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Proplanner's PLM-Manufacturing software solution streamlines New Product Introduction and greatly increases accuracy and efficiency.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Ames, IA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2002
  • Employees 15
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Company Summary

Proplanner’s Assembly Planner system integrates data from Product Engineering to that of Manufacturing/Enterprise Resource Planning (MRP/ERP) in order to reduce the time to bring New and Modified products into production over 50% faster, 98% accurate and which use 15-50% less direct labor. . Our customers include global manufacturers such as Honda, Nissan, Chrysler, Case New Holland, CAT, Deere, Electrolux, Oshkosh, BAE, Samsung, Intel....


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    Dave Sly

    Dave Sly is the founder of Proplanner and past founder and President of Cimtechnologies Corp which was sold to EAI in 1997. Dave has an BS/MS/PhD in Industrial Engineering, an MBA and is a registered Professional Engineer in Iowa. Dave is a part-time Professor at ISU, and has been commercializing Industrial Engineering software applications consistently and profitably since 1987.

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    Helena Poist

    Helena Poist brings 30 years of marketing experience to the company. Helena was Chief Operating Officer and Director of Marketing and Sales of Cimtechnologies for 4 years. During this time, Helena learned the processes of developing, marketing, and selling software-planning tools to industrial engineers. Later, as Director of Marketing of a company called Palisade Systems, Helena gained valuable experience in leveraging the business potential