07 September 2010

List of Prestigious Manufacturing Leaders to Share Keys to Productivity at Siemens PLM Software Event

PLANO, Texas, September 7, 2010 - 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 the customer speaker list for the upcoming 2010 Digital Manufacturing Symposium, scheduled for September 15 and 16 in Chicago at McCormick Place. Click here for more information and to register.

This year’s event brings together a wide variety of manufacturing executives, industry experts and technology leaders to explore the latest solutions, successes, best practices and future directions in digital manufacturing. Attendees will hear several customers, from a cross section of industries, describe in their own words how they dealt with common manufacturing issues and created a competitive advantage through the application of digital manufacturing technology. Companies delivering presentations this year include Applied Manufacturing Technologies, ARC Advisory Group, DMG/Mori Seiki, Honda of America, INDEX, Speroni SpA, ThyssenKrupp and Zollner Electronic, Inc. Click here for more information on the speakers.

“The goal of the Digital Manufacturing Symposium is to showcase how innovative manufacturers are increasing productivity, optimizing their production strategies and more efficiently leveraging their capital investments through the use of Siemens PLM Software’s digital manufacturing software solutions,” said Tom Hoffman, Director of Tecnomatix Product Marketing, Siemens PLM Software. “Participants will hear from some of the world’s most prestigious companies and learn how they are using the Tecnomatix software digital manufacturing suite and NX CAM software to improve productivity.”

“The Digital Manufacturing Symposium is an excellent opportunity to network with other successful companies, and share knowledge and experience about how and why Siemens PLM Software’s Tecnomatix digital manufacturing solutions help companies succeed,” said Markus Aschenbrenner, CEO, Zollner Electronic Inc. “Tecnomatix has been instrumental in helping Zollner increase productivity – with a special focus on significantly reducing cycle-times, work-in-progress and inventory. Leveraging Tecnomatix enabled us to show one of our customers several different scenarios for the production of their products as well as the flexibility and productivity of our manufacturing systems. As a result, we were able to convince the customer that Zollner was the best partner for their needs. We look forward to exchanging success stories like this one at the symposium.”

In addition to customer presentations, keynote speaker Aric Newhouse, Senior Vice President of government relations and policy with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and former chief of staff for Senator George V. Voinovich of Ohio, will discuss the future of manufacturing in the United States and the importance of productivity and efficiency.

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 the Siemens Industry Automation Division

The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, industrial controls 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 39,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Automation achieved sales of €7.0 billion in fiscal year 2009. www.siemens.com/industryautomation

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