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Their solution featured a deeper and wider level of out-of-the-box functionalities for our industry than we had seen with any other vendor

Valtronic Selects Minerva PLM to implement industry best practices

Seeking a solution to optimize the digital thread across the company, Valtronic selects Minerva PLM, powered by Aras to boost future growth 

AARHUS, DENMARK – October 23rd, 2020 

Minerva today announced that Valtronic, a global full-service electronic contract manufacturing company with more than 35 years of experience in Class I to III Medical Devices including active implants, has selected the PLM solution Minerva PLM, powered by Aras. Valtronic is constantly looking to optimize its way of operating and streamlining the digital thread all the way from design inputs, to design outputs, verification, and validation. 

With Minerva and Minerva PLM, ”we found a partner who had a deep understanding of the industry challenges. Their solution featured a deeper and wider level of out of the box functionalities for our industry than we had seen with any other vendor.” said Jean-Philippe Ruch, IT Director at Valtronic. “On top of that the Aras Platform underneath also provides the flexibility to support our highly specialized needs in some areas and at the same time being upgradeable”.

Establishing the digital thread across Engineering, Manufacturing and more

The Minerva PLM solution will provide an integrated environment where Engineering data (part BoM, MCAD, ECAD) will be integrated with SAP and combined with quality and regulatory information (DHF, DMR, Risk Management, QMS). All combined with strong process to enable optimized design control and configuration management across all data in the digital thread.

Valtronic is dedicated to medical devices, from design and development to manufacturing and full assembly of machines with increasing complexity. This means delivering highest quality for devices encompassing electronics, mechatronics, fluidics and software to name only a few fields of expertise. BOMs are also getting larger and more complex thus requiring optimized Product Life Cycle Management. “This matches very well with Minerva, since we want to deliver the worldwide best PLM solution for Medical Device companies” said Leon Lauritsen, VP & Partner at Minerva. He continues:

“By selecting the Minerva and Minerva PLM, Powered by Aras, Valtronic now have a partner and a solution committed to their industry which we will expand further together with the industry to continuously enhance the competitive advantage it will bring to our customers.”

Teaming up with CAD partner XPLM

An important Minerva PLM partner in the project, XPLM, will be leveraged for their expertise in integrating applications, processes, data and information to enable seamless information flow during system integrations.


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About Valtronic

Valtronic is a full-service contract manufacturer dedicated to medical devices. Worldwide companies rely on our 35+ years of experience to develop, industrialize and manufacture innovative Class II & III medical devices, including active implants. Our expertise includes turnkey devices, microelectronic assembly and miniaturization. Headquartered in Switzerland, our company spreads over three continents with sites in Switzerland, the United States and Morocco and employs more than 350 employees worldwide.

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About Minerva

With many customers worldwide, Minerva Group is one of the most flexible and fastest-growing vendors of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions globally. Our core competence of providing manufacturing organizations with tools for managing product development throughout the complete value chain supports them in their pursuit of process efficiency and flow of collaboration.

With our new PLM software solution, Minerva PLM powered by Aras, we help our clients to speed up the implementation process and provide them with the means to support their constant growth. Minerva is a Gold Certified and OEM Partner of Aras and we continue to implement and resell the Aras Innovator suite of solutions.

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