01 September 2011

Siemens PLM Software Named China's #1 PLM Solution Supplier for Second Consecutive Year by Leading Industry Analyst

Siemens PLM Software Recognized as Market Leader in Computer-Aided Design, Digital Manufacturing and Collaborative Product Definition Management

BEIJING and PLANO, Texas, September 1, 2011 - 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 that for the second year in a row it has been ranked as the number one PLM solution supplier in China based on 2010 overall market presence, according to leading independent global PLM management consulting and research firm CIMdata, Inc. This recognition, based on in-depth data and analysis of the PLM market in China, is detailed in CIMdata’s 2011 China PLM Market Analysis Report.

In addition to being named the overall market presence leader, Siemens PLM Software was also ranked number one in the multi-discipline computer-aided design (CAD) and digital manufacturing segments. The high-end, multi-discipline CAD segment is served by Siemens PLM Software’s NX™ software, a leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE), and the digital manufacturing segment is served by Tecnomatix® software, Siemens PLM Software’s best-in-class solution for digital manufacturing.

Siemens PLM Software was also named a leading supplier of collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) and specifically in the automotive industry Siemens PLM Software was found to have a clear revenue lead over its competitors. The cPDm segment is served by Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter® software, the world’s most widely used PLM system.

“Siemens PLM Software continues to distinguish itself as a major force in the PLM industry and demonstrate its global leadership in some of the industry’s most important sectors,” said Peter Bilello, President, CIMdata. “PLM has experienced clear market growth in China – the world’s fastest growing economy – and Siemens PLM Software remains the market leader for the second straight year while continuing to lead in key segments like multi-discipline mechanical CAD and digital manufacturing.”

“We are proud to be continuously ranked as one of China’s leading PLM solution suppliers by CIMdata,” said Paul Vogel, Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Services, Siemens PLM Software. “This recognition re-affirms Siemens PLM Software’s deep commitment to our customers in this growing region as well as our employees and partners.”

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 more than 69,500 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

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 33,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Automation achieved sales of €6.2 billion in fiscal year 2010. www.siemens.com/industryautomation

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