Product Lifecycle Management Center of Excellence

Product Lifecycle Management Center

The Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Center is an interdisciplinary research center at Purdue University. The center fuses the talents and resources of experts from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, the colleges of Engineering and Science and Krannert School of Management into a single focused entity that serves as an industry resource. Through research, training and implementation of product lifecycle management, the center provides its partners in business and industry with knowledge and tools to improve their bottom line. 


» Make better business decisions
» Manage prod. from concept to disposal
» Create a competitive advantage
» Keep up with the latest industry practices

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» Streamline prod. development process
» Reduce errors in manufacturing
» Create a competitive advantage
» Keep up with the latest industry practices

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Recent PLM News

PLTW Profile: Meagan Hughes Posted on: February 13, 2018

Meagan Hughes, a graduate teaching assistant in Purdue Polytechnic’s Department of Computer Graphics Technology, credits Project Lead The Way (PLTW) for sparking her interest in graphics, 3-D modeling, and coding.

Action Engineering partnership fosters Model-Based Definition, Product Lifecycle Management training Posted on: February 07, 2018

Action Engineering and the PLM Center of Excellence at Purdue University have entered into an agreement to advance Model-Based Definition (MBD) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) education for industry.

Institute for Process Excellence partners with Purdue for professional education Posted on: January 30, 2018

The Institute for Process Excellence (IpX) and Purdue University announced a partnership to provide professional education certificate programs for industry clients in product lifecycle management (PLM), configuration management (CM2), and model-based definition (MBD).