Maserati, the Italian manufacturer of prestige automobiles, used PLM to achieve a successful launch of its MC12 automobile. PLM integrated the work of 6 different designers, each working on a different part of the car, to speed up the development process. When the designs were finalised the PLM system produced a bill of materials and a collection of parts codes which enabled the company to carefully control its communications with its suppliers. The system kept people focussed on what was needed...

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3.2.2 Develop product lifecycle &development timing target
5.2.4 Purchase materials & supplies
15.6.3 Design of products, services or processes

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