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FOR RELEASE Friday, January 20, 2006
PLANO, Texas and LONG BEACH, Calif. – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, and PLM World, the UGS user community, today announced the merger of PLM World and the Solid Edge Summit to create the industry’s largest PLM user community. The merged organization will hold its first combined conference, entitled PLM University, May 8 - 12 in Long Beach, Calif. The event marks the 30th anniversary user group for UGS® technology users.
The PLM World user community brings together a diverse group of UGS PLM technology managers and users through annual national, regional and local user groups.
“We welcome the Solid Edge and UGS Velocity Series user community to the PLM World organization,” said John Manderfield, chairman of PLM World and design manager, Consolidated Container Company. “We believe PLM technology requires an open exchange of strategic and technical information from design through data management. This newly merged conference, along with UGS’ PLM leadership, enables increased knowledge and best-practice sharing.”
“Global innovation networks are all about shared knowledge,” said Dave Shook, senior vice president and managing director, Americas, UGS. “UGS is excited to see managers and users of one or all of our PLM products come together in an integrated event. A larger, more diverse user community increases knowledge sharing, which enables innovation. In addition, this event, like our ‘Open by Design’ strategy, facilitates information sharing from small and mid-sized manufacturers through enterprise companies.”
“In 2005, the Solid Edge Summit experienced a record number of users from many parts of the country and attendance continues to grow each year,” said Jack Beeckman, president of the Solid Edge user community and manager, CADD Support Administration, Liebert Corp. “Joining PLM World enables Solid Edge users to access a larger PLM technology community. With the announcement of the UGS Velocity Series and the offering of Teamcenter Express, our members will benefit from more in-depth PLM interaction.”
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.
About PLM World
PLM World is an independent, federally chartered not-for-profit organization, providing an open forum for the exchange of ideas within the UGS PLM product environment. Citizenship is open to users of UGS’ PLM technology, including NX, Teamcenter, Tecnomatix, Solid Edge and Femap software.
Note: UGS, Femap, NX, Teamcenter, Solid Edge, Tecnomatix, Velocity Series and Transforming the process of innovation are registered trademarks or 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.