Dassault Systèmes Ranks Highest among PLM Providers in Consumer Goods Technology’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Survey
For the Second Consecutive Year, Dassault Systèmes Tops PLM Competitors for New Product Development & Introduction
LOWELL, Mass, March 16, 2010 — Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that it was ranked as one of the leading New Product Development & Introduction providers in the 2010 Readers’ Choice Survey from Consumer Goods Technology (CGT), a business-to-business publication serving more than 58,000 decision-makers in the consumer goods industry. In the New Product Development & Introduction category, Dassault Systèmes’ ENOVIA solution ranked fourth overall, with Dassault Systèmes highest among PLM solution providers for the second consecutive year beating competitors like PTC and Siemens as well as specialty providers. The tenth annual edition of the 2010 Readers' Choice Survey draws on feedback from consumer goods executives to rank service and solution providers in 10 categories. This benchmark survey conducted by CGT is the premier resource for consumer goods executives evaluating future business and technology investments. “Dassault Systèmes’ technology plays a crucial role for customers in the new product development process,” said Alliston Ackerman, editor, CGT. “With the company’s dedicated PLM solutions designed specifically for consumer goods companies, it’s no surprise to see them ranked in the top half of the New Product Development & Introduction category.” DS’s ENOVIA V6 PLM solution delivers industry specific, collaborative business process management capabilities, combined with cutting edge tools for design, engineering and production planning on the industry’s most robust enterprise PLM platform. DS V6 helps companies deliver on their strategic initiatives around the transformation and acceleration of product development, manufacturing and enterprise collaboration processes. “Our PLM technology provides the necessary foundation for consumer goods companies and retailers to create consumer-centric products in better, faster and smarter ways to combat fierce competition, tackle profit pressures and address changing consumer preferences,” explained Rosemary Grabowski, vice president, CPG Market Development, Dassault Systèmes.
“This recognition is a testament to our commitment to helping customers achieve profitable, successful innovation, faster than their competitors while significantly increasing overall organizational efficiency,” said Susan Olivier, director, Retail, Footwear and Apparel Market Development, ENOVIA, Dassault Systèmes.
About The Readers’ Choice 2010 Survey
This benchmark issue draws on feedback from 165 consumer goods executives to rank service and solution providers in the following categories: Supply Chain Execution, Supply Chain Planning, CRM, TPM, ERP, New Product Development and Introduction, Business Intelligence, Demand Data Analytics, Consulting and Outsourcing. Results will be spotlighted in the January 2010 edition of CGT magazine in print and online.
About Consumer Goods Technology
CGT (Consumer Goods Technology) magazine is the leading resource for consumer goods executives looking to improve business performance. Delivering content in print, online, and face-to-face, CGT reaches an audience of more than 54,000 consumer goods executives ranging from managers and directors to the VPs and CIOs. CGT also covers all major segments of the consumer goods sector, including Food, Beverage, Packaged Goods, Consumer Electronics and Footwear. For more information on CGT, visit http://www.consumergoods.com.
About Dassault Systèmes
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systèmes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systèmes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com.
CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.