MOSCOW, December 7, 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 Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center selected Siemens PLM Software’s comprehensive PLM system. The system will help the company reduce development and production launch times for new products and modifications.
“Siemens PLM Software is pleased that Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center selected our industry-leading technology following a thorough analysis,” said Steffen Buchwald, vice president and managing director, Central and Eastern Europe, Siemens PLM Software. “The introduction of NX™ software and the Teamcenter® portfolio, including an efficient digital mockup technology, will help Khrunichev to boost the production of new and modified products and to save product development and production planning costs.”
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center selected Siemens PLM Software following an extensive evaluation process. The major objective is to use Siemens PLM Software’s NX software, its digital product development offering, and Teamcenter software, its digital lifecycle management portfolio, to reduce product development and production planning costs along with shortening the period between the start of a project and commissioning. This objective will require design process optimization using digital mockups, concurrent engineering techniques, and providing the development team with real-time access to up-to-date product data. The use of Teamcenter at the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center will control and trace projects, manage product structure, and provide a unified engineering knowledge and product requirements database.
The Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is the core space company which implements the Russian federal space program. The company performs development, batch production, and operations of light and heavy-lift rocket carriers, development and production of space probes (space systems) for Earth exploration and communication purposes
Today the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center includes: a rocket production facility; the Salyut design bureau, a space operations facility, a medical equipment facility, and 9 divisions located in 6 Russian Federation's regions: Moscow, the Moscow Region, the Vladimir Region, the Omsk Region, the Voronezh Region, the Archangelsk Region. For more information please visit www.khrunichev.ru.
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 6.7 million licensed seats and 63,000 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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