Oct 11 2012

Tata Consulting Engineers and Dassault Systèmes Announce Partnership to Bring to Market Innovative Industry Solution Experiences

Bringing 3DEXPERIENCE to Serve Energy, Construction and Other Sectors through Combined Business Development and Engineering Consultancy Services

MUMBAI, INDIA —October 11, 2012 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions and Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. (TCE) today jointly announced a strategic partnership designed to leverage each company’s core capabilities to deliver industry solution experiences to customers in key Energy, Process, Utilities and Construction sectors where Tata Consulting Engineers is already well established. Tata Consulting Engineers is a leading consulting engineering company and a subsidiary of Tata Sons Ltd and has been providing engineering consultancy services for the past 50 years.
TCE will leverage Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE industry solutions to bring business value through combined business development and engineering consultancy services to customers in Power (Hydro & Thermal, Transmission & Distribution) Nuclear, Construction, Mining and Minerals, Infrastructure (Water & Urban Development, Buildings & Architecture, Ports & Transportation), Steel & Metals, Chemical (Oil & Gas) and Industrial (Automotive, Cement, Heavy Engineering, Special Projects). The very first combined effort will be to launch three solutions for Energy, Process and Construction sectors: “Optimized Plant Construction”, “3D Digital Plant”, “Plant Operation and Safe Plant”.
The Tata Consulting Engineers - Dassault Systèmes association also ensures the establishment of a dedicated “Centre of Excellence” for delivering 3DEXPERIENCE solutions to customers in key industry segments.
“Our technical prowess and sheer diversity of operations in key industry segments holds us in good stead. The synergy of Tata Consulting Engineers and Dassault Systèmes will help transform our service delivery model, driving customer delight through value creation, taking us further up in the international engineering consulting business,” said, Mr. J.P Haran, Managing Director, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. “The synergy between Tata Consulting Engineers and Dassault Systèmes is a perfect amalgam of both companies’ core strengths and we are sure that this will be a great differentiator in providing value engineering offerings to our customers.”
Commenting on the partnership, Monica Menghini, Executive Vice President, Industry, Dassault Systèmes, said, “The joint team from Dassault Systèmes and Tata Consulting Engineers will create unsurpassed business value to customers in different industry sectors. This strategic partnership also strives to focus on key value drivers that go beyond any solution currently available, including a new services and business consulting model.”
Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, Managing Director, India, Dassault Systèmes, added, “This partnership will transform the Indian industry through the innovative application of ‘industry solution experiences’. In the current economic environment, where quantum improvement in productivity has become the key to competitiveness, this value creation partnership certainly deserves special importance.”
The partnership will first support Dassault Systèmes’ game-changing 3DEXPERIENCE solutions in Energy and Tata Consulting Engineers’s consulting expertise to provide:
• Simulation of plant behavior in virtual world to analyze efficiency and safety at optimum cost  and anticipate the risk associated with the plant
• Multi disciplinary plant 3D for integrated digital plant knowledge
• Virtual operator training to ensure leaner operation and maintenance
• Engineering analysis for reliable and robust designs.
• Simulation of construction/refurbishment/maintenance in safe virtual world to execute it right the first time in real world
• Program management for optimizing EPC project execution collaboratively across the value chain
###