Quantum EDS becomes UKs sole distributor for unique e-collaborative toolset

Engineering design company, Quantum EDS has signed an exclusive agreement with Netherlands-based company, Adeon Technologies BV to distribute its project content management and e-collaboration system, CXInsight throughout the UK, Ireland and Poland.

The CXInsight distribution agreement makes Quantum EDS - the sister company of specialist PCB design bureau Quantum CAD - the UKs sole reseller of this innovative system. It also means that Quantum EDS can now offer complete design solutions and help OEMs in both design and manufacturing to have full visibility and control of all product information.

Developed specifically for the electronics industry and launched in 2005, CXInsight is a unique single toolset that can offer full traceability and e-collaboration for the complete supply chain over secure Internet communication.

Managing Director, Steve Jones said: The distributorship came about because EDS sister company, Quantum CAD has been expanding rapidly and the manual processes for managing project data that we used were increasing our costs. We had to increase our efficiency and get full control over projects and collaboration with our customers. We evaluated CXInsight to determine the benefits for us, without doubt, it met and exceeded our expectations.  Were looking forward to working with our partners at Adeon in implementing this powerful system in the electronics sector.

Commenting on the distribution agreement, Jan Keijzer, managing director at Adeon said, Quantum EDS is an ideal partner for our CXInsight software.  They are leaders in their field and have an excellent reputation in the UK electronics market. The CXInsight system offers customers proven benefits in tracking and documenting the manufacturing process from suppliers, distributors, CEMs and other supply chain participants; this compliments Quantums existing product offering and customer base perfectly.

The fact that Quantum EDS sister company Quantum CAD is using CXInsight internally for their services and e-collaboration with their customers is a big plus. It shows confidence in the product, the company can demonstrate CXInsight in full operation to prospects and we get first hand new ideas from the day to day operation, Jan added.

Up to 70% of the cost of a product is determined by development not manufacturing. CXInsight helps to reduce development and operational costs and improve quality. Market research has indicated that those companies who embrace the product data management (PDM) technology consistently outperform their competitors by 22%.

Quantum EDS will be responsible for marketing the system to the three countries while, for the foreseeable future, Adeon will provide the maintenance and training.


About Quantum EDS

Quantum EDS is a knowledge based and innovation led company and proud to be an authorised CADSTAR distributor. Our objective is to assist companies in turning their design ideas into products using the best technology available. We have expertise in the provision of engineering design solutions and are committed to offering a true value added engineering partnership and support of complex integrated design solutions. CADSTAR, Zuken's PCB Desktop solution, delivers one of the most powerful price/performance solutions in the world of PC-based PCB design. Quantum EDS is dedicated to providing a design solution that covers a broad range of electronic design disciplines that are powerful and affordable. We also offer full training and support for all CADSTAR products. Whether your business has a dedicated PCB design team or operates an outsource policy, we can add value to your design processes and project planning by offering additional and flexible resources.

About CXInsight

CXInsight is a scalable, robust, design and manufacturing information management and e_collaboration system for use in electronics design, NPI and production environments that require the management of structured and unstructured content. It allows project managers in both the design and manufacturing environments to have full visibility and access to data across NPI projects, activities and tasks. Developed by electronics specialists for the electronics industry, it enables designers and manufacturers to communicate across the web and work concurrently on managing change to project content safely, easily and in a totally secure environment.

About Adeon Software House

Adeon Software House, sister company to Adeon Technologies, provides solutions for the design, fabrication and assembly of professional electronics through 'best-in-class' software applications with high qualified consultancy, support and services. The companys integrated approach delivers optimized time-to-market cycle times, improved productivity, higher product quality and lower product cost. Both Adeon Software House and Adeon Technologies are  headquartered in Oosterhout, The Netherlands and  are supported by a growing international network of partners and distributors in Europe and North America.

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