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18 November 2003

UGS PLM Solutions and KAB-NX Sign Reseller Agreement To Provide Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software For the Woodworking Manufacturing Industry

PLANO, Texas -- UGS PLM Solutions, the product lifecycle management (PLM) subsid iary of EDS and KAB-NX today announced an agreement, through which KAB-NX (Knowl edge Applied Building) becomes a certified reseller of Unigraphics® NX, part of UGS PLM Solutions NX suite of industry leading computer aided design (CAD) a nd computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software. UGS PLM Solutions is a leader in product data management, collaboration and prod uct design software. KAB-NX is a software developer and distributor focused on the unique needs of the woodworking and associated industries for the manufactur e of Trade Show Exhibits, Store Fixtures, Architectural Interiors and Architectu ral Millwork. The agreement announced today will expand and enhance UGS PLM Sol utions’ software distribution and support in the woodworking industry while enabling KAB-NX to deploy the world’s most advanced solution for this indu stry. “The ability to capture, leverage and share individual company knowledge is a breakthrough for the woodworking and associated industries. They have been wa iting years for a single platform, knowledge based, solid modeling manufacturing solution,” said Tim Osborne, President, KAB-NX. “With UGNX and Knowl edge Fusion, KAB-NX is able to supply tailored solutions on which customers can successfully build their digital future.” “The breadth and depth of the NX suite of products has proven to be an effe ctive tool set enabling companies to design, analyze and build products ranging from razor blades to space crafts, and our partnership with KAB-NX opens the doo r for one more industry to follow suit,” said Stephen Brown, president of I ndirect Channels in the Americas for UGS PLM Solutions “This relationship r epresents the key to providing a second-to-none solution. KAB-NX provides indus try-specific knowledge and tools that enhance the capabilities of NX as a series of add-ins to give manufacturers in the woodworking industry the tools needed to increase their creativity, efficiency and compe titiveness.” About UGS PLM Solutions UGS PLM Solutions, a leader in product data management, collaboration and produc t design software and services with 41,000 clients and more than 2.6 million sea ts of technology operating in the market, is the product lifecycle management (P LM) subsidiary of EDS. The company works collaboratively with its clients to cr eate solutions enabling them to transform their process of innovation and thus b egin to capture the promise of PLM. The integration of the former operations of companies including Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC), Engineerin g Animation Inc. (EAI) and UGS, UGS PLM Solutions has created some of the leadin g design, collaboration and product data management technologies that ultimately formed the foundation of the PLM industry. Today, the company is a family of o ne, building on three decades of leadership in continuing to be a pioneer in PLM . For more information on UGS PLM Solutions products and services, visit www.ugsplmsolutions.com o r www.eds.com. About KAB-NX KAB-NX, Inc, a US company, with over 60 years of industry experience, provides s ales to design to manufacturing tools and services for the Woodworking and assoc iated industries. KAB-NX has selected best in class partners in an ongoing commi tment to supply innovative and progressive solutions to decrease costs and incre ase efficiencies in the sales, design and manufacturing areas. For more informa tion visit us at www.kab-nx.com< /a>. About EDS EDS, the world’s most experienced outsourcing services company, delivers su perior returns to clients through its cost-effective, high-value services model. EDS’ core portfolio comprises information-technology and business process outsourcing services, as well as information-technology transformation services. EDS&#146 ; two complementary, subsidiary businesses are A.T. Kearney, one of the world&#1 46;s leading high-value management consultancies, and UGS PLM Solutions, a leade r in product data management, collaboration and product design software. With 20 02 revenue of $21.5 billion, EDS is ranked 80th on the Fortune 500. The c ompany’s stock is traded on the New York (NYSE: EDS) and London stock excha nges. Note: Unigraphics is a trademarks of EDS or its subsidiaries in the United State s and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.

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