Mumbai, November 05th 2009: Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Defiance Tech Private Limited, a leading provider of engineering, manufacturing and enterprise (EME) solutions to jointly promote and market Dassault Systèmes’ PLM solutions to help customers across industry verticals achieve sustainable innovation.
Under the agreement, Defiance Tech will partner with Dassault Systèmes to provide consultancy, development, deployment, and industry specific solutions utilizing Dassault Systemes software. The two companies will work closely together to provide customers with comprehensive solutions and services to improve every aspect of the design and manufacturing process across industries, especially in engineering-intensive sectors such as aerospace and automotive.
“Dassault Systèmes and Defiance Tech share the same vision of sustainable innovation through collaborative product development. Companies today need to ensure that their products perfectly meet customer needs and values. However, under current economic conditions, they want to do more with less. They are on a constant lookout for a one-stop solution shop that can help them build a truly collaborative environment that is flexible and precise,” said Mr. Andy Kalambi, president, Dassault Systèmes India. “With Defiance’s competence combined with Dassault Systemes’ industry leading PLM solutions, we are convinced that this partnership will bring immense value to our customers to enhance sustainable innovation through advanced domain expertise and technology capabilities.”
Commenting on the partnership, Dr. V Sumantran, executive vice chairman, Hinduja Automotive Ltd and Chairman, Defiance Tech said, “This partnership reaffirms our commitment to be a global leader in EME solutions. Our objective of leveraging technology in pursuit of business excellence for our clients will be significantly boosted through the partnership with Dassault Systèmes. As partners, we will be able to deliver solutions to a much broader and diversified market, helping our customers’ accelerate sustainable development.”
“We are excited to partner with Dassault Systèmes”, said Mr. Subu D Subramanian, CEO, Defiance Tech. “At Defiance, our vision is to create superior value for customers by applying our strong global delivery capabilities to a broad range of enterprise, IT and engineering services. Together with Dassault Systèmes’ market leading PLM solutions, we are confident in providing an unmatched value proposition to our joint customers.”
About Dassault Systèmes:
As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systèmes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systèmes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit
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About Defiance Tech
Defiance Tech, a Hinduja group company, is a leading provider of Engineering, Manufacturing and Enterprise (EME) solutions to global customers leveraging Global Delivery Model. The Hinduja Group, headquartered in London is a well diversified global business conglomerate with presence in multiple industry sectors. The Group has about 100 years of experience in building and running successful businesses across the globe. Some of the prominent brands in the Hinduja Group include Ashok Leyland (global top 10 commercial vehicle manufacturer), Gulf (a global energy and lubricants brand) and Hinduja Bank (Switzerland). Founded in the USA in 1976, Defiance has a long history of serving top global companies from aerospace, automotive and discrete manufacturing industries that includes 30 of the global Fortune 500 companies.
Defiance has operations across the globe - USA, India, Germany and Czech Republic. Defiance is also one of the largest independent product testing agencies in North America with state-of-the-art testing facilities at Troy (Michigan) and Westland (Michigan).