Oct 04 2006

Dassault Systèmes launches CATIA PLM Express

25 years of product design excellence – for companies of all sizes

Paris, France, October 4, 2006 — Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions today announced CATIA PLM Express, a scalable solution which provides CATIA design excellence at an affordable price, for companies of all sizes. CATIA PLM Express includes flexible solutions tailored to meet existing and future customers’ day to day business needs, based on Dassault Systèmes’ 25 years of cross industry experience.

“With CATIA PLM Express, we are taking our first steps with PLM. This solution brings us all of the functionality and benefits of CATIA, perfectly adapted to our specific business needs and the company’s organization. We are under constant pressure from our customers to innovate and compete in terms of price. With our local partner CSP, we have started discovered a scalable and flexible approach PLM, which allows us to streamline and grow our business profitably by anticipating our customers needs," explains Mr Zanon, founder of Zanon Macchine Agricole. Zanon Macchine Agricole is a leading Italian manufacturer of farming and agricultural equipment with 40 years of experience in creating quality products.

“Online, customers can rapidly and easily define the solution which matches their business needs and request a quotation. Customers speed implementation, reduce time to deployment and improve return on investment - critical for SMBs irrespective of industry,” explains Jacques Leveille-Nizerolle, CEO, CATIA, Dassault Systèmes. With CATIA PLM Express, new and existing customers have a single entry point which evolves with their needs and job requirements.

CATIA Team PLM is the core configuration of CATIA PLM Express, giving customers the CATIA modeller for product design, knowledge capture and re-use in a collaborative environment. It also delivers core collaborative PDM functionality via ENOVIA SmarTeam, providing optimized CATIA design management and collaboration, and a solid foundation primed for PLM solution scaling. Once a solution has been defined at: www.3ds.com/my-catia-plm-express, customers receive a quote and are contacted rapidly by a local sales partner. Existing customers can seamlessly move to this new offering from their existing CATIA seats.

 

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