On the Heels of Its Recent #1 Global Ranking in cPDm and Digital Manufacturing, Siemens Claims Top Spot in China’s PLM Market According to New CIMdata Report
PLANO, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 28, 2010 — 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, today announced its ranking as the number one PLM solution supplier in China based on 2009 overall market presence, according to leading PLM management consulting and research firm CIMdata, Inc. This recognition, based on in-depth data and analysis of the PLM market in China, is detailed in just released CIMdata China PLM Report.
“Siemens PLM Software continues to demonstrate leadership in some of the industry’s most important sectors,” said Peter Bilello, CIMdata’s Vice President. “Last month we reported that the company was the market presence leader in collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) and the direct revenue leader in Digital Manufacturing, two of the fastest growing segments of the global PLM market. With the addition of its position as the PLM market presence leader in China – the world’s fastest growing economy – Siemens PLM Software continues to distinguish itself as a major force in the PLM industry.”
CIMdata’s report provides detailed information and in-depth analysis on China’s “Mainstream PLM” market, which continues to outpace the growth of the global PLM market. CIMdata defines Mainstream PLM as the subsectors of the PLM market that have traditionally been addressed by the major PLM solution suppliers. Some of these subsectors include cPDm, mechanical CAD, engineering simulation and analysis, and digital manufacturing.
“We are delighted to be recognized by CIMdata as China’s number one PLM solution supplier in overall market presence,” said Eric Sterling, senior vice president, Global Marketing, Siemens PLM Software. “We consider this a strong affirmation of, not only our strategy of listening to customers and delivering the solutions they need to excel in their own industries, but also of the dedication of our Siemens PLM Solutions team in China and throughout the world who help make this happen every day.”
About Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 6.7 million licensed seats and more than 63,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions that help them turn more ideas into successful products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
About the Siemens Industry Automation Division
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, industrial controls and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 39,000 employees worldwide (September 30), Siemens Industry Automation achieved sales of €7.0 billion in fiscal year 2009. www.siemens.com/industryautomation
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