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Product Lifecycle Management

 CRI combines industry leadership, high-performance computing, and advanced thermal and mechanical design techniques to deliver reliable, rugged standards-based, and custom embedded computing solutions for OEMs,
systems integrators, and application providers. From rugged COTS products to build-to-print and design / build products, CRI is committed to building products that achieve a superior balance between standard commercial technology and ruggedness to keep mission-critical applications available in the most demanding environments.

CRI presents customers with the distinct advantages of a complete PLM platform for managing products from Concept to Completion and across the spectrum of People, Processes, and Technology.


A product lifecycle faces many challenges when integrating various designs, components, processes, and stages. Integration and life cycle challenges are further complicated when the technology advances have not yet reached maturity in the markets requiring state-of-the-art rugged technology.  In today's competitive world, it is necessary for every manufacturer to shorten the concept-to-market cycle, reduce product lifecycle costs, and improve ROI.  CRI is an innovator in Product Lifecycle Management for rugged and build-to-print products.




CRI offers a solution for managing and sharing information from every phase in a product lifecycle. We make the best use of all the data and knowledge gathered from concept through to manufacturing and beyond.




CRI’s PLM adds business value at every stage of the product lifecycle. The PLM platform allows all stakeholders to participate in the earliest stages, which can determine up to 80 percent of a product's development cost as well as the availability and long term support cost. CRI’s PLM platform delivers a number of benefits to our customers during the product introduction phase of the lifecycle, through end of life product phase out, and disposal.




Reduced time to market

Improved product quality

Reduced prototyping costs

Savings through the re-use of original data

A framework for product optimization

Reduced waste

Savings through the complete integration of engineering workflows

Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

Higher Return on Investment (ROI)




Compress the time-to-market cycle.

Catch design flaws before they result in costly manufacturing setups.

Draw on new sources of product knowledge.

Improve supply chain efficiencies for long-term support.

Ensure sustainability and support throughout product lifecycle.


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Product Lifecycle Management

Improving Business Value

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