Aerospace & Defense
Innovation and collaborative, synchronized program management for new programs
PARIS and PLANO, Texas, June 15, 2009 - Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced it will demonstrate its comprehensive PLM portfolio at the 2009 Paris Air Show in the Siemens PLM Software booth located in Hall 2-F73.
Siemens PLM Software will demonstrate Teamcenter® software, the company’s flagship digital lifecycle management portfolio; NX™ software, its next-generation digital product development system; and Tecnomatix® software, its digital manufacturing portfolio.
The company this year plans to unveil advanced capabilities for Teamcenter and Tecnomatix designed to address key business needs for aerospace and defense (A&D) organizations, including advancing total enterprise productivity, creating complex program efficiencies and improving service and logistics productivity.
Enhancements to Teamcenter, the world’s most widely-used digital lifecycle management portfolio, will allow program teams to better coordinate resources required to meet the strategic needs of a company and drive their product and program performance. New capabilities in Tecnomatix will help A&D companies optimize manufacturing lines and improve manufacturing planning, resulting in faster time-to-market for their products through increased planning and manufacturing productivity.
“Siemens PLM Software continues to demonstrate their commitment to the A&D market and reinforce their position as one of the leading suppliers of PLM solutions,” said Ed Miller, president of CIMdata, Inc., a leading PLM industry consulting and research firm. “Having a firm grasp of the challenges that global A&D organizations face, the company is responding with enhancements to their solutions that are intended to further drive productivity and establish program control throughout the entire product lifecycle.”
Over the last year, Siemens PLM Software made multiple selection announcements for its Teamcenter software solutions with key customers in A&D including Boeing, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Snecma (SAFRAN Group), Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company:
“To succeed in today’s economic climate, aerospace and defense organizations need to ensure that they are managing complex programs in the most efficient way possible. Our PLM tools are helping A&D customers enhance supply-chain performance, speed product time-to-market, and drive seamless, secure collaboration with partners and suppliers, all while reducing costs,” said Dave Shirk, executive vice president, Global Marketing, Siemens PLM Software. “Our A&D customers continue to recognize the value that PLM brings to their organizations and we’re committed to expanding our solutions’ capabilities to address new industry challenges and help our customers meet their goals.”
Siemens PLM Software is used extensively by 8 of the top 10 aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and 10 of the top 10 aero engine OEMs and has accrued more experience in mission-critical A&D operations than any other comparable PLM product. Siemens PLM Software facilitates enterprise transformation for the A&D industry and is used as the enterprise collaboration platform for many of the largest aerospace integrated digital environments.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 5.9 million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions that help them turn more ideas into successful products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.
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