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30 June 2005

Leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Industry Analyst Names UGS as the Market Leader in Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Software and Services

FOR RELEASE Thursday, June 30, 2005

PLANO, Texas – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced leading PLM industry analyst firm CIMdata, Inc. has named UGS as the leading vendor in the computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software market for the fourth consecutive year based on revenue generated from software and related services.

CIMdata includes this ranking information in its recently released Version 14 edition of the CIMdata Numerical Control (NC) Software and Services Market Assessment Report.  This annual report measures and segments the CAM software market, ranks NC software suppliers based on CIMdata estimates, and identifies and discusses market and technology trends.

The CIMdata report cites:

CIMdata forecasts that in 2005, UGS will have another good year and will retain their position as the largest CAM software vendor based on vendor revenues...CIMdata continues to be favorably impressed by the UGS focus on the manufacturing market, including CAM, the level of resources being applied, the efforts being made in digital manufacturing, and the    introduction of the Teamcenter concept and product.

 “Our mantra is to never let a customer fail and our approach is to meet our customers’ needs by providing a complete manufacturing solution.  Many of the world’s leading manufacturing companies use our manufacturing solutions while delivering advanced capabilities in key areas such as tool design, high speed machining, multi-function machine support and increased levels of programming automation,” said Dave Shirk, executive vice president of Global Marketing, UGS.  We are pleased that CIMdata recognizes the breadth and depth of our solutions in this area and acknowledges our position as the leader in this industry.”

UGS’ CAM solution is NX a next-generation digital product development system that helps companies transform the product lifecycle.  With the industry’s broadest suite of integrated applications, NX touches the full range of development processes in product design, engineering and manufacturing.  Balancing cost reduction and quality improvement with increased profitability, NX delivers unified production-proven applications and process automation tools integrated into a single management and collaboration backbone.  NX leverages unique technologies that help transform the product development process.

About UGS
UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 46,000 customers worldwide.  Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS’ vision is to enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through global innovation networks to deliver world-class products and services while leveraging UGS’ open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation. 

Note:  UGS and Teamcenter are registered trademarks of UGS Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.  Tecnomatix, JT2GO and Open Manufacturing Backbone are trademarks of UGS Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.  All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.

The statements in this news release that are not historical statements, including statements regarding our business, results of operations, expected financial performance and other statements identified by forward looking terms such as "may," "will," "expect," "plan," "anticipate" or "project," are forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements, including, among others, risks relating to developments in the PLM industry, loss or downsizing of customers, competition, failure to innovate, international operations and exchange rate fluctuations, terrorist activities, acquisitions, changes in pricing models, intellectual property and losses of key employees. UGS has included a discussion of these and other pertinent risk factors in its registration statement on Form S-4 most recently filed with the SEC.  UGS disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

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