FOR RELEASE Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Shanghai, PRCand PLANO, Texas – UGS, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Shenyang Brilliance Jinbei Automobile Co.,Ltd. has selected UGS’ Teamcenter® as the PLM backbone for its vehicle design and manufacturing.
Upon completion of the three-phase project, the agreement will markUGS’largest PLM implementation in the automotive industry in China. Jinbei Automobile plans to use Teamcenter to leverage critical product lifecycle information to help transform its business and increase its competitive positioning.
“We are proud to have the opportunity to work with Jinbei Automobile,” said Hans-Kurt Lübberstedt,executivevicepresident, Asia Pacific,UGS. “Our commitment to delivering high value PLM solutions to the automotive market in China is solidified through this relationship with Jinbei and secures us a number one position in the PLM market for the automotive industry in China.”
“We needed a leading-edge information system that was not only powerful but also flexible enough to integrate with executive-level information, thereby helping us make better decisions in a highly competitive market environment,” said HeTao, president ofShenyang Brilliance Jinbei Automobile. “After a thorough evaluation we selected UGS because of its depth of global expertise in the automotive market and the strength ofTeamcenter, which ultimately will help us reach strategic objectives over the nextfewyearsto become the recognized brand in the market.”
UGS’ software and services are widely implemented by the world’s leading automotive companies, including DaimlerChrysler, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Isuzu Motors, Mazda, Nissan, Renault and Suzuki. The company currently hasapproximately155,000 licenses of its software in use at the world’s top 25 automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) where Teamcenter has effectively become the de facto standard for PLM backbone platform for the automotive industry.
Teamcenter, from UGS, is a proven portfolio of configurable lifecycle domain and industry solutions, uniting product knowledge with process innovation to deliver business value throughout the product lifecycle. Teamcenter’s PLM digital enterprise backbone brings together the collective information of the enterprise in an open, collaborative environment that extends the reach of product knowledge to every user’s desktop, in every organization.
Teamcenter leads the industry with solutions for product and portfolio planning, digital product development, digital manufacturing, and sales and support that deliver fast time-to-value. Teamcenter portfolio products include enterprise process management, engineering data management, extended enterprise collaboration, project management, requirements management, enterprise integration and visualization.
UGSis a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with more than 3 million licensed seats and 42,000 clients worldwide. The company promotes openness and standardization and works collaboratively with its clients in creating enterprise solutions enabling them to transform their process of innovation and thus begin to capture the value of PLM.
Note: Teamcenter is a registered trademark of UGSCorp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.