Ferris State University To Receive PLM Software From UGS

PLANO, Texas, and BIG RAPIDS, Mich., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced it is providing an in-kind grant of its NX(TM) and Solid Edge(R) software that was a commercial value of $21.8 million.

The grant is being made through UGS' Global Opportunities in Product Lifecycle Management (GO PLM) initiative, which leads the PLM industry in the commercial value of in-kind grants it provides and brings together five complementary community involvement programs focused on academic partnership, regional productivity, youth and displaced worker development and the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education program. The GO PLM(TM) program provides PLM technology to more than 860,000 students annually at nearly 8,400 global institutions, where it is used at every academic level -- from middle schools to graduate engineering research programs.

"The College of Technology at Ferris is a nationally-recognized leader in manufacturing and its CAD Drafting and Tool Design program graduates are known for their superior design abilities and immediate contributions to industry upon graduation," said Mark Hill, professor, CAD Drafting and Tool Design at FSU. "FSU has been educating students in Plastics Injection Mold Design, Sheet Metal Die Stamping Design and Jig and Fixture Design for more than 50 years and the addition of the NX and Solid Edge suites of software will enable our graduates to enter the industry with a greater working knowledge of current industrial software recognized throughout the world."

"Innovation and the ability to bring the right products to market quickly are key business drivers for today's most competitive companies," said David Shirk, executive vice president of Global Marketing, UGS. "Providing software to leading universities like FSU empowers knowledge for 21st Century engineers to tie into global innovation networks that the world's leading manufacturers are leveraging to build the most innovative products. UGS is committed to FSU's outstanding students and dedicated faculty. UGS is proud to build on its relationship with FSU and manufacturers in Michigan and beyond."

Ferris State University is a career-oriented public university located in Big Rapids, Mich. More than 170 degrees are offered through the colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Services, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Technology. Ferris State University is in its second century as a top technical and professional university, providing the education to make its graduates immediately employable in their chosen fields. For more information on Ferris State University please visit http://www.ferris.edu/.

About UGS

UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 46,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS' vision is to enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through global innovation networks to deliver world-class products and services while leveraging UGS' open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation. For more information on UGS products and services, visit http://www.ugs.com.

Note: UGS, GO PLM, NX, Solid Edge and Transforming the process of innovation are trademarks or registered trademarks of UGS Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.

    CONTACTS:

    Mendi Paschal
    972-987-3210
    
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    Mark Hill - Ferris State University
    231-591-2514
    
Email Contact

CONTACT: Mendi Paschal of UGS, +1-972-987-3210, Email Contact; or Mark
Hill of Ferris State University, +1-231-591-2514, Email Contact

Web site: http://www.ugs.com/
http://www.ferris.edu//


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