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Welcome to the Weekly PLM News Roundup.

April 04, 2016 By: Amy Fenwick

New Product Releases

Optimization Software Links Simulation-Driven Design to PLM
ESTECO has just released its Enterprise Suite, which merges the abilities of its optimization software, modeFRONTIER, and its collaborative design process management software, SOMO 1.6. Multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) users will be able to connect their SOMO/modeFRONTIER workflows with imported models and projects currently stored on a PLM database…

 

PLM Adoption & Industry Focus

The Democratization of PLM
The PLM solutions that are most accessible are hosted in the cloud, accessed via subscription and provide better configuration. The convergence of these capabilities has a real impact on the democratization of PLM solutions...

Manufacturers extend the PLM journey
By extending PLM, manufacturers are in a better position to produce quality products that provide a steady, predictable stream of revenue (stability) but also innovate new products and product improvements (vitality) to accelerate growth…

Caterpillar Deploys Dassault Systèmes’ “Single Source for Speed” Industry Solution Experience
With the “Single Source for Speed” industry solution experience, Caterpillar can virtually evaluate the performance, quality and durability of future products before committing to physical prototypes...

China’s Desay to deploy Siemens PLM software
Siemens said China’s Desay SV will adopt its product lifecycle management (PLM) software, as the automotive electronics supplier prepares to implement new manufacturing technologies. The full set of PLM software solution will enable Desay SV to increase product quality, reduce time-to-market, decrease costs and enhance its competitive edge...

Dassault Lands Breakthrough Deal for 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Platform
…global telecom company Ericsson has decided to adopt Dassault’s ENOVIA V6 and 3DEXPERIENCE PLM platform...

  

Mergers, Partnerships, & Financial Developments

HCL Tech to buy engineering services, technologies firm Geometric
IT company HCL Technologies will strengthen significantly in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) consulting space. The acquisition, however, excludes the 58% stake that Geometric owns in a joint venture -- 3DPLM Software Solutions-- with Dassault Systèmes...

Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Full Ownership of 3DPLM Software, its Joint Venture with Geometric Ltd
The transaction is part of a composite scheme whereby Geometric’s business is being transferred to HCL Technologies Ltd, while simultaneously merging Geometric Ltd. into 3DPLM thereby giving 100 percent ownership of 3DPLM to Dassault Systèmes...

 

Tutorials, Strategies, & Thoughts on PLM

IDC Manufacturing Insights Offers Roadmap to Achieve World Class Product Lifecycle Management
A new report from IDC Manufacturing Insights identifies the stages, critical measures, outcomes, and actions required for companies to effectively develop a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) strategy that extends across their organization and value chain…

 

Events & Recognition

Live Webinar: Product Line Engineering: Increasing Competitive Advantage by Reducing Time, Cost and Complexity Across the Lifecycle
This webinar will address the need for a unified approach across three key disciplines: product line engineering (PLE) for managing product variation; application lifecycle management (ALM) for managing software-intensive systems; and product lifecycle management (PLM) for managing mechanically intensive systems and operations... 

Customer Feedback Awards Omnify Software the "Best PLM in 2016"
Omnify Software, a leading provider of web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for discrete manufacturers, announces Empower PLM has been recognized by G2 Crowd as earning the highest overall satisfaction score in the winter 2016 PLM Software Grid report…

John Pollaers to give keynote at Siemens PLM Industrial Insights event
Manufacturers’ Monthly announced John Pollaers, chairman of the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council, will be keynote speaker at the upcoming Siemens PLM Industrial Insights event…