Nuremberg, 12 June 2014

HASCO Selects Siemens' Teamcenter Software as Its Digital PLM Platform

Could Help Influence China’s Broader Auto Industry to Follow Similar Path

Huayu Automotive Systems Co. Ltd. (HASCO), a leading automotive components supplier in China, has selected Siemens’ Teamcenter® software as its digital product lifecycle management (PLM) platform. The new system is expected to help HASCO enhance its design innovation, improve production efficiency and streamline supply chain management.

"Siemens is a leading global provider of PLM solutions and has extensive experience in the automotive industry with impressive achievements in digital manufacturing,” said Mr. Xun Yizhong, the Vice General Manager of HASCO. “We are delighted to be working with Siemens to implement an integrated digital PLM platform and learn more about industry best practices from a global market standpoint to assist us in building our own R&D system and platform for automotive components. We hope this partnership will pave the way for HASCO’s transformation and future development, further increasing HASCO’s competitive edge on a global level.”

Today’s announcement will foster long-term cooperation between HASCO and Siemens PLM Software in applying Siemens’ solutions in the automotive industry. It will enable both parties to contribute to the development of the larger automotive industry in China through the implementation of smart and productive manufacturing strategies. Both parties will focus on building strong manufacturing and production teams, and improve cooperation in areas such as technical research, business development and market research.

“China is one of the fastest growing countries in the world and one of the most important regions we serve,” said Chuck Grindstaff, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens PLM Software. “The rapid development of the automotive industry in China is well recognized and extremely exciting. We are very proud to partner with HASCO and to share our global experience within the automotive industry, helping automotive manufacturers grow into world leading companies with strong R&D capabilities.”

"As a leading PLM solution provider, Siemens is proud to help boost the transformation of the automotive manufacturing industry in China,” added Mr. Leo Liang, Vice President and Managing Director, Siemens PLM Software Greater China. “As a strong pillar for the economy in China, we are committed to helping this industry create value through the effective use of PLM software applications and IT management. With our vast resources, we will help HASCO build its own R&D system and platform for the automotive components industry in China and help them grow into a technology leader in automotive excellence.”

Headquartered in Shanghai with 226 offices globally for R&D, manufacturing and service, HASCO operates in R&D, production and marketing of automotive components. Through continuous strategic cooperation with leading component providers, HASCO provides high-tech, qualified and economical products and services to automotive manufacturers, providing a strong support for the rapid development of the automotive industry in China. To maintain its market leadership, HASCO selected Siemens as its PLM supplier based on the company’s proven capabilities in the automotive industry and worldwide reputation as a global provider of open PLM solutions.

In 2013, CIMdata, a global PLM management consulting and research firm, recognized Siemens PLM Software as the top PLM software provider in the automotive industry in China for a second consecutive year. Siemens has successful PLM implementations in more than 90 percent of the world’s top 15 automotive OEMs, and nearly 90 percent of the top 25 tier-one automotive suppliers.

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