Product Lifecycle Management and good state-of-the-art manufacturing practices are essential for products such as packaging and other consumer goods, food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, drinking water, and construction.
If the conformity with legal requirements is not fulfilled, economic consequenzes will follow, e.g. by recalling a product. Companies are faced with the challenge of digitally mapping their processes and products in order to manufacture competitive and legally compliant products. This results from the requirements of good manufacturing practice, amongst other things.