Apr 22 2008

Dassault Systèmes Showcases V6 Platform and PLM 2.0 Strategy at Next-Generation PLM Seminar

Key Industry Event Brings Together 200 Executives from Leading Companies in China

Beijing, China, April 22, 2008- Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that its Next Generation PLM customer day in Beijing, China, brought together more than 200 of China’s leading executives from companies across multiple industries including industrial equipment, semiconductor and high-tech to showcase V6 which is Dassault Systems’ next generation platform for PLM 2.0.

As one of the key presenters, Mr. Andy Kalambi, vice president and general manager, ENOVIA Asia, Dassault Systèmes, will focus on how Dassault Systèmes’ V6 strategy is helping to shape PLM 2.0. The concept of PLM 2.0 is designed to support innovation by creating an online 3D environment which will enable everyone, from creators to collaborators to consumers, to share ideas, create intellectual property and bring products to life. Rob Shinno, global director, Hi-Tech Strategy & Solutions, ENOVIA R&D, Dassault Systèmes, will present “PLM 2.0: V6 - Next-Generation PLM Collaboration” and “Profitable Innovation for Hi-Tech and Semiconductor Companies.”
"China’s rapid economic growth and its emergence as one of the world’s key manufacturing centers represent a huge opportunity for long term success and innovation. The introduction of the V6 platform and the concept of PLM 2.0 provides the tools and business processes required to drive innovation and return on investment by fostering global, multi-functional collaboration and helping to capture an organization’s collective intelligence,” said Mr. Andy Kalambi, vice president and general manager, ENOVIA Asia, Dassault Systèmes. 
Dassault Systèmes’ V6 PLM strategy, unveiled in January 2008 and scheduled for general availability in May, delivers a single PLM platform for all PLM business  processes, available to anybody anywhere, spanning engineering groups, business and end users. V6 also gives intelligent access to all IP no matter the data source location, with ENOVIA MatrixOne technology built into the foundation.

“With a strong regional presence and deep local expertise, we believe that Dassault Systèmes is well positioned to be the catalyst for thought leadership in the development of PLM best practices for the Chinese market," said Mr. Zhao Heng, Vice President, Greater China Value Channel , Systèmes. “The launch of V6 demonstrates our commitment to long term success while also providing our customers, including industry leading companies such as Yan Tai Raffles Shipyard, Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Group, National Erzhong Group Company and Dong Feng Electric Machinery, with a clear technology migration path.”

ENOVIA’s collaborative PLM environment addresses customers’ requirements across all product and business processes, from small-scale teams to extended enterprises with many thousands of users. In Asia Pacific, ENOVIA works with customers in markets including automotive, high tech, industrial equipment and semiconductor. 

For more information please visit www.3ds.com/cn