Jan 15 2008

Dassault Systèmes Launches ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express

Out-of-the-Box and Scalable PLM Engineering Solution, from Concept to Manufacturing, for Mid-Sized Companies

Kfar Saba, Israel, January 15, 2008 – Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the availability of ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express, an out-of-the-box, scalable and multi-CAD PLM engineering solution, specifically geared for mid-sized companies. ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express deploys best practices for working with Engineering Bill of Materials (E-BOMs) from concept to manufacturing phases of the product lifecycle, enabling mid-sized businesses to significantly accelerate new product launches.

“ENOVIA SmarTeam has provided a system for managing, communicating, and integrating technical and business change.  We have processed about 300% more changes with reduced effort, and reduced processing time on Make-to-Order products by 70%,” said Jim Stewart, Engineering Systems Manager of Swagelok, a fluid system component manufacturer based in the United States.

Customers can benefit from accelerated product launches and reduce the duration and volume of engineering changes, resulting in higher productivity and lower costs. With its item/BOM-centric approach and tailorable workflow processes, supporting both mechanical and electronic CAD systems, ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express improves product definition by controlling the product changes and adopting best practices. The offering also enables improved accuracy, data consistency and configuration control resulting in effective and fast reuse of existing data.

ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express is a prepackaged, easy to implement  solution, based on ENOVIA SmarTeam's Collaborative Engineering offering. The solution offers mid-sized companies a rapid user ramp-up and low total cost of ownership. Preconfigured yet tailorable, ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express provides customers out-of-the-box PLM functionality that can be extended to the Collaborative Engineering solution according to the customer’s growing PLM needs.

“With the addition of SmarTeam Engineering Express to our solution portfolio, we are providing a tremendous advantage for mid-market manufacturers who can achieve a substantially low total cost of ownership,” said, Alex Zeltcer, general manager, ENOVIA SmarTeam, Dassault Systèmes. “This is possible, in part, as our products work in harmony with Microsoft technologies, including .NET so that customers do not need to invest in additional and costly hardware and software.”

Together with the SmarTeam Design Express package, introduced in 2006 and adopted by hundreds of mid-sized companies, ENOVIA SmarTeam now offers, on the same platform, an end-to-end engineering solution –- from concept to manufacturing phases – for mid-sized companies, reinforcing Dassault Systèmes’ mission to bring the benefits of PLM to companies of any size in any industry worldwide.

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