PLANO, Texas and BEIJING, March 30, 2009 – 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 Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co. (Zoomlion) has selected Teamcenter® software, Siemens PLM Software’s digital lifecycle management solution, to enhance efficiency in product development, engineering processes and data management, thereby addressing the challenges of the current economic climate.
Zoomlion, a machinery manufacturer headquartered in Changsha, Hunan Province, is a pioneer corporation in China’s construction machinery industry. Zoomlion is engaged in the research and manufacturing of key machines that support China’s national emphasis on infrastructure including construction, energy source, transportation and other projects. Zoomlion will extend operations in Changde, Yiyang, Shanghai, Shanxi, and build nine industrial parks.
“Zoomlion has been searching for a PLM solution to bolster the company’s competitive advantage in product research and development through a robust data and information management system,” said Zhang Feiqing, information department director of Zoomlion Group. “Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter is one of best-in-class solutions that addresses Zoomlion’s business requirements for data management and multi-site collaboration while reducing time-to-market and production cost. Zoomlion expects Teamcenter to help us reduce costs and time-to-market and stay up-to-date for operations ranging from product innovation through mass production and customer delivery.”
“Teamcenter helps innovation leaders like Zoomlion boost their productivity and competitive position in these challenging economic times,” said Chuck Yuan, senior vice president and general manager, Greater China, Siemens PLM Software. “Teamcenter provides an open, integrated solution enabling Zoomlion to enhance innovation practices and expand management control of the entire product lifecycle to help turn more ideas into successful products.”
Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd, founded in 1992, is a hi-tech, publicly listed company employing more than 18,000 people. Zoomlion is a pioneer corporation in China’s construction machinery industry and one of the country’s top 103 innovative experimental enterprises in China. Zoomlion is engaged in research and development and manufacturing machinery for national priority infrastructure development such as construction, energy resource and transportation projects. Zoomlion has kept average annual increase of more than 60% since its establishment and annual output value and sales revenues are over RMB 20 billion.
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 5.9 million licensed seats and 56,000 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, low-voltage switchgear 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 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.
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