10 June 2004

Dalian Heavy Industries & Crane Co., Ltd. Selects UGS' Teamcenter as its Product Lifecycle Management Solution

FOR RELEASE Thursday, June 10, 2004

Shanghai, PRCand PLANO, Texas – UGS, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Dalian Heavy Industries & Crane Co.,Ltd. (DHIDCW), a leaderin China’sheavyequipment industry, has selected Teamcenter®, UGS’ flagship PLM system, as the PLM backbone for its business process re-engineering program.

The goal of the business process re-engineering program is to utilize information technology to strengthen the company’s core competencies, making it more competitive in the international market.  DHIDCW, which produces crane, steel rolling and metallurgy equipment, will implement Teamcenter to help shorten product delivery time, reduce costs and improve client satisfaction. 

“Dalian Heavy Industries and Crane’s selection of Teamcenter for collaboration reaffirms UGS’ position as the global leader in providing PLM foundation technology,” said Hans-Kurt Lübberstedt,executivevicepresident, Asia Pacific,UGS. “The 250 Teamcenter seats DHIDCW will deploy will play a critical role in the business process re-engineering program for the company.”

“After evaluating a number of PLM systems we selected UGS’ Teamcenter because of its robust application suite, advanced architecture, proven performance and better service and support,” said Sun Baodong, CIO ofDalian Heavy Industries & Crane.  “Teamcenter will reduce our costs and decrease time to market, making us more competitive in the international market.” 


Teamcenter, from UGS, is a proven portfolio of configurable lifecycle domain and industry solutions, uniting product knowledge with process innovation to deliver business value throughout the product lifecycle. Teamcenter’s PLM digital enterprise backbone brings together the collective information of the enterprise in an open, collaborative environment that extends the reach of product knowledge to every user’s desktop, in every organization.

Teamcenter leads the industry with solutions for product and portfolio planning, digital product development, digital manufacturing, and sales and support that deliver fast time-to-value. Teamcenter portfolio products include enterprise process management, engineering data management, extended enterprise collaboration, project management, requirements management, enterprise integration and visualization.

About UGS

UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with more than 3 million licensed seats and 42,000 clients worldwide.  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. 


Note:  Teamcenter is a registered trademark of UGSCorp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.