Eurostep partners with Luleå University of Technology, Stora Enso Fors Bruk, and others in a ground-breaking €35M digitalisation project

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Stockholm, Sweden – July 18, 2023: Eurostep, a leading provider of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) collaboration software solutions, is proud to announce its involvement in the Arrowhead fPVN project, a game-changing digitalisation initiative aimed at revolutionising industrial efficiency across Europe.

The project, coordinated by Jerker Delsing, Professor in Cyber-Physical Systems at Luleå University of Technology, brings together 43 partners from 12 countries. This collaboration aims to automate communication across entire production networks, with the potential to double productivity within various industries, including the car and aviation sectors and the processing industry in Europe.

“We are thrilled to be part of this visionary project,” said Sylvain Marie, Director AEC&Plant industry vertical at Eurostep. “Eurostep is dedicated to advancing digital transformation across the manufacturing industry, and our participation in the Arrowhead fPVN project reflects this commitment.”

The project is predicated on resolving communication bottlenecks between industry actors, systems, and equipment that currently require human intervention. By automating these processes, the project seeks to exploit the full potential of digitalisation in industrial Europe.

This is where Eurostep’s expertise comes into play. The company’s robust PLM software and cross-discipline collaboration tools will be invaluable in driving this digital transformation, enabling seamless communication and cooperation across multiple industrial units.

“Automation and digitalisation are no longer futuristic concepts, they are a reality that we must embrace to enhance productivity and efficiency,” said Sylvain. “We are honoured to join forces with Luleå University, Stora Enso Fors Bruk, and other esteemed partners to actualise this vision.”

The Arrowhead fPVN project aligns with Eurostep’s mission to deliver solutions that support interoperability between different systems and stakeholders while maintaining high-quality standards and reducing operational risks. The company looks forward to contributing its industry-leading solutions and expertise to this ambitious and transformative project.

About Eurostep

Eurostep delivers software and services for product lifecycle management, focusing on the exchange and sharing of data within and between enterprises. Eurostep’s flagship product, ShareAspace, is a software solution that supports collaboration across the lifecycle of products. ShareAspace is based on open standards that enable efficient information management, secure information exchange, and multi-enterprise collaboration.

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