03 July 2013

Siemens Again Named Top PLM Software Provider in China

PLANO, Texas, July 3, 2013 - Siemens has again been recognized as the leading PLM software provider in China by CIMdata Inc., a leading independent global PLM management consulting and research firm. The firm placed Siemens PLM Software at the top of their list based on 2012 overall revenue, including total revenue, channel revenue and service revenue. Siemens was also named the market leader in two key PLM sub-segments, multi-discipline 3D computer-aided design (3D CAD) and digital manufacturing, for the third straight year, and they earned the leading PLM software provider position for China’s automotive and industrial equipment sectors for the second year in a row.

In its 2013 China PLM Market Report, CIMdata reports on the significant growth of China’s PLM market. According to CIMdata President, Peter Bilello, “In 2012, the mainstream PLM market in China grew 16.9 percent, and is forecasted to grow about 16 percent in 2013.”

The same report indicates that the automotive and industrial equipment markets, along with aerospace and defense (A&D), are three of the fastest growing markets in China. “Automotive was the largest market sector for PLM in China and demand is still high for creative designs and innovative new energy vehicles in the automotive sector,” said Bilello.

According to CIMdata‘s research, Siemens PLM Software continues to lead the Chinese market in the digital manufacturing and multi-discipline CAD segments. Siemens PLM Software addresses these two markets respectively with its Tecnomatix® portfolio, the world’s leading digital manufacturing solution, and its NX™ software, the leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE).

“China is an increasingly competitive market and to again be named a leader in several segments and sectors tells us that we are focused on the right things for our customers,” said Leo Liang, Managing Director of Greater China, Siemens PLM Software. “This ranking is important for our company because it demonstrates the strength of our HD-PLM vision and our long-term commitment of helping our customers to make smarter decisions and build better products.”

Last month Siemens announced that it was recognized as the global market presence leader in the collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) market segment for the 12th year in a row, and in the Digital Manufacturing market segment for the eighth year in a row. Siemens PLM Software addresses CIMdata’s cPDm category with its Teamcenter® portfolio, the world’s most widely used digital lifecycle management 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 seven million licensed seats and more than 71,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions to help them make smarter decisions that result in better products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.

The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) supports the entire value chain of its industrial customers – from product design to production and services – with an unmatched combination of automation technology, industrial control technology, and industrial software. With its software solutions, the Division can shorten the time-to-market of new products by up to 50 percent. Industry Automation comprises five Business Units: Industrial Automation Systems, Control Components and Systems Engineering, Sensors and Communications, Siemens PLM Software, and Water Technologies. For more information, visit www.siemens.com/industryautomation.

Note: Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. NX, Teamcenter 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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