A PLM Journey: From Paper to PDM/PLM

Jon Pabst of Sierra Nevada Corporation will present at the 2017 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress. 3D CIC and the Quality Information Framework Symposium will be held in Golden, Colorado on October 3-5, 2017.


A PLM Journey: From Paper to PDM/PLM

  • A timeline of where Sierra Nevada Corporation started in 1999 (paper-based control to Windchill PDM/PLM)
  • The importance of culture in adapting and adopting changes
  • What worked and what can be improved
  • What the future looks like


Jon Pabst
Director, Materials and Operations Planning
Sierra Nevada Corporation

Jon Pabst is an expert in implementation of PDM, PLM, and MRP methodologies and platforms that enable organizations to realize the benefits of data driven product management. Jon fills the role of process champion and change agent within organizations, working with all levels of the organization, to devise, configure, test, and deploy process and software solutions. Jon’s background is represented by a wide array of industries from semiconductor manufacturing, medical device, and space. With 25 years of experience, Jon has played multiple roles, to develop a deep and broad knowledge of process, coupled with best-of-breed tool selection and integration, to deliver solutions focused on user value and management visibility.

3D CIC + QIF Symposium

The 3D Collaboration & Interoperability Congress featuring the Quality Information Symposium focuses on 3D CAD collaboration and interoperability for the entire product lifecycle. With the 2017 theme of UNITE: Engineering & Shop Floor Collaboration, real users share their experiences with turning design concepts into manufacturing product reality using 3D models. The joint 3D CIC and QIF Symposium event will be held October 3-5, 2017 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. Find out more and register for 3D CIC + QIF Symposium at 3dcic.com.

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