“Innovation is change that unlocks new value.” – Jamie Notter

Design engineers are consistently pushing for a better final product

Design engineers are consistently pushing for a better final product – which is intended to be greater than the sum of the parts. The parts (and/or materials) are critical and cannot be overlooked.

Just as information is managed on a supplier (e.g., payment information, contracts, performance information), information has to be managed on a part. Further, these information sets and processes are not mutually exclusive. 

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Our customers depend upon a system of intelligence that manages relationships where supplier and part intersect.

  • Does your sourcing team have all necessary part information handy in order to optimize the sourcing process and/or final decision?
  • As you transition from design, through sourcing, to quality, does key part information follow the engagement throughout the lifecycle (e.g., “safety” tagged parts are triggered to go through requalification annually)?
  • Do you know how suppliers perform based on the various parts they supply – and whom to include in future engagements?

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ASTRAS offers full Supplier Information Management to help you efficiently onboard suppliers (whether new, or a new engagement), maintain accurate and timely supplier data, improve compliance, and ensure auditability of the entire supplier relationship.



Dynamic Data Structure

So that you can define any meta data information necessary based on the uniqueness of the part.


So that you can maintain a seamless flow of information from PLM through ERP

Document Management

So that internal stakeholders can access all necessary documentation, whether CAD/CAM files or deviation requests.

Integrated Strategies

So that you can set strategies, that define direction, goals, roles/permissions, approvals, budgets, order of priority, acceptable bidders, and more.

"More effective sourcing. Faster tool/part readiness. Mitigate supply chain risk."

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Part/Item Mgmt

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Benefit From:

  • Lowering process costs by up to 80%
  • More effective sourcing events
  • Shortened cycle time to part qualification
  • Strong compliance
  • Increased supplier collaboration
  • Reduced supplier and part risk
  • Complete visibility, across functions
  • Assurance that your processes and best practices are followed every time
Allocation Clients Include The BMW Group
Allocation Clients Include Siemens
Allocation Clients Include Magna
Allocation Clients Include Schmitz Cargobull