15 June 2009

Siemens PLM Software Technology Enables Global Aerospace & Defense Companies to Address Industry's Toughest Challenges

Significant Contract Wins with Leading A&D Companies Reinforce Industry Leadership

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.”

A&D Industry Leadership

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:

  • Boeing, the world's leading aerospace company, signed a new software license agreement for Teamcenter. Siemens PLM Software technology enables Boeing to access current and accurate digital information wherever and whenever required. Boeing uses Teamcenter on several key programs to enhance collaboration and improve workflow management. Full Press Release
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, the builder of the world’s most advanced multi-role fighter, the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), is expanding the use of Teamcenter® software to enable a fully digital PLM backbone for design, manufacturing and maintenance support for the JSF program. Full Press Release
  • Siemens PLM Software received an order from Snecma, SAFRAN Group, a world-class aircraft and space engine manufacturer, for delivery and implementation of its Teamcenter software. Full Press Release
  • Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), a privately-held leading space launch vehicle developer and services provider, standardized on NX and Teamcenter software for product design, simulation and product data management. Full Press Release
  • Siemens PLM Software announced that its Teamcenter software suite enabled the production of Russia’s first internationally-designed and manufactured, paperless aircraft. Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company’s Superjet 100 (SSJ100) marked its maiden flight on May 19, 2008. Full Press Release

“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.”

About Siemens PLM Software Leadership in Aerospace & Defense

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.

About Siemens PLM Software

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.

About Siemens Industry Automation Division

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.

Note: Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. Teamcenter, NX and Tecnomatix are trademarks or registered trademarks of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.

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