Darmstadt, February 2009 – Darmstadt-headquartered PROSTEP AG, Germany’s leading specialist for product data and process integration, has signed a Partner agreement with Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. As a Software and Technology partner, PROSTEP will provide deep integrations with PDM and CAD software tools from Siemens PLM Software. PROSTEP extends the existing capability of its OpenDXM® and OpenPDM® products to allow additional automation, workflow, and standards based interoperability between a variety of third-party and in house applications. This includes internal integrations within a company as well as the integration of external partners, suppliers and customers.
“The partner agreement with Siemens PLM Software is a tribute to our competence as an integration partner to leading companies in the automotive, air- and space, shipbuilding and other industries, who struggle with the problem of heterogeneous CAD, PDM and PLM environments”, says Dr. Martin Holland, VP of sales at PROSTEP AG. “The partnership enables us to adapt our integration solutions better and faster to the functions and requirements of Siemens PLM Software’s offerings, to the benefit of our joint customers.”
“Siemens PLM Software is committed to open systems and an open business model,” said Rich Ramsey, vice president of Partner and Components Marketing, Siemens PLM Software. “The addition of PROSTEP to our Partner Program is consistent with our strategy to encourage the integration of third-party software tools that extend this open value proposition to our customers.”
About PROSTEP AG
PROSTEP AG is recognized as the leading PLM integration specialist in the area of product data integration. The company offers customers from the aerospace, automotive, shipbuilding and mechanical engineering industries – including EADS/AIRBUS, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler – integration solutions for CAD, PDM and supplier communication, thus making e-engineering a reality.
The PROSTEP Group has a current headcount of more than 270 in Germany, France and the USA. In addition to its headquarters in Darmstadt, PROSTEP also maintains branch offices in Berlin, Bexbach, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Wolfsburg and Wuppertal, as well as Lyon (France) and Troy (Michigan).
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