21 September 2004

UGS and Design Visionaries to Provide NX™ Digital Product Development Solutions

FOR RELEASE Tuesday, September 21, 2004

SAN JOSE, Calif. and PLANO, TX – UGS, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced a reseller agreement with Design Visionaries, an international engineering and design services firm.

The agreement, which calls for Design Visionaries to become a certified reseller of UGS NX™ digital product development software solutions, provides both companies a greater level of product awareness and support in the Northern California region.  Design Visionaries has extensive expertise with the NX portfolio and offers extensive design services, project management, product analysis, prototyping and related web design and industrial animations.

“This new agreement will enable us to better help our customers,” said Stephen Samuel, president, Design Visionaries.  “In addition to our high-quality product design, mechanical engineering and CAD training services, the partnership with UGS affords Design Visionaries the opportunity to offer our mutual customers NX modeling, manufacturing and Teamcenter® software along with expert services required to fully utilize these solutions.”

The breadth and depth of Design Visionaries’ capabilities have proven to be a valuable asset to its customers in the areas of product design and training.  “We believe that empowering this organization with the ability to provide its customers the same software solutions it uses will be an important component to Design Visionaries’ business,” said Stephen Brown, vice president of Indirect Channels in the Americas for UGS. “We are very excited about this relationship and feel that both Design Visionaries and its customers will benefit.”

As part of this new agreement, Design Visionaries enters the global UGS Partner Program at the entry or “Partner” level with a specified competency in “sales”.  More information on the UGS Partner Program.


About Design Visionaries

With over a 100 years of combined CAD experience, the Design Visionaries team members have become experts at applying high-end computer aided design to many of the most difficult design engineering challenges available.  Through the engineering consulting projects that have been entrusted to Design Visionaries, the team has worked in the fields of aerospace, medical, automotive, industrial, consumer products and others.  Through our custom Unigraphics courses and high-quality design work, the world’s top design firms continue to leverage the experience that Design Visionaries have gained over the past eleven years.  Viewmore information.

About UGS
UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with more than 3.1 million licensed seats and 42,000 clients worldwide.  Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company promotes openness and standardization and works collaboratively with its clients in creating enterprise solutions enabling them to transform their process of innovation and thus begin to capture the value of PLM. 


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