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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Selects Aras PLM
Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI) has selected Aras as its enterprise product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. KHI will leverage Aras Innovator as a

alternative energy source  mere open source PLM alternative (for tinkering companies) to a full-fledged fierce competitor, possibly even as a corporate standard.

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ERP for the Utilities Industry

Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet management, maintenance management, GIS, AMR, financials, and human resources, among others. 

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