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ACD Selects Omnify Empower PLM Solution for Product Lifecycle Management

Sep 28, 2011

ACD, a leading supplier to the electronics industry, announces that it has selected the Omnify Empower PLM solution from Omnify Software, a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for electronic, medical, mechanical, and defense manufacturers. ACD adopted the Empower PLM solution to address its product development needs.

The company will use the software to develop all design changes and manage product lifecycle. With Empower PLM in place, ACD will replace manual processes with a more disciplined and automated approach for managing customer inputs, controlling revision levels, and coordinating department efforts to further streamline its process and ensure that customers receive a high-quality product in a timeframe that meets or exceeds their expectations.

“ACD is dedicated to providing Tier 1 support, while maintaining the customer service of a regional EMS supplier. While ACD has always offered fantastic customer service, the purchase of the Omnify solution completes our offering of Tier 1 style qualifications,” commented W. Scott Fillebrown, President & CEO of ACD.

“We are very excited to have ACD as part of our growing customer base,” stated Jack Rowntree, COO for Omnify Software. “Implementing a PLM solution to enhance their product design and development processes exemplifies ACD’s focus on truly being an extension of their customers’ product development team. We look forward to working with them to enhance collaboration with their customers by eliminating the constraints of manual processes and enabling them to electronically communicate product data.”
The Omnify Empower PLM solution provides a single, secure location to manage the complete product record including component data, bill of material, engineering change, document, project, quality/CAPA and training records information. The Omnify PLM solution is quick to implement, easy to use, and provides an open integration platform for direct interfaces to existing engineering and business environments. By offering visibility into the entire product development process, Empower PLM helps to speed up product development cycles, improve innovation and deliver significant cost-savings. For more information about Omnify Software’s Omnify Empower PLM, visit

Founded in 1984, ACD’s services comprise complete board layout services, ATE engineering services, DFM/DFA capability, printed circuit fabrication, component procurement, SMT and thru-hole mixed technology assembly, box build, rework, X-Ray, flying probe and functional test, and development.

Omnify Software, the leading provider of business-ready Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, helps OEMs shorten development cycles, accelerate product innovation and improve bottom-line profitability.  Omnify's commitment to customer success has resulted in a unique solution that is quick to implement, easy to use, and provides an open integration platform built on the Microsoft .NET Framework. Omnify is well-known for superior customer service, delivering outstanding training, development and support with a team of experienced technology professionals.

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