IT PR agency teams up with software expert
PR agency, Stone Junction has been appointed by product lifecycle
management (PLM) software expert, Design Rule, to manage
media relations and social media. The appointment comes at the end of a
successful year for the PR consultancy, which moved to a larger office
in the summer and won its first gold award for Best STEM campaign at
the CIPR PRide Midlands awards.
Established in 1994, Design Rule provides PLM and CAD software to aerospace and defence, automotive and mobility, industrial equipment, and other high tech industries in the UK. Design Rule has a team of 17 PLM specialists that carry a combined 60 years PLM experience. Design Rule works closely with European software giant Dassault Systèmes and has a strong network of partners in Europe and the United States.
Design Rule supplies the 3D EXPERIENCE, ENOVIA, CATIA and DELMIA software packages to UK companies that understand the importance of doing things right the first time when it comes to product design and manufacturing. Design Rule boasts the largest ENOVIA SMARTEAM/V6 skill base in the UK.
"Product lifecycle management is a growing industry sector, with exciting developments hitting the market every other day,” explains Jan Inglis, marketing manager of Design Rule. “PLM helps companies increase their productivity, manage documents better, increase the visibility across projects and processes and challenge the way they have always done things.”
"In light of new industry trends like smart factories, 3D printing and Industry 4.0, PLM offers companies across industries a competitive edge,” explains Richard Stone, managing director of Stone Junction. "We would like to see Design Rule start leading the conversation when it comes to how PLM can help UK manufacturers become more productive and innovative on the global market.”
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Meet the team
Stone Junction is managed by Richard Stone, whose previous experience includes PR campaigns for Arup, AIT Plc, CIENA, Parker Hannifin, Schneider Electric, SIG, SKF, Roche and WorldCom. Well over a decade in technical and technology PR has taught him that he is only just starting out. He is a very slightly geeky father of two who lives in Stafford with his long suffering wife, aforementioned children, dog and cat.
Junction has been going from strength to strength, building up its
client base and championing the achievements of technical and
engineering firms, some of which are in Staffordshire."
Ben Adams, Staffordshire County Council