"Capgemini's membership in the JT Open community confirms our endorsement of an industry wide 3D visualization standard," said Eric Wines, UGS Alliance Manager in the Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) practice of Capgemini. "We have found the majority of our PLM customers to be productively using the JT Open format for visualization, with any PLM or ERP package. By supporting a common and already widely used global standard for visualization, we can continue to improve collaboration use in any industry supply chain for significant cost savings."
"The addition of Capgemini in the JT Open Program is further evidence that JT is being accepted as the standard format for sharing 3D data among leading companies," said Mark Matousek, JT Open Program Manager, UGS. "Membership in the JTO Program will be an excellent opportunity for Capgemini to hear first hand from some of the world's leading members companies about how JT and the JT Open Program are helping manufacturers worldwide significantly improve their ability to collaborate throughout their product lifecycle process. The addition of Capgemini to the JT Open Program continues the global expansion and further strengthens JT Open's momentum across industries," said Matousek.
Additional information about JT Open can be found at www.jtopen.com
About the Capgemini Group
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of Consulting, Technology, and Outsourcing services, has a unique way of working with its clients, which it calls the Collaborative Business Experience. Through commitment of mutual success and the achievement of tangible value, the company helps businesses implement growth strategies, leverage technology and thrive through the power of collaboration. Capgemini employs approximately 60,000 worldwide and reported 2004 global revenues of 6.3 billion euros. More information about individual service lines, offices and research is available at www.capgemini.com.
UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 42,000 clients worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company promotes openness and standardization and works collaboratively with its clients in creating enterprise solutions enabling them to transform their process of innovation and thus begin to capture the value of PLM. For more information on UGS products and services, visit www.ugs.com.
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