Strategic Affiliations

Siemens PLM Software works with many organizations to develop the next generation of technologists, engineers and business leaders. With these organizations, Siemens helps develop highly qualified and heavily recruited future employees. Below are some of the strategic organizations Siemens works closely with. Discover other organizations Siemens supports on the Projects and Competitions page.

Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE)

AMIE is an organization whose purpose is to expand corporate, government and academic alliances to implement and support programs to attract, educate, graduate and place underrepresented minority students in engineering careers.

Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (ABET)

ABET accredits college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. It develops and manages standards for engineering curriculum at all US-based engineering/technology academic institutions.

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)

AIA represents American manufacturers and suppliers of civil, military and business aircraft, helicopters, space systems, aircraft engines, missiles, and related components and services. AIA provides a forum for government and industry representatives to exchange views and resolve problems on non-competitive matters related to the aerospace industry. AIA’s Supplier Management Council works to improve customer-supplier relationships.

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)

AAFA is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers. The association promotes and enhances its members' competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the global market by minimizing regulatory, legal, commercial, political and trade restraints.

American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

ASEE is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. It promotes excellence in instruction and research, fosters technological education of society, and promotes quality products and services to its members.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

ASME promotes and enhances the art, science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe. It enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines.

Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies (CAMT)

CAMT serves as a center of excellence in the US for the development and transition of innovative, advanced technologies for the aerospace manufacturing supply chain.

Center for e-Design

The Center for e-Design is a joint research coalition comprised of seven universities working closely with numerous businesses and government organizations. It creates new design paradigms and electronic design tools to assist in generating high-quality products and systems at reduced costs, while also reducing the time it takes to design them.

European Society of Engineering Education (SEFI)

SEFI is the largest European network of institutions and educators who train engineers. Its goal is to contribute to the development and improvement of engineering education in Europe, strengthen the role of engineers in society, promote information on engineering education, as well as improve communication between teachers, researchers and students.

International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES)

IFEES works to establish effective, high-quality engineering education processes around the world to assure a global supply of well-prepared engineering graduates. It attracts corporate participation to connect engineering graduates with international corporations that have a pressing need for well-trained engineers.

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

The NAM is the largest industrial trade association in the US. It serves as the voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers create jobs.

The National GEM Consortium (GEM)

GEM is a national network of universities and employers. It promotes the participation of underrepresented groups in post-graduate science and engineering education, and the technical workforce.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

NSBE develops and promotes engineering opportunities for youth and professionals from underrepresented populations and at-risk environments.

Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE)

PACE supports strategically selected academic institutions worldwide to develop the automotive PLM team of the future. PACE provides hardware, software, training, automotive parts, industry projects and much more to PACE institutions around the world.

Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial (SENAI)

SENAI is a network of secondary level professional schools established and maintained by the Brazilian Confederation of Industry. SENAI is one of the most important institutions in the country, providing formal training for specialized workers in chemistry, mechanics and construction.

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

SAE is a global association of engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. It promotes lifelong learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce. It connects manufacturing practitioners through manufacturing knowledge sharing, education and networking.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

SWE’s mission is to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity.

Technology Student Association (TSA)

TSA provides leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts through co-curricular programs. The association supports students and teachers dedicated to the advancement of technology education.

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