The partnership allows The Underground to expand its reach as a technical integrator with the charter to provide ICEM's world class content creation and Class-A surfacing tools to its major customer base located in the premier automotive design studios. The Underground team also will work with ICEM to provide training and services around ICEM's tools.
"We see The Underground contributing to ICEM's business success in the Americas because of their established relational business model" said Michael Check, General Manager of ICEM, Inc. "ICEM and The Underground will provide software and service solutions for design and design execution customers who are on the forefront of creativity and innovation in automotive development."
"With our exceptional record of service, the U N D E R G R O U N D, in conjunction with ICEM, brings to fruition a concept that the design community can only benefit from," said Kevin Grant, Business Manager of the Americas for the U N D E R G R O U N D world corp. "The partnership between our two companies utilizes our skill sets with their products. This will offer our clients a unique opportunity to address their needs and challenges in a relevant, effective and creative format."
ICEM and The Underground also are co-sponsors of the Los Angeles Auto Show's Design Los Angeles which will unveil the Design Challenge winning entry and feature leading designers from automotive, merchandise, e-commerce and entertainment industries as well as educational and research disciplines at its conference on November 30. Design Los Angeles is aimed exclusively at the interests of automobile designers. Following the conference, the two companies will celebrate the newly formed partnership at the Designers' Night Party which will be held off-site at the Museum of Neon Art.
About ICEM Ltd.
ICEM, Inc. is a subsidiary of ICEM Ltd, headquartered in the United Kingdom. ICEM is a leading worldwide developer of advanced surface modeling, design and visualization software. ICEM software is a key component of the product lifecycle management (PLM) software environments of many of the world's leading automotive and aerospace manufacturers and their suppliers. ICEM's product portfolio includes ICEM Shape Design and ICEM Surf. For more information, visit the company's web site at: www.icem.com
About The Underground World Corporation
The Underground World Corp. is one of the largest providers of design solutions worldwide. Through its offices in Detroit, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo, Brazil, The Underground Corp. provides an experienced team of industrial designers and conceptual modelers, custom training, special project ideation with 3D model creation, animation and rendering. For more information about The Underground World Corp., please visit the company's website at: www.theundergroundworld.com