Innovation and collaborative, synchronized program management for new programs
CHICAGO and PLANO, Texas, February 27, 2012 – 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 Boeing, the world's leading aerospace company, has signed a new 10-year agreement to extend the use of Siemens PLM Software technology at both Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Defense Space and Security. Proven performance of market leading NX™ software and Teamcenter® software, innovation, scalability and open architecture were cited as key requirements for extension.
“Boeing and Siemens PLM Software have enjoyed a long working relationship, and we are pleased to extend our contract to take advantage of new innovations to enhance our global capabilities,” said Nancy Bailey, Boeing vice president of IT Product Systems. “We are partnering with Siemens PLM Software to enhance Boeing's PLM capabilities. The openness of the Siemens PLM Software will continue to support, and help us improve, the solutions we use throughout Boeing, creating additional business value for our company.”
“We are proud of our proven relationship with Boeing and are thrilled that the aerospace and defense industry leader has decided to extend the use of Siemens PLM Software technology,” said Chuck Grindstaff, CEO, Siemens PLM Software. “Boeing’s commitment to leverage the integrated Siemens PLM suite of solutions is a testament to our continued ability to bring the most innovative products to market to help our customers succeed.”
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.
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 7 million licensed seats and more than 71,000 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) supports the entire value chain of its industrial customers – from product design to production and services – with an unmatched combination of automation technology, industrial control technology, and industrial software. With its software solutions, the Division can shorten the time-to-market of new products by up to 50 percent. Industry Automation comprises five Business Units: Industrial Automation Systems, Control Components and Systems Engineering, Sensors and Communications, Siemens PLM Software, and Water Technologies. For more information, visit www.siemens.com/industryautomation
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