26 July 2010

ModuleWorks and Siemens PLM Software Announce ModuleWorks Bridge for Parasolid

PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2010 - ModuleWorks, a leading supplier of CAD/CAM components for 3-5-Axis toolpath generation and simulation, and 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, confirmed an agreement that will simplify and accelerate mutual customer integration of the ModuleWorks software components with Siemens PLM Software’s Parasolid® software.

By utilizing the ModuleWorks Bridge for Parasolid, ModuleWorks partners will be able to develop applications to directly read models from Parasolid, the world’s premier 3D geometric modeling kernel technology.

The ModuleWorks Bridge for Parasolid allows client applications to read and query solid model topology and geometry and tessellate the model for toolpath generation and simulation without the need for translation or conversion to any other formats.

Product development on the bridge is now complete and it is available to licensees of Parasolid as part of the ModuleWorks 2010.6 component software release.

Technical Director, Dr David Plater comments, “We have many customers who use both ModuleWorks and Parasolid in their products. By offering the Parasolid bridge technology, we are able to provide an easy integration with Parasolid geometry without the need for any translation or secondary layers.”

To find out more about the ModuleWorks Bridge for Parasolid or request your version, simply e-mail ParasolidBridge@moduleworks.com.

To learn more about Parasolid, please visit www.parasolid.com.

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 6.7 million licensed seats and 63,000 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 ModuleWorks

ModuleWorks is a software component provider for the CAD/CAM industry. ModuleWorks’ expertise in 5-Axis simultaneous machining is recognized throughout the CAM industry and its software components for machining and simulation are used by more than 50% of the leading CAM vendors as (reported by analyst CIMdata). ModuleWorks 5-Axis software has been used to manufacture complex 5-axis parts for more than 12 years and now has over 4000 users worldwide.

Note: Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. Parasolid is a trademark or registered trademark 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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