VÉLIZY, France and ST. PAUL, Minn., USA, April 7, 2010 Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and Intercim LLC, a market leader in manufacturing and production operations management software solutions for advanced and highly regulated industries, today announced the signing of a global reseller agreement whereby DS will resell the complete Intercim product portfolio.
Through this global agreement DS now delivers comprehensive solutions for Manufacturing Execution and Manufacturing Intelligence along with the ability for companies utilizing the V5 DELMIA – ENOVIA Manufacturing Hub or the DS V6 environment to deliver manufacturing process plans and work instructions to the shop floor via the Intercim Pertinence MES system.
With this reseller agreement DS delivers to the market an integrated end-to-end solution that allows customers to:
• Execute step by step instructions on the shop floor exactly as defined and planned by manufacturing engineers;
• Increase worker comfort and productivity with intuitive interactive 3D work instructions;
• Reconcile as-designed/as-planned/as-built data for seamless collaboration between all extended enterprise functions;
• Integrate real-time production information and relevant as-built information directly to the 3D mock up; and
• Manage non-conformances and unexpected events in real time with corrective and preventive manufacturing intelligence.
Today’s announcement further illustrates Dassault Systèmes and Intercim’s commitment to bringing the real world of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) into the virtual world of PLM The signing of the global reseller agreement is another step in the evolution of this strategic relationship. The partnership started in 2004 when the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to define a common business and technology roadmap to serve highly regulated industries, including aerospace & defense, shipbuilding, energy and life sciences. In 2009, Dassault Systèmes announced a minority position in Intercim LLC.
Dassault Systèmes and Intercim’s partnership reinforces the power of PLM 2.0’s lifelike experience incorporating shop floor “as-built” information, product and quality analytics, and manufacturing best practices. The Manufacturing Execution and Manufacturing Intelligence solution from Intercim transforms customers’ investments in 3D and digital manufacturing into real gains on the shop floor by providing horizontal and vertical collaboration, increased productivity, continuous process surveillance and real-time progress visibility.
Intercim has 25 years of experience in helping discrete manufacturers meet regulatory requirements, harness lean principles, manage quality and execute processes in a paperless environment. The company is a demonstrated leader in manufacturing and production operations management software solutions for advanced and highly regulated industries. Intercim has offices throughout the United States and in Europe, with industry-leading customers such as Boeing, Sanofi Pasteur, Airbus, Ball Aerospace, BMW, and Honeywell. In addition, as part of its initiative to provide the utmost in operational excellence, the company also has technology partnerships with Dassault Systèmes, SAP and Microsoft. For more information, visit www.intercim.com.