Tecnomatix Selected over Key Competitors to Outfit Leading German Automotive Engineering Firm with MPM Tools Enterprise Wide
HERZLIA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 2003-- Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TCNO), the driving force in Manufacturing Process Management (MPM), announced today that Engineering Bausch und Ziege GmbH (EBZ), a leading German automotive engineering firm, has signed a US$500,000 contract with Tecnomatix for use of eMPower(TM) solutions, which will serve as the cornerstone of EBZ's MPM environment.
After careful review of the key suppliers of manufacturing
software, EBZ has chosen Tecnomatix as primary supplier of its MPM
environment based on its comprehensive suite of automotive solutions.
EBZ will roll-out eM-Planner and eM-Workplace for Windows as basic
planning tools in the company's Ravensburg headquarters, as well as
throughout its offices and subsidiaries in Wolfsburg and Graz,
Germany. The new eMPower solutions build upon existing Tecnomatix
eMPower CarBody solutions in place at EBZ, enabling the company to
improve all of its internal processes and workflows -from planning,
construction, robot programming and start-up of production. EBZ
Engineering conducts the planning, design and manufacture of lines for
a number of automotive OEMs, such as Volkswagen, Audi, and
DaimlerChrysler as well as their partners in Body-in-White.
"Based on our experience using Tecnomatix MPM solutions in the
past, we are confident that we have made the right choice selecting
eM-Planner and eM-Workplace as the standard throughout our
organization," said Thomas Bausch, one of the CEOs at EBZ Engineering
GmbH. "eMPower plays a critical role in the evolution of our digital
factories, letting us improve the quality of our overall planning and
processes and to respond more quickly to changing automotive customer
"As a customer of Tecnomatix for more than eight years, EBZ
Engineering's long-standing commitment to Tecnomatix eMPower solutions
and the company's pledge to foster a full MPM environment based on
Tecnomatix solutions demonstrates the role of EBZ as a driving force
in the automation of the manufacturing process in Germany's automotive
industry," said Harel Beit-On, chairman and CEO of Tecnomatix
Technologies Ltd. "The agreement demonstrates the unrivaled ability of
our eMPower solutions to help manufacturers stay ahead of the curve."
About Tecnomatix Technologies
Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. is the driving force in Manufacturing
Process Management (MPM). Today's leading global manufacturers are
adopting eMPower solutions for MPM to expand revenue potential and
reduce costs by accelerating product introductions, shortening time to
volume, and optimizing production execution. eMPower enables our
customers to succeed with its collaborative, open platform and
applications for defining, simulating, managing, and executing
manufacturing processes across the extended enterprise. For more
information, please visit
EBZ Engineering Bausch & Ziege GmbH has its headquarter in
Ravensburg. EBZ offers the complete engineering process chain for
body-in-white - from concept planning over simulation to detailed
planning, construction, control technique and robot programming.
Locations in Stuttgart, Wolfsburg, Sao Paulo, Graz, Russia and Hungary
ensure proximity to customers.
For more information please visit
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meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which
are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results
to differ materially from those anticipated. Such statements may
relate to the Company's plans, objectives and expected financial and
operating results. The risks and uncertainties that may affect
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fluctuations, global economic and political conditions, market demand
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developments, assimilating future acquisitions, maintaining
relationships with customers and partners, and increased competition.
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