Mar 16 2007

Dassault Systèmes Solutions Boost Efficiencies and Increase Product Quality for Chinese Manufacturers

E-works Awards DS as China’s Best Digital Manufacturing Supplier for 2006

China, March 16, 2007  Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced it has been awarded the ”2006 China Manufacturing Digitalization Excellent Supplier Award” and “2006 China Manufacturing Digitalization Excellent Product” from e-works, a professional IT application publication for Chinese manufacturing enterprises.  Dassault Systèmes helps manufacturers streamline processes and spot and repair glitches in a 3D virtual interface, which boosts efficiencies and allows them get products right from the start.

“Since Dassault Systèmes entered China’s market, it continues to be committed to grow together with Chinese customers and help drive progress in China’s manufacturing digitalization.  DS’s intuitive 3D approach to drive PLM across the enterprise helps Chinese customers reach high achievements in product innovation, quality, cost control, and time-to-market, which are significantly transforming the way they do and win business,” says Huang Pei, CEO of e-works.   

“We are excited about winning these awards.  They affirm our continuous leadership in delivering the best PLM solutions for Chinese manufacturing enterprises.  China is a strategic market for us, and DS will continue to work closely with the local customers and partners to fulfill our commitment here,” says Bernard Charlès, president and CEO, Dassault Systèmes.   Today during a Beijing held ceremony, Mr. Charlès will receive the manufacturing awards and deliver a speech.  He is also traveling throughout China to visit key customers in automotive, aerospace, and ship building industries.

Capitalizing on its extensive experience working with world-class customers, DS has customized its solutions to handle customers’ challenges in key industries.  Its portfolio is designed to simplify, accelerate, and secure PLM deployment for clients with the vision to provide solutions allowing everyone to imagine, share, and experience in 3D.  This generates enterprise intellectual property, from product conception to maintenance, to be shared across the extended enterprise.  DS is now crafting solutions that integrate closely with local best practices and optimize critical processes in distinct industries.