Product Compliance & Material Management

Product Compliance & Material Management

Enable material-aware product design and manage substance compliance with an integrated approach.

As consumers demand for smarter, stronger, cheaper, more functional and more sustainable products, the management of material data, properties and processes becomes a vital objective.
Our compliance software solutions help you manage material data and substance compliance information throughout the product lifecycle. We empower you to design innovative products with the material in mind and check your Product Structure for compliance with various environmental compliance regulations such as RoHS, REACH, Conflict Minerals, Prop 65 and others.

It helps you automate your supplier compliance declaration processes and also speed up your outbound declaration and reporting processes. The Solution links the life cycle of your material data with the life cycle of your product (PLM). Our integrated material management transforms material data into true product intelligence, so you can make smarter decisions about materials. 

Accompanying services from workshops or implementation or hosting to fully managed services ensure you get the most effective solution to your need.

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Some of our product compliance and material management clients



Key Applications

Product Compliance

Design with the material in mind

Design innovative products with materials in mind, then optimize and validate the use of materials from engineering analysis and simulation through manufacturing.

Automate supplier material disclosure

Leverage exchange and workflow automation as well as integration in portals like BOMcheck , IMDS or others.

Trace restricted substances

Check your parts, products or whole portfolio against specific substances in accordance with various environmental compliance regulations (REACH, RoHS, Prop65, Conflict Minerals, etc.)

Monitor, Analyse and Report Product Compliance

Use compliance status of materials and in design and engineering, report compliance declarations according to standards and export into portals such as BOMcheck and IMDS.

Material Management

Author Material data

Formulate new materials, organize Laboratory tests and documentation, derive high quality material data for descrition and simulation and integrate material catalogs.

Assign material data

Use the material data in almost any cad tool or assign it to a product structure in a BOM management tool.

Trace material assignments

Derive automatically  mass roll ups, validate BOMs and Parts against material release status, sustainability, Compliance or supply risk. Understand where critical or obsolete materials are applied.

Leverage material data for Simulation and Analysis

Use material information for purchasing, price estimates and for all kinds of simulations.

What our clients say

With Substance Compliance and BOMcheck, we efficiently address our environmental compliance needs while improving our business processes to save time and money.

Michael Burmester, Head of product data and process management, WAGO

Integrated Material Management is the platform to standardize raw material processes across the enterprise and across business functions, to enable steering, transparency and information exchange for all material aspects.

Christine Krämer, Head of CIT-PLDL, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH

Benefits to Your Business

Reduce development cost

Reduce risks and costs while streamlining the development of compliant products with thinksteps compliance software. Quickly identify materials of concern and hazardous substances in your products.

Increase efficiency through integration

Increase efficiency with the quick and easy selection and use of materials PLM and various CAD and simulation tools.

Reduce error and costly rework

Reduce error by automating the exchange of material and substance declarations with suppliers and integrating environmental compliance early in the product design stage.

Protect your reputation and brand value

Enhance public awareness of your environmental credentials and position your brand as a leader in corporate social responsibility. Pull ahead of competitors in positive perception of your commitment to product and material sustainability.

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