PLM Interest Group


Welcome to the PLMIG

The PLM Interest Group provides neutral tools, expert knowledge, managed programmes and leadership to raise the performance of PLM.


Road to Excellence

The PLMIG provides a wide range of structured methodologies to enable Members to raise their implementations to a standard of PLM excellence.


PLM Toolsets

PLMIG toolsets are the instruction books for PLM. They embody most comprehensive and advanced set of neutral working methodologies for PLM.


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PLMIG Handbooks and Toolsets have been developed with the input of PLM practitioners from many different companies at workshops around Europe and in the USA.

They are the world's only neutral instruction books for PLM.  They enable the PLM Manager or Team to carry out structured investigations and actions in the most effective way.  Designed to be modular and self-contained, each Handbook, Toolset or Standard covers an important area of the PLM Team's work.

Whether you are a new or experienced adopter of PLM, and whatever your size of organisation, there are tools to guide you.



These PLMIG tools and standards can be bought directly in hard copy format on Amazon:-

  • PLM Self-Assessment Toolkit
  • PLM Benchmarking Handbook
  • PLM Maturity Manual
  • PLMuERP Handbook
  • PLM Standardisation Manual
  • PLM Governance Standard
  • PLM Product Structure Standard
  • PLM-ALM Standard
  • CEO Briefing Document
  • Compendium of PLM Ideas
  • Path to PLM
  • Target-Oriented PLM
  • PLM Handbook for SMEs



The more complex tools are provided in electronic format, with support, from the
PLMIG Store:-

  • PLM Manager's Handbook
  • Accountancy Overview
  • PLM Justification Handbook
  • PLM Delivery Handbook

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