Under the agreement, gedas USA will provide focused services market and support Dassault's CATIA, Enovia and SmarTeam solutions, leveraging gedas' deep knowledge of manufacturing and automotive product development processes and PDM/PLM solutions.
"Dassault is recognized as the leading PDM/PLM solution for the automotive and manufacturing industries in the area of engineering collaboration, and it is highly regarded by those who use CATIA as their CAD standard tool," said Francisco Celis, team manager, Product Lifecycle Management at gedas USA. "We value this opportunity to use our 20 years of experience in automotive manufacturing and engineering solution (CAD-PDM-PLM-ERP) implementations to support Dassault customers."
gedas USA provides a single source for process consulting, systems integrations and industry expertise for its manufacturing and automotive clients. Currently, more than 20 major US manufacturers rely on gedas for their product development and engineering solutions, including Johnson Controls, ArvinMeritor, Valeo, Honeywell Turbo and Andrew Corporation.
As world leader in 3D and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions, the Dassault Systemes group brings value to more than 80,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systemes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire life cycle of products from conception to maintenance. Its offering includes integrated PLM solutions for product development (CATIA(R), DELMIA(R), ENOVIA(R), SMARTEAM(R)), mainstream 3D design tools (SolidWorks(R)), and 3D components (Spatial/ACIS(R)). Dassault Systemes is listed on the Nasdaq (DASTY) and Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) stock exchanges. For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com
A global IT service provider with teams working around the world, gedas develops, implements and operates individual IT solutions that create value- adding potential for its customers. In the automotive and manufacturing industries, as well as in the field of logistics, gedas has assumed a leading position with its strong business process expertise and its unique brand of full-service solutions. A 100-percent subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, gedas has more than 50 locations in 12 countries with headquarters in Berlin, and has successfully provided IT services for the past 20 years.
CONTACT: John Reichard of gedas USA, Inc., +1-248-754-3270, fax:
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