openPLM is the first genuine product oriented open source PLM.

From now on, for business or at home, open source solutions are recognized at the sides of proprietary solutions and constantly increase their market share

Now, these solutions (OpenOffice, CAELinux, ...) invest the area of product development tools. It is riding the tide of History.

openPLM opens the way and offers a secure, open and flexible solution for product data structure and management purpose for all business areas, for all business process, for all expected functions, for all applications (open source or proprietary).

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openPLM :

  • can easily dialog with lot of open source and proprietary solutions (, Mail User Agents, project management softwares, pdf maker, collaborative tools, ERP, …) and collect heterogeneous data.



Open source advantages :

  • Based on standards,
  • Open Plateform(s),
  • Flexible,
  • Secure,
  • Free licence.
What the open source is ?
A product oriented Product Lifecycle Management (or PLM) unifies all activities of the company in an ECM which structures data around the product.

ECM advantages :

  • Accelerate information exchanges,
  • Reduce time necessary for development,
  • Reduce information losses (one "master" document in one single place),
  • Improve process efficiency,
  • Reduce misunderstandings,
  • Improve quality
What an ECM is ?

Advantages to be structured around the product :

  • We can find out documents more easily,
  • All company activities are structured around the same frame of reference,
  • Full tracability of each product, from its early development to the end of the support, is ensured,
  • openPLM reduces develpment costs,
  • openPLM accelerates developments (Time To Market),
  • openPLM improves quality.
Structured around the product ?


  • For users :
    • Search based on type, reference and revision
    • Search on attributes
    • Navigation / surf using links between objects
    • Parts creation and modification
    • Documents creation and modification
    • Electronic signature for objects
    • Objects revisions management
    • History safeguarding of each object
    • BOM creation and edition (Part-Part links)
    • Part-Document links creation
    • Part-User and Document-User links creation and modification (owner, signer, notified links)
    • User-User links creation and modification (rights delegation is possible)
    • Check-in / Check-out / Download of all kind of files
  • For administrators :
    • All types under Part can be adapted following company needs
    • All types under Document can be adapted following company needs
    • Attributes of each type can be modified
    • Lifecycles and electronic signatures can be modified
    • Tracability level can be adapted
    • All functions required by the company can be adapted, modified or created


  • For users :
    • Plain text research based on the uploaded files content and metadata
    • Navigate ergonomy to be improved
    • Lifecyles and electronic signatures to be improved
    • Tasks modification and creation
    • Project creation and edition (Task-Task link)
    • Management of QMS (Quality Management System) process
    • More and more plugins (CAELinux ?, Kicad?, Gimp ?, Ms-Office ?, AutoCAD ?, SolidWorks ?, ... Every suggestions are welcome !)
  • For administrators :
    • Users management to be improved
    • Decentralized and redundant storage of files
    • Get metadata and files for use of clients in autonomous mode