PLANO, Texas and SMEDEREVSKA PALANKA, Serbia, March 6, 2008, 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, announced today that GOŠA FOM Equipment & Machinery Company a.d, the leading machinery company in Serbia, selected Siemens PLM Software’s NXTM software and Solid Edge® software as its core product development platform to be deployed throughout all of its divisions.
GOŠA FOM a.d. will use Siemens PLM Software’s digital product development software to replace all existing 2D software and transition to a 3D product design operation. GOŠA FOM a.d. recognized that the ease of use and hybrid modeling capabilities of Siemens PLM Software would help their engineers move to 3D within the shortest possible time and because of Siemens PLM Software’s open platform, GOŠA FOM a.d. will be able to continue to use all their existing 2D drawings simultaneously.
“We were looking for a partner who understands our industry,” said Milan Simović, M.Sc.Mech.Eng. Design and Development director, GOŠA FOM a.d. “When we analyzed other suppliers, Siemens PLM Software was the clear winner. They proved that their software tools and approach would best fit out current needs for design as well as the future needs for managing all engineering data and processes. Siemens PLM Software and partner Industrial Technology Systems worked together to establish an excellent strategic relationship with us that’s valuable now and in the future.”
GOŠA FOM a.d. was founded in 1923 with French and Serbian capital shares and is one of Serbia’s largest exporters.
“The fact that the leading Serbian machinery company selected our software is confirmation of our strong presence in machinery industry in Europe,” said Greg Nutkins, vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa Distributor Operations, Siemens PLM Software. “We look forward to helping GOŠA FOM a.d. transition to a 3D operation. This selection is proof positive that we are ready to help Serbian companies reach their goal of competing in today’s world market.”
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 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 Automation Division (Nuremberg), a division of the Siemens Industry Sector, 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 industry to solutions for whole industries and systems 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.
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