04 April 2006

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Technical University of Kosice to Receive Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software from UGS

FOR RELEASE Tuesday, April 4, 2006

PLANO, Texas – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced it is providing more than 40 seats of its NX™ software to the Technical University of Kosice in Kosice, Slovakia.

“This is a significant and exciting step for the Technical University of Kosice,” said Peter Bigos, professor of Machine Design, Technical University of Kosice. “Our students have additional opportunities to learn technologies which are meaningful in the market today. Students have the chance to gain practical knowledge and the same skills used in today’s industrial development.”

The in-kind grant will be used for final coursework in the Department of Machine Design degree plans. Training and equipment are also included.

“UGS is proud to partner with the Technical University of Kosice,” said Michael C. Robinson, director, Northern and Eastern Europe, UGS. “Our PLM tools provide for a digital development environment in which students can tie into the global innovation networks that the world’s leading manufacturers are leveraging to build the most innovative products. UGS’ tools give students practical experience they will need when they graduate and enter the workforce.”

About the Technical University of Kosice

The Technical University of Košice (Tuke) was established in 1952, but its history dates back to the mining academy in Banská Štiavnica established in 1735. The university has more than 11,000 masters and bachelors degree students, about 400 PhD students and about 900 academic staff. The university caters to a wide range of educational needs not only in the East-Slovakian region, but throughout Slovakia and central Europe, as it is the only center of education and research in this area in many specializations. It works in close cooperation with other universities and with industrial organizations throughout the region and the republic.

About UGS

UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 46,000 customers worldwide.  Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS’ vision is to enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through global innovation networks to deliver world-class products and services while leveraging UGS’ open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation.

Note: UGS, NX and Transforming the process of innovation are trademarks or registered trademarks of UGS Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.