PLANO, Texas and FAGERHULT, Sweden, February 7, 2008 – Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Industry Sector and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Fagerhult Group, a leading European supplier of professional lighting solutions, selected Teamcenter® 2007 as its corporate-wide PLM solution and will deploy the technology at global design centers in Sweden, England, and China.
“As a result of our long and successful business relationship with Siemens PLM Software, we are confident that Teamcenter will provide a major competitive advantage by enhancing our product development process through reduced time-to-market and improved product lifecycle management,” said Emanuel Kantis, design manager at Fagerhult Group. “Fagerhult is a growing company that is focused on innovation. Teamcenter’s market leading capabilities and scalability make it the perfect choice for our corporate-wide PLM Solution.”
Teamcenter, the world’s most widely used PLM portfolio, enables Fagerhult Group to share and coordinate design and product information at distributed design centers all over the world and manage all design and engineering data within a single PLM solution.
“The selection of Teamcenter as the corporate-wide PLM solution by an industry leading company like the Fagerhult Group is testament to Siemens PLM Software’s ability to develop best-in-class PLM technology,” said Arie van Essen, vice president and managing director of Nordics and Russia, Siemens PLM Software. “We are honored to continue our relationship with the Fagerhult Group and look forward to helping them enhance product development capabilities and bring more innovative and cost efficient products to market faster.”
Fagerhult Group, with approximately 2,000 employees, is the largest lighting group in the Nordic region and a leading force in Europe. Fagerhult develops, manufactures and markets professional lighting systems for public environments as well as offering a range of decorative lighting. The group has sales companies in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Estonia, Poland, Russia, Dubai, Australia and China. Production facilities are located in Habo, Varberg, Falkenberg, Borås and Åhus in Sweden, Manchester in England, Melbourne in Australia and in Suzhou, China. The group, which includes Fagerhults Belysning, Ateljé Lyktan, Belid, Fagerhult Retail, Elenco, Eagle Lighting, Project Lighting and Whitecroft Lighting, has a turnover of SEK 2,500 million. AB Fagerhult is quoted on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Mid Cap.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Industry Sector, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 4.6 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software’s open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
The Siemens Industry Sector and its products and solutions address industry customers in the fields of production, transportation and building systems. The sector, newly formed on Jan. 1, 2008, is primarily comprised of the business activities of the former Siemens Groups A&D, I&S, SBT, Osram and TS. Approximately 209,000 employees currently work in the Industry Sector. The sector’s businesses generated revenues of roughly €40 billion in fiscal 2007. Further information about the Siemens Industry Sector is available at www.siemens.com/industry.
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