Celebrating innovation in product development
For immediate release
FORT COLLINS, Colo. and SINDELFINGEN, Germany – May 2, 2007 – CoCreate Software, Inc., a leading provider of 3rd generation PLM software applications for high-tech electronics and machinery, today announced the winners of its 2007 Design Competition.
Results and product designs for the 2007 Design Competition are featured at:
This year’s Design Competition celebrated innovation in product development, clearly recognized by the variety and depth of product designs included in the 160 entries submitted by CoCreate customers from all across the world.
The 2007 winning product designs come from the following companies:
? Amerequip, USA
? Audemars Piguet, Switzerland
? Bedeschi, Italy
? Bortolin Kemo, Italy
? Cushman Engineering, USA
? GEBR. BRASSELER, Germany
? Grimme, Germany
? Hydro Aluminium Raeren, Belgium
? Jonas & Redmann, Germany
? KELLENBERGER, Switzerland
? Kössler, Austria
? LI-COR Biosciences, USA
? Liebherr Ehingen, Germany
? Liebherr HausgerTMte Ochsenhausen, Germany
? MAFI Transport-Systeme, Germany
? Norden Machinery, Sweden
? normative mechanics, Germany
? OelschlTMgerMetalltechnik GmbH, Germany
? TANDLER Zahnrad- und Getriebefabrik, Germany
Included among the high-tech electronic and machinery entries were robotic handling equipment, electronic biometric devices, scientific instrumentation for spatial-temporal CO2 efflux measurement, safety can openers, wireless mobile column lifts, and an electric guitar.
MAFI Transport-Systeme captured the highest number of votes for their battery powered, heavy duty MFI Tractor with a 40t total towing weight, earning distinction as the overall winner for the 2007 Design Competition.
MAFI is one of the leading worldwide manufacturers of in-plant transport systems for industry and seaports whose products include tractors with diesel engines, electric motors or hybrid drive systems, automatic guided vehicles, rail cars and industrial trailers.
“Congratulations to the winners of this year’s design competition. An amazing variety of innovative products were submitted by customers around the globe,” said William M. Gascoigne, CoCreate CEO. “We want to thank all of the engineers and designers that took part in this year’s competition. It is through their products that we are able to share with the industry how a Dynamic Modeling based approach to 3D product development fosters the innovation process.”
CoCreate Software is for leaders in high-tech electronics and machinery, and other innovative companies facing intense time to market pressure. Many of the world’s best known product development companies depend on CoCreate in order to achieve unprecedented speed and flexibility.
CoCreate’s 3rd generation approach to product lifecycle management (3G PLM) streamlines the process of planning, developing and manufacturing products. As the world’s #1 provider of Dynamic Modeling based software, CoCreate is the ideal platform for lean product development.
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