19 October 2005

UGS Delivers New Teamcenter 2005 Functionality Enabling Significant Reductions in Cycle Time and Costs Associated with Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of Sophisticated, High-Value Assets

FOR RELEASE Wednesday, October 19, 2005

MRO EUROPE CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION,BERLIN – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced the latest release of Teamcenter™ for MRO, the set of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) capabilities within the UGS Teamcenter™ solution, the world’s most widely used PLM software portfolio.

Teamcenter for MRO provides a rich set of core functionality enabling management of product and process data applicable to commercial or military MRO operations and provides a proven framework for logistics data management.  Teamcenter for MRO is designed to significantly reduce maintenance cycle time and costs associated with servicing complex products that require a significant capital investment, such as aircraft, weapon systems, ships and power plants.  By instantly providing up-to-date configuration and life status information for maintenance planning and at the point-of-service, along with detailed and accurate maintenance knowledge, Teamcenter for MRO can lower costs and improve maintenance productivity in industries supporting operational life of capital assets.

New capabilities simplify MRO implementation and operational effort

Teamcenter for MRO provides all the necessary foundation capabilities required to establish a truly integrated environment for service operations.  Capabilities include workflow, collaboration, complex document management, change control, records retention management, role based security and full International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) support for multi-national operations.  This integrated foundation simplifies implementation and deployment.

“Teamcenter for MRO delivers leading capabilities for support of products after they have entered the operational phase of their lifecycle.  The solutions allow for reduced costs and cycle times on service and repair operations,” said Chuck Grindstaff, executive vice president of PLM Products, UGS.  “UGS is now providing logistics and maintenance organizations with the proven capabilities of the world’s leading PLM technology platform.”

With the Teamcenter 2005 release, Teamcenter for MRO significantly extends its ability to enable customers to manage their products’ configurations or bills-of-material (BOMs), providing functionality and processes to manage a variety of BOMs.

·        Neutral BOM management, along with all configuration variations and options

·        As-built/as-delivered BOM for each physical asset

·        As-maintained/as-operated BOM

Additionally, Teamcenter for MRO provides for the definition and management of life characteristics for assets and components permitting accurate knowledge of remaining life to support maintenance planning requirements including running counters, calculated values and flow down values.  This integrated level of accuracy and the associated processes greatly increases productivity while simplifying the MRO process.

For more information about Teamcenter for MRO, please visit www.ugs.com/teamcenter.


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. 


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The statements in this news release that are not historical statements, including statements regarding expected benefits of the product, adoption by customers, continued innovation and other statements identified by forward looking terms such as "may," "will," "expect," "plan," "anticipate" or "project," are forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements, including, among others, risks relating to developments in the PLM industry, competition, failure to innovate and intellectual property. UGS has included a discussion of these and other pertinent risk factors in its registration statement on Form S-4 most recently filed with the SEC.  UGS disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Jim Phelan
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