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Consumer Electronics

Next Generation PLM and QMS for Consumer Electronics

Boost new product innovation and deliver supply chain visibility, simplify engineering change management and control compliance with a 360° PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and QMS (Quality Management System) solution.

Learn how consumer electronic teams use Centric PLM™ to drive digital collaboration with one digital platform

  • Brands
  • Retailers

Centric PLM: Keep pace with new product innovation and deliver high quality products

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  • Improve Supply Chain Visibility

    Streamline sourcing requests, collaborate and co-develop with suppliers, gain early profit margin visibility and leverage buying power to drive down costs.

  • Speed Product Innovation

    Reduce time-consuming admin and connect teams to a single source of truth, increasing efficiency and collaboration to streamline product development and speed time to market.

  • Manage Quality and Compliance 

    Record compliance at every stage of product development and ensure quality standards with built-in quality control tools to safeguard and maintain brand image and reputation.

  • Orchestrate Go-To-Market Activities

    Connect sales and marketing teams, create, proof and produce all artwork and packaging in one single end-to-end PLM.

  • Drive Digital Collaboration 

    Connect multiple enterprise systems with PLM and use mobile and social tools that enable teams to work anywhere, anytime with access to real-time product data.

  • Strengthen Sustainability

    Track sustainability initiatives, analyze environmental impacts at every step of the supply chain and empower teams to take a more conscious approach to planning and sourcing.

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How does Centric PLM work for consumer electronic companies?

Centric PLM supercharges end-to-end product development efficiency and collaboration with full control over workflows, supply chains, costs and quality management through every phase of product development, in one single, digital platform.

New Product Development

Boost team collaboration to reduce bottlenecks and increase visibility to manage workflow, freeing up teams to innovate and respond to consumer demands, ensuring new product development success.

Sourcing and Supplier Collaboration

Launch and manage requests of proposal (RFPs) en masse, gain visibility over component availability and streamline collaboration via the supplier portal to oversee complex global supply chains.

Calendar Management

Closely oversee critical paths with deep visibility over the entire project schedule. Make adjustments where needed and quickly spot potential issues and setbacks to avoid damaging project delays.

Engineering Change Management and Quality

Easily deal with non-conformance products to identify and update those affected. Track product information, compliance documentation and EC orders across multiple products to ensure quality and safety.

Business Process Management and Workflows

Achieve task efficiency with Centric’s rigorous built-in workflows and streamlined communication. Work from one up-to-date data hub to eliminate version control errors and spreadsheet chaos.

Powerful Planning Tools

Create “what if” cost scenarios to gain accurate visibility over product margins early on and optimize the right mix of products across categories with comprehensive product portfolio and merchandise planning solutions.

New Product Development

Boost team collaboration to reduce bottlenecks and increase visibility to manage workflow, freeing up teams to innovate and respond to consumer demands, ensuring new product development success.

Sourcing and Supplier Collaboration

Launch and manage requests of proposal (RFPs) en masse, gain visibility over component availability and streamline collaboration via the supplier portal to oversee complex global supply chains.

Calendar Management

Closely oversee critical paths with deep visibility over the entire project schedule. Make adjustments where needed and quickly spot potential issues and setbacks to avoid damaging project delays.

Engineering Change Management and Quality

Easily deal with non-conformance products to identify and update those affected. Track product information, compliance documentation and EC orders across multiple products to ensure quality and safety.

Business Process Management and Workflows

Achieve task efficiency with Centric’s rigorous built-in workflows and streamlined communication. Work from one up-to-date data hub to eliminate version control errors and spreadsheet chaos.

Powerful Planning Tools

Create “what if” cost scenarios to gain accurate visibility over product margins early on and optimize the right mix of products across categories with comprehensive product portfolio and merchandise planning solutions.

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Manage complex supply chains and streamline quality control

Centric PLM, with a number of industry-first innovations, empowers teams to manage challenging global supply chains with tight go-to-market deadlines without compromising on quality standards. Be innovative, bring new products to market sooner and maintain brand identity and reputation.

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Curious to see how it works? Explore how Centric PLM drives consumer electronic brands and retailers to innovate with speed, collaborate effectively and manage challenging supply chains with ease.