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keytech and Lino Invest in their Yearlong Partnership

Recklinghausen, Germany — May 11th, 2015. PLM and DMS supplier keytech from Recklinghausen and Product Configuration and Design specialist Lino from Mainz strengthen their existing, close partnership.

keytech Software GmbH is a manufacturer and supplier of both product lifecycle management (PLM) and Document Management Systems (DMS). Users can increase profitability and productivity in each phase of the product life cycle with the integration of all leading CAD and ERP systems.

Lino designs integrated sales, projection and product development processes for companies with complex requirements based on the Tacton configure, price, quote (CPQ) system. The Tacton configurator supports the sales and order history as well as techniques for customer-specific and modular product development.

Modern data management is essential due to increasing quality requirements from companies. Companies can only achieve optimal performance and data security with a good and future-proof IT solution. SolidWorks users can achieve a seamless integration of various systems like CAD and ERP with keytech and TactonWorks, the SolidWorks direct integration of the Tacton configurator. With keytech PLM companies can manage and control all work processes, from the first product design, through the engineering of different versions, the re-use of models right through planning and execution of complete projects in your company. TactonWorks is typically used to automate the engineering of assemblies and is an important component of the Lino® 3D layout; Lino’s own sales solution for simple and fast creation of 3D floor plans for complex machines and equipment.

Both companies work closely together and not just because of the deep integration of both systems mentioned. Both companies are also very happy to take part in and support events such as keydays or The Design and Sales Automation Conference taking place on June 10th and 11th 2015 at the Dorint Hotel Pallas in Wiesbaden.

“We hope to provide both existing and new customers a lasting benefit with our active partnership with the integration and interface of the Tacton Configurator within the keytech PLM world. Besides the technical aspects, the personal relationship to the Lino Team played a large role in the existing customer solution. You do business with people and we have known each other a long time and have the same goals, to provide our customers with the best solutions,” explains Frank Schlupp, CEO of keytech Süd GmbH.

“keytech is supporting this year’s Design & Sales Conference 2015 and is represented as a Technology and Business Partner at the accompanying show,” says Rüdiger Dehn, CEO of Lino GmbH, and says further, “Many mutual customers can generate enormous competitive advantage and considerable short cuts in time and cost in there sales and product development processes. With our partnership with keytech and the integration of keytech PLM with our configuration portfolio we see an important building block in updating our business success.”