FileNet Corporation announced a major initiative to deliver ECM solutions for Asset and Plant Lifecycle Management. FileNet also announced a strategic partnership with McLaren Software Ltd., the first in a series of planned key strategic partnerships designed to expand FileNet’s reach in the manufacturing sector. McLaren Software will provide a new version of its Enterprise Engineer integrated software solution on the FileNet ECM architecture through an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) agreement. The relationship with McLaren will allow FileNet and its manufacturing industry focused ValueNet partners to develop a variety of solutions where the integration of engineering drawings and processes are critical to business operations. These include major facility operators such as utilities, oil and gas companies, chemical producers, transportation infrastructure managers, and major manufacturing sites. FileNet Asset and Plant Lifecycle Management solutions are designed to provide manufacturers with improved visibility and control of content and processes.,