08 May 2007

NX 5 CAD/CAM/CAE Software from UGS Provides “Greater Powers” to the Manufacturing Industry in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, May 8, 2007

UGS PLM Software, a division of Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today revealed details of Version 5 of NX™ software at an event in Mexico City, where the company highlighted how this new product will provide Greater Powers to the manufacturing industry. NX 5 is the next generation of UGS® digital product development software designed to help companies develop innovative products faster and more cost-efficiently.

NX 5 delivers breakthrough technologies and usability such as Design Freedom, Active Mockup and NX Your Way, offering more flexibility, coordination, and higher productivity. Additionally, NX 5 seamlessly integrates CAD/CAM/CAE into a unified, open environment. The latest release provides users with a new, extremely intuitive user interface to develop innovative products.

“The launch of NX 5 in Mexico further demonstrates the commitment and determination of UGS to be part of the technology evolution within this market. UGS addresses our customers ever growing needs and gives users greater power to capture knowledge, re-use best practices and achieve standardization,” said Alfredo Treviño, vice president of operations for UGS Mexico.

NX 5’s digital product development system promotes innovative technology by increasing product and process information efficiency. With its unique knowledge-based engineering methods, NX can effectively promote innovative technology and increase the ability of local companies to effectively leverage knowledge across their business. Drawn from their extensive experience of serving customers from a wide variety of industries throughout the world, NX can help Mexican users play an even more critical role in the global innovation network by improving the efficiency of the complete design process, as well as reducing costs and shortening time to market.

In Mexico since 1992, UGS currently has 30 employees working at offices in Mexico City and Monterrey, as well as sales representatives in Ciudad Juarez and Tijuana. Moreover, the company works with a select group of channel partners in different Mexican states to distribute products and provide customer support. 

“Industries such as aerospace, automotive, high-tech electronics and machinery are experiencing tremendous growth in Mexico.  We are proud to continue offering solutions such as NX 5, which enables our customers in these areas to seize this growth opportunity and realize their full business potential,” concluded Treviño.  

About UGS PLM Software
UGS PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 4.4 million licensed seats and 47,000 customers worldwide.  Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS PLM Software’s 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 PLM Software’s open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation. 

About Siemens Automation and Drives
The Siemens Automation and Drives Group (A&D), Nuremberg, Germany, is the leading manufacturer in this field worldwide. Products supplied by A&D include standard products for the manufacturing and process industries and for the electrical installation industry as well as system solutions, for example for machine tools, and solutions for whole industries such as the automation of entire automobile factories or chemical plants. Supplementing this range of products and services, A&D also offers software for linking production and management (horizontal and vertical IT integration) and for optimizing production processes. A&D employs 70,600 people worldwide and in fiscal year 2006 (to September 30) earned a group profit of €1.572 billion on sales of €12.848 billion and orders of €14.108 billion, according to U.S. GAAP. Further information about A&D is available in the Internet at www.siemens.com/automation.

Note:  Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG.  UGS and NX, , are trademarks or registered trademarks of UGS Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.

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