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Product Lifecycle Management Solution

PLM Solution "Obbligato" Overview

Achieving Innovation in the Global Manufacturing Process

Obbligato is a product lifecycle management system, which manages various product data generated in manufacturing processes in relation to the product development process and integrated BOM. Throughout the whole product life cycle, by effective use of Obbligato, NEC will support the strengthening of product development capabilities and competitiveness of customers.


  • Features
    Obbligato integrates and manages the most important reference information BOM / BOP in manufacturing, and builds the engineering platform of manufacturing that linked with digital thread. Based on the abundant achievements in the Obbligato series, you can use it with confidence as a evolving PLM that will greatly enhance ease of use, connection, customization.
  • Concept: "Manufacturing engineering platform" linked with digital thread
    We manage and consolidate the standard reference over the entire product lifecycle ranging from planning to design, production, maintenance, and by seamlessly connecting data with digital threads, we can respond promptly to changes in customer needs, reduce product development lead time, improve quality, speed product traceability.
  • Solution
    This system is suitable for the customer who would like to customize flexibly in accordance with the business.
    • An on-premise PLM system of which the introduction is No. 1 in Japan.
    • In addition to realize high-quality business functions, flexible customization is also available.
    • NEC provides detailed function regarding “BOM” which is required in Japan’s manufacturing business.

Product Lineup

NEC Thailand provides a Cloud based PLM "Obbligato for SaaS" and an On-premises type PLM "Obbligato III". Please select based on your environment, purpose, and budget.
You can also step up from "Obbligato for SaaS" to "Obbligato III".

This service is suitable for the customer who would like to use immediately at a low cost.

  • You can use PLM immediately via Internet.
  • We prepare a widely-used business scenario and it can be installed without any customization.
  • Small start is possible because you can enter into the contract by 5 users, 1 month.

This software is suitable for the customer who would like to customize flexibly in accordance with the business.

  • Obbligato III is the best-selling PLM/PDM software in Japan for 20 years.
  • In addition to high-quality business function, flexible customization is also possible.
  • We provide detailed function regarding “BOM” which is required in Japan’s Manufacturing Business.

It is an Obbligato’s security solution that protects from taking out confidential data at low cost.
It prevents external leakage of sensitive information such as drawings or recipe.

  • Realize countermeasures against confidential information leaks with little investment and existing servers.
  • No encryption needed.
  • Able to handle general data and confidential data the same time without changing user operation.
  • Able to control the taking out of each user.
  • Able to expand to PLM system in the future.