PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2009 - 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 the availability of Parasolid® Version 21.0 (V21) software, the latest release of its PLM industry-leading 3D geometric modeling component software.
Parasolid V21 includes numerous modeling enhancements, across a wide spectrum of functionality, which represent a significant step forward in modeling capability and productivity. These enhancements will benefit the independent software vendors who have licensed Parasolid modeling technology to produce more than 350 leading end-user products in the product design and analysis market space:
“Parasolid V21 represents another significant step forward in modeling technology, enabling end-users to manipulate their designs intuitively for maximum productivity without the need to consider the technical complexities of the operations they perform,” said Joan Hirsch, vice president of Product Design Solutions, Siemens PLM Software. “By constantly addressing the complex technical challenges presented by our demanding customer base, Parasolid has cemented its reputation as the world’s pre-eminent solid modeling kernel.”
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 5.9 million licensed seats and 56,000 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) 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 industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors 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. With around 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.
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