SOURCE: Omnify Software

July 01, 2008 11:00 ET

Omnify Software Customer Wins START-IT Magazine's 2008 Technology and Business Award

Omnify Recognized as Technology Enabler Helping OEM Customer Astronics AES Improve Product Development Efficiencies

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - July 1, 2008) - Omnify Software, a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for electronic, medical, mechanical, and defense manufacturers, today announces that its manufacturing customer, Astronics AES, an electronics manufacturer for commercial and military aerospace platforms, won START-IT magazine's prestigious Technology and Business (T&B) Award. Omnify, along with technology partner Consona ERP, a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for small and midsize discrete manufacturers, were recognized as technology enablers for Astronics. All three companies were presented with the T&B award at the 11th annual awards ceremony.

The T&B Awards recognize manufacturers that have made their businesses succeed through innovation and use technology to overcome a challenge or to solve a critical business issue. Astronics AES was awarded for leveraging technology to streamline design and manufacturing processes and improve product development efficiencies. The company implemented Omnify PLM to create a centralized location to manage product data as well as automate the flow of information with their Intuitive™ ERP environment to streamline communication of information between design and manufacturing teams.

"Astronics AES is an example of a manufacturer that truly defines 'excellence in manufacturing' by having the vision to integrate their PLM and ERP solutions and maximize their technology investments," said Peggy Smedley, editorial director of START-IT. "As an enabling technology, Omnify was recognized for helping Astronics to greatly enhance their product development performance and maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace."

"Seeing our customer recognized for manufacturing success through the use of our software reinforces our commitment to providing innovative PLM technology that helps our customers achieve an optimal product development environment," said David Whitney, vice president of strategic sales for Omnify. "We are proud of Astronics' achievements and look forward to continuing to support their product lifecycle management needs."

About Omnify Software

Omnify Software, the leading provider of business-ready Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, helps OEMs shorten development cycles, accelerate product innovation and improve bottom-line profitability. Omnify's commitment to customer success has resulted in a unique solution that is quick to implement, easy to use, and provides an open integration platform built on the Microsoft .NET Framework. Omnify is well-known for superior customer service, delivering outstanding training, development and support with a team of experienced technology professionals. Omnify is acknowledged as an industry leader, winning such honors as START-IT Magazine's Hottest Companies for three consecutive years, START-IT 125 for two consecutive years, Power of Partnerships, Technology and Business, and Top 50 Technologies awards, as well as Manufacturing Business Technology's Top 40 Emerging Vendors and Kinetic Information's Process Innovation Award. For additional product information, including pricing, please call 978-988-3800, email or visit

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