LANDSKRONA, Sweden and PLANO, Texas, Sept. 9, 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 that SWEP, one of the world’s leading suppliers of brazed heat exchangers, selected Teamcenter® software as its corporate-wide PLM solution and will deploy 200 seats when fully implemented.
“With Siemens PLM Software we see an opportunity to invest in a new enterprise solution for product development that will enhance our competitive edge and continue to help further our growth,” said Anders Lundblad, CFO and Vice President, at SWEP.
Teamcenter, the world’s most widely used PLM portfolio, enables SWEP to effectively collaborate by sharing design and product information at distributed design centers and to manage multiple CAD-data within a single PLM solution.
“Teamcenter will support SWEP’s ambition to build a truly global company. With a global R&D organization it is essential to have a PLM application for storage and distribution of different types of data and to support our innovation and development processes. We expect to improve project quality, time to market and customer value by implementing Teamcenter”, said Eric Mencke, Head of Research & Development, SWEP.
“The additional functionality that Teamcenter delivers including transparent manufacturing solutions was a decisive factor for SWEP to choose Teamcenter”, said Staffan Selander, CIO at SWEP.
The selection of Teamcenter was made in a competitive bid and the order is worth more than four million SEK in licenses and additional services.
“The selection of Teamcenter as the corporate-wide PLM solution by an industry leading company like SWEP is a testament to Siemens PLM Software’s ability to develop best-in-class PLM technology,” said Mats Friberg, vice president and managing director, Nordic Operation, Siemens PLM Software. “We look forward to helping SWEP enhance product development capabilities to meet the challenge of turning more ideas into successful products.”
SWEP is one of the world's leading suppliers of brazed plate heat exchangers (BPHEs) and related products and services. The company operates close to its customers and is represented in more than 50 countries, with its own sales force in more than 20 countries. Highly efficient factories in Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, Slovakia, Malaysia and China mean the company can offer production that is both large-scale and flexible. The company has a turnover of approx. USD 250 million and is a part of Dover Corporation, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Further information about SWEP can be found on the web site www.swep.net.
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 nearly six 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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