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PLANO, Texas, June 10, 2008 – 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 Saft Power Systems, a worldwide leading manufacturer of premium power supply solutions, selected its design and analysis software to implement a standardized PLM platform. The selection includes 30 seats of Solid Edge® software and 15 seats of Femap® software from Siemens PLM Software partner Designfusion.
Saft Power Systems (SPS) selected Solid Edge and Femap over competitive solutions from SolidWorks®, Dassault Systemes® and Autodesk®.
“Solid Edge and Femap will help us improve communication between our global engineering and manufacturing divisions,” said Vincent Adinkrah, Project Manager, SPS. “This standard platform will reduce design errors and rework to help us speed time-to-market. In addition, the support of Designfusion will help us develop standards for the use of CAD and CAE technology globally.”
“Saft Power Systems needed superior technology that could handle their global requirements,” said Kevin Johnstone, president, Designfusion. “They also needed software to enable expansion into PLM in the near future. The technology combined with the support we provide were key factors to this win.”
“We want to thank Designfusion for their continued focus on serving the needs of the PLM market in Canada,” said Phil Taylor, vice president, Canada operations, Siemens PLM Software. “They are extremely responsive and dedicated to their customers.”
Saft Power Systems (SPS) is a power supply provider offering one of the world’s most comprehensive portfolios of premium power supply systems and solutions. Since 2005 the Group has been independent and operating globally, employing 1300 people in 17 countries. SPS has a long tradition of providing highly reliable, cost-effective and customer-driven energy solutions. The group’s product range includes world-class quality customized or standards converters, standard UPS or customized UPS for industrial applications, a brand new range of compact UPS, industrial chargers and DC systems, AC and DC modular systems for Telecoms, premium power controllers for high-tech industry applications and solutions for railways. SPS is now also providing products for new energy markets such as solar or wind.
This expertise has been developed over more than 50 years, by bringing together three internationally renowned brands: AEG Power supply systems, Harmer+Simmons and Saft Power Systems.
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 5.5 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software’s open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg), a division of the Siemens Industry Sector, is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industry to solutions for whole industries and systems 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.
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