Bring Order to Chaos

Office Connector extends the benefits of PLM to Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Users can manage documents while working within the familiar, easy to use Microsoft environment. Additionally, Office Connector provides administrators with capabilities for document control, security, naming, templates and more.

Key Features

  • Document lifecycle status management, versioning and user access control
  • Document classification based on document type
  • Automatic document numbering and naming
  • Document linking to related items like parts and projects
  • Bi-directional property mapping between Aras and inside document text
  • Viewables automatically created for Visual Collaboration

Document Management Using Microsoft Office Connector

Watch a demonstration of the business requirements for document management, how Aras Office Connector supports those requirements, and also see some customer examples of Office Connector in action.


  • Easy access across the enterprise to critical documents reduces unnecessary errors and delays
  • Supports global product development and supply chain collaboration strategies
  • User authentication and access management increases control over critical intellectual property
  • Ability to include Office documents in all PLM processes increases engineering efficiencies
  • Ease of use ensures rapid adoption

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