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TOKYO and PLANO, Texas, April 20, 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 that leading global automobile manufacturer Mitsubishi Motor Corporation (Mitsubishi Motors) selected Teamcenter® software, the world’s most widely used PLM system, to integrate management of CAE and CAD data to optimize simulation analysis and streamline data.
Mitsubishi Motors believes that simultaneous design and analysis, performed side by side, is required to insure product specification validation in today’s highly complex vehicles. Mitsubishi Motors selected the simulation process management application in Teamcenter for its multi-CAD management capability and its ability to provide a single source of product data. Teamcenter was also the only software which implements these functions without customization.
“The adoption of Teamcenter by a major industry player such as Mitsubishi Motors further reinforces Siemens PLM Software’s position as a preferred PLM provider for the automobile industry,” said Dave Taylor, senior global director of automobile and industrial machinery marketing, Siemens PLM Software. “Siemens PLM Software’s technology is used extensively in the automotive industry. Of the top 30 automakers, 26 use our technology in the development and manufacturing of their vehicles. That’s more than any of our competitors.”
Teamcenter will allow Mitsubishi Motors to perform simulation analysis and to look up original CAD data from the results of analysis at any point in the design process using the most current data. Alternatively, Mitsubishi Motors will be able to look up the results of simulation based on CAD data so that a framework for data tracing can be constructed.
Mitsubishi Motors plans to systematically expand the deployment of Teamcenter to each field of simulation work during the development of new vehicle models. Teamcenter will precisely manage all formats at all times, and will maintain a link between CAD and CAE data.
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.
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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