Gestamp, an international automotive supplier, has selected Siemens' Teamcenter® software as its global solution for product lifecycle management (PLM). As a company committed to the design, development and manufacturing of metal components and assemblies for the global automotive sector, Gestamp cited the ability for Teamcenter to help improve product development efficiencies and its advanced project management capabilities, as reasons for its decision. Teamcenter is developed by Siemens’ PLM software business.
“Teamcenter will help us improve collaboration between different functional areas by improving and accelerating the execution of our projects, as well as increasing the traceability and visibility of the main metrics of our projects,” said Jesús Salvador, Organization and Corporate Projects for Gestamp. “It will facilitate more agile decision making, enabling us to provide a better and faster response to our customers.”
Gestamp conducted an in-depth assessment of all the processes involved in its product development value chain, from the initial customer order until all pieces enter the manufacturing stage. As a result of its findings, the company decided to implement a global PLM solution capable of efficiently and effectively managing all of the identified processes within the major functional areas of its products' lifecycles.
Teamcenter will allow Gestamp to improve efficiencies and increase its productivity by establishing a global standard for its product and production management system, unifying the systems infrastructure along with its customer relations model.
“We are very proud that Gestamp has put its trust in our Teamcenter solution,” said Joan Francàs, Country Manager for Spain and Portugal, Siemens PLM Software. “Siemens is committed to helping Gestamp, and other companies throughout the world, implement the digitalization and automation of their entire production process. We look forward to supporting Gestamp for a very long time, helping them to improve their efficiencies and decision making in order to fully realize innovation in their own products.”
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over 15 million licensed seats and more than 140,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with its customers to provide industry software solutions that help companies everywhere achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by making real the innovations that matter. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
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Gestamp is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of metal components and assemblies for the main vehicle manufacturers. It specializes in the development of products with an innovative design in order to produce lighter and safer vehicles, which thus offer improved energy consumption and reduced environmental impact. Gestamp products cover the areas of Body in White, Chassis and Mechanisms. Gestamp is present in 20 countries with 95 manufacturing plants, 12 R&D centers and a workforce of over 33,000 employees worldwide. In 2015, its turnover was €7,000 million/USD 7,812 million.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of gas and steam turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2015, which ended on September 30, 2015, Siemens generated revenue of €75.6 billion and net income of €7.4 billion. At the end of September 2015, the company had around 348,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.
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