PARIS, October 10, 2007 – Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced a reseller agreement with PLM consultancy Integware, Inc. that will broaden DS’s reach into the life sciences market.
Integware is one of the world’s largest life sciences PLM services and solutions providers, counting major medical device manufacturers such as Johnson & Johnson, Abbott, Medtronic, and GE Healthcare as its customers. Its PLM solutions help life sciences companies promote innovation, improve product quality, and automate manual, paper-based processes that address many FDA regulatory compliance risks, and in its new capacity as a DS value-added reseller (VAR), Integware will work with customers to tailor industry-leading PLM solutions to their individual needs.
“We’ve been implementing PLM solutions for our clients for many years and we’ve seen how much value they bring to life sciences companies,” said Chris Kay, Integware’s CEO. “Working more closely with DS as a VAR to implement its whole suite of 3D PLM solutions gives us a vast new range of solutions to offer our customers as they try to streamline and automate all of their product development and regulatory compliance processes.”
“Integware has a unique and valuable understanding of the PLM-related issues affecting the life sciences industry of any company in the market,” said Jim Ryan, vice president, channel sales, North-America, Dassault Systèmes. “They know the regulatory environment and customers’ design requirements. Integware is providing us access to a whole new community of potential customers and we’re providing them the full range of products they need to meet those customers’ needs.”