Nov 12 2003

Delmia Corp. Receives “Champions of Industry” Award and National Coverage on CNN’s Twenty-Four Hour News Channel, Headline News Network

Pat Summerall to profile Delmia Corp. in recognition of company’s leadership role in digital manufacturing



Auburn Hills Mich., USA – November 12, 2003 –  Delmia Corp., a Dassault Systèmes company (Nasdaq: DASTY: Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), today announced that Pat Summerall’s Champions of Industry television series will profile the company in recognition of its demonstrated leadership in the area of digital manufacturing. The two-minute award announcement featuring DELMIA will be aired nationally on CNN’s twenty-four hour news channel, Headline News Network, today, between 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Conceived in 1995, Champions of Industry is a corporate recognition series that showcases companies and organizations that have demonstrated ingenuity, integrity and proven leadership within their respected industry.  Companies are evaluated and researched by an executive committee in order to qualify for the series.  <br/>

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“DELMIA’s unique approach to digital manufacturing offers the tools to create products, define manufacturing process, simulate factories and test the results before real-world manufacturing begins,“ said Pat Summerall, host of Champions of Industry. “This enables companies to bring products to market faster, increase innovation, and realize a higher return on their investment. Thus, key factors that made our decision easy to select DELMIA.”

“We are proud to receive this award, recognizing our leadership and our innovation,” said Philippe Charlès, CEO, Delmia Corp. “It’s at the heart of what we do.  It’s also at the heart of what we deliver.”