FOR RELEASE Monday, October 31, 2005
PLANO, Texas – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Peguform, a leading automotive supplier, has selected its Tecnomatix™ eM-Designer and eM-Plant solutions to help the company plan new facilities and production lines and optimize plant operations.
“We expect to optimize our planning processes and existing production lines and facilities considerably, thanks to UGS Tecnomatix solutions,” said ThorstenWunsch, head of the process planning – automation – plant layout department, Peguform. “UGS was chosen, after an extensive evaluation process, based on its proven ability to streamline production planning and optimize supplier operations. UGS Tecnomatix solutions are the most advanced in the market and their know-how and implementation expertise is very strong.”
Tecnomatix is the digital manufacturing brand of UGS. Tecnomatix is the most widely-used digital manufacturing solution, enabling organizations to design, simulate and execute production processes. Digital manufacturing is a critical component of product lifecycle management, helping businesses increase profitability by improving the way products are built. More than 5,000 companies worldwide – including BMW, Lockheed-Martin and Anheuser-Busch – are using Tecnomatix to reduce operating costs, accelerate product introductions and shorten time to volume while maintaining high levels of product and process quality. Tecnomatix leverages the UGS Open Manufacturing Backbone™ software, which facilitates integration with other UGS® solutions, as well as third-party systems. With Tecnomatix, UGS brings together best-of-breed digital manufacturing solutions, deep process expertise and a proven knowledge management foundation spanning the entire product lifecycle. For more information visit:www.ugs.com/tecnomatix.
Belonging to Cerberus the Peguform Group, headquartered in Bötzingen, is a global full-service-supplier with six plants in Germany, seven in Spain and additional ones in Mexico, Brazil and Portugal. The company designs, manufactures and supplies single plastic components, systems and complete modules for automobiles world-wide. The products are good in shape: from the interior to the exterior body shell! More than 7,000 employees world-wide contribute every day to the success of leading automotive OEMs. In 2004, Peguform achieved total sales of more than 1.4 billion Euro For more information please visitwww.peguform.de.
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.
Note: UGS Tecnomatix, Open Manufacturing Backbone and Transforming the process of innovation are trademarks or registered 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.
The statements in this news release that are not historical statements, including statements regarding the success of the implementation 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 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.