Arctic Cat Standardizes on LMS Test.Lab for NVH Engineering
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Arctic Cat Standardizes on LMS Test.Lab for NVH Engineering

Leuven, Belgium - May 28, 2003 - Arctic Cat Inc. selects LMS as a
strategic partner in their new world-class NVH facility in Thief River Falls
(Minnesota). LMS will provide multiple data acquisition and analysis systems
for lab and in-field measurement based on the LMS Test.Lab noise and
vibration software and LMS SCADAS III front-ends. Arctic Cat selected LMS
because of its market-leading position in ground-vehicle NVH solutions, and
its experience with similar testing facilities. The combination of LMS
virtual prototyping software and testing systems will allow them to assess
the noise and vibration behavior of their products from the early design
stage up until the prototype validation.

Arctic Cat Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles and
all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The Arctic Cat brand name has existed for more
than 30 years and is among the most widely recognized and respected names in
the snowmobile industry. Arctic Cat recognizes the importance of noise and
vibration performance in their ever-growing snowmobile and ATV product
offerings. The creation of their High-Tech NVH facility will help Arctic Cat
continue its long history of high-performance products while reducing
unwanted noise & vibration.

Chris Twomey, Arctic Cat Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer
commented "Our customers demand high-performance products to maximize their
entire riding experience. We feel that NVH will play a large role, not only
due to environmental regulations, but also in how our customers define
'high-performance' in the future. With their experience and breadth of
solutions in test and simulation we feel that LMS is the right partner for
Arctic Cat to make this facility a success."

"The decision by Arctic Cat to implement the LMS Test.Lab solution is
another confirmation that our offering is perfectly aligned with the
challenges of developing products with a high level of NVH performance",
stated LMS Chairman and CEO Urbain Vandeurzen. "We are excited about
supporting Arctic Cat with the successful deployment of their new NVH
facility. We look forward to working closely together and leveraging our
competence in NVH testing and simulation."


About Arctic Cat Inc.

Arctic Cat Inc., based in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, designs, engineers,
manufactures and markets snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) under
the Arctic Cat brand name, as well as related parts, garments and
accessories. The Company markets its products through a network of
independent dealers located throughout the contiguous United States and
Canada, and through distributors representing dealers in Alaska, Europe,
the Middle East, Asia and other international markets. The Arctic Cat brand
name has existed for more than 30 years and is among the most widely
recognized and respected names in the snowmobile industry. The Company
trades on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol ACAT.

About LMS Test.Lab

LMS Test.Lab provides the most complete portfolio of applications for
test-based Noise and Vibration Engineering. It comprises modules for
structural, rotating machinery and acoustic testing and analysis,
environmental testing, reporting and data sharing. It builds upon the
blistering performance of the LMS SCADAS III front-end and incorporates over
20 years years of experience in noise and vibration engineering. LMS
Test.Lab makes testing easier and more productive - without compromising
data confidence. It gives better insights through measurement and analysis
innovation. Insights that drive the complete development process, from
target setting, to making virtual simulation work

About LMS International

LMS enables customers to engineer functional performance targets into their
products, creating and maintaining distinctive brand values. LMS' unmatched
understanding of the product development process is captured through a
unique combination of products and services supporting physical and virtual
product development: Test systems, CAE software products and engineering
services. Critical attributes such as noise and vibration, ride, handling,
motion, acoustics and fatigue are turned from problems to competitive
advantage. LMS, a Dassault Systè­¥s Gold Partner, is a global company with
the vision, resources and commitment to significantly impact product
development performance of its customers.

LMS Contact Information:
Europe:                                        
Bruno Massa                                        
LMS International                                
Tel +32 16 384 200                                
Email Contact                        

United States:
Sarah Zajas
LMS North America
Tel 248 952 5664
Email Contact

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