients, ensuring access to accurate and current information.
“Razorleaf developed CollectIT to help manufacturing organizations eliminate the inefficiencies of traditional manual methods of extracting and distributing files and data, so non-PLM users can have access to the most current information internally and across the extended enterprise,” says Razorleaf CEO Eric Doubell. “Some of our early studies showed the software can reduce the time spent compiling TDP outputs by days or weeks. CollectIT helps clients get to market faster while reducing costs and improving productivity. Razorleaf continues to develop innovative products that increase ROI and deliver a real competitive advantage.”
CollectIT navigates through the full BOM hierarchy, including related items, to automate the manual extraction process for creating Bid Packages, Product Specifications, End Item Data Packages (EIDPs), and TDPs. The MIL-STD-31000B template is provided to support Government and MBE standards.
Razorleaf, founded in 2000, are focused on assisting manufacturing organizations connect products and processes across the digital enterprise to drive more value from the innovation process across the United States and Europe.
For more information: www.razorleaf.com