Jan 09 2008

Dassault Systèmes Partners with Integware to Deliver Industry Focused Solutions for Life Sciences and Consumer Packaged Goods Industries

New CAA Partner Combines Industry Focus with PLM Leadership

Lowell, MA, January 9, 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 business alliance agreement with Integware, Inc., a leading PLM services and solutions provider for the life sciences and consumer packaged goods markets.  Integware will become a gold partner in the DS Component Application Architecture (CAA) Software Community Program expanding DS’s footprint in key industries.

The two companies will work together to develop deep domain solutions for life sciences and CPG companies that will combine ENOVIA’s leading PLM technology with Integware’s fifteen years of implementation and solution development experience and history of success with industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic and Abbott.

According to Joel Lemke, ENOVIA CEO, “Medical Device and CPG companies of all sizes face a competitive marketplace where it is vital to deliver innovative new products while ensuring compliance with increasingly stringent federal regulations that govern most aspects of design and manufacturing. This alliance with Integware will enable us to leverage their impeccable history of customer success, and provide our customers with the solutions they need to promote innovation, improve product quality, and automate manual, paper-based processes that address many FDA and other regulatory compliance risks.”

According to Chris Kay, Integware CEO, “Integware is extremely excited to work together with Dassault Systèmes and ENOVIA.  We felt it was the next best step in evolving Integware as a company to provide our customers the very best possible solutions.  Our customers will gain not only our experience in deploying industry best practices but also the best in breed technology as we work with ENOVIA to build specialized solutions unmatched in the PLM marketplace.”