07 December 2006

UGS Announces “UGS Connection”; Expanded Global User Conferences Provide Forum for UGS Customers

FOR RELEASE Thursday, December 7, 2006

PLANO, Texas – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced “UGS Connection,” a unified global community for annual user conferences.

UGS, in cooperation with national user group organizations, will jointly host UGS Connection annual conferences to globally connect all people who derive and provide value around its products, including users, developers and senior managers. The conferences are designed to help companies stay ahead of their competition and transform their process of innovation through the sharing of best practices from leading experts. Users of UGS products, including Teamcenter, NX, Tecnomatix and Solid Edge, will hear from their peers and UGS subject matter experts.
“UGS Connection is our own Global Innovation Network where our customers can collaborate and share best practices,” said Dave Shirk, executive vice president of Global Marketing, UGS. “We’ve worked with the longstanding user group organizations in each zone to build a world-class conference forum where our customers can share value and realize the value our solutions bring in helping companies transform their process of innovation.”

The 2007 UGS Connection conferences include:

  • In the Americas, UGS partners with PLM World, Inc. (www.plmworld.com), an independent, federally chartered organization, to host a national event on April 23-27 in Long Beach, Calif. In addition, UGS in partnership with PLM World will bring together users, developers/partners, and managers in separate tracks at this year’s conference.   
  • In EMEA, UGS partners with PLM Europe (www.plm-europe.org), an independent, not-for-profit organization, to host an event on Oct. 15-17 in Frankfurt, Germany. 
  • In Asia Pacific, UGS hosts user events in China, India, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and the ASEAN countries. UGS also collaborates with the local Australian user group to host an annual conference.

More information about UGS Connection at: www.ugs.com/ugsconnection.

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, Transforming the process of innovation and Teamcenter are trademarks or registered trademark 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 expected benefits of the product, adoption by customers, continued innovation 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, competition, failure to innovate and intellectual property. UGS has included a discussion of these and other pertinent risk factors in its annual report on Form 10-K 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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