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c-Ark, the developer of iBaan for PLM, licences Cimmetry's visualization and collaboration technology

2003-06-25 - c-Ark, the developer of iBaan for PLM solutions for industrial enterprises, and Cimmetry Systems, the global leader in visualization and collaboration solutions for the A/E/C, engineering, manufacturing and electronics markets, today announced that c-Ark has licensed Cimmetry's AutoVue visualization and collaboration technology for its PLM solutions.

AutoVue is now incorporated into c-Ark's PLM solutions, providing viewing, markup and real-time collaboration capabilities for more than 200 formats to all enterprise users directly from within the PLM environment. Formats supported include 3D CAD parts & assemblies, 2D CAD drawings, EDA PCB layouts & schematics, raster, vector, hybrid and office documents.

"iBaan for PLM enables companies to compete more effectively and become more profitable" said Brian Strasser, business development manager at Cimmetry. "With AutoVue's visualization and collaboration technology providing the front-end viewing, manipulation and feedback mechanisms, and c-Ark handling the back-end workflow and product data management controls, iBaan for PLM is a comprehensive solution that supports the entire lifecycle of a product."

"Cimmetry's AutoVue has all the elements required of a complete visualization and collaboration solution: extensive, up-to-date support for 2D/3D/EDA/Engineering formats, asynchronous and real-time collaboration built on thin-client server-based architecture" said Ilana Jucha at c-Ark. "The extensive list of AutoVue's unique features makes it the only product on the market to satisfy all our requirements."

iBaan for PLM is a set of smoothly integrated solutions for managing all activities related to a product, throughout the product lifecycle. This out-of-the-box solution captures product information at any stage in the product lifecycle and ensures that every department within the organization is working with the correct information. The iBaan for PLM solutions create a role-driven information flow that achieves true collaboration across departments, sites, and suppliers. Using iBaan for PLM, enterprises operate more efficiently, maximize existing investments, and differentiate themselves in the marketplace.

Formats supported by AutoVue and iBaan for PLM include: CATIA, Unigraphics, Pro/ENGINEER, JT, Inventor, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, AutoCAD, MicroStation, HPGL, Cadence Allegro, Mentor Board Station, Orcad, EDIF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, TIFF and more. For complete list of supported formats and to download a full-featured evaluation version of AutoVue please visit www.cimmetry.com

About c-Ark
c-Ark, the developer of iBaan for PLM, provides manufacturing industries with comprehensive, cost-effective Internet-based PLM solutions that complement and enhance a variety of enterprise applications, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Supply Chain Management (SCM).

Over the past few years, iBaan for PLM solutions have become an essential management tool in manufacturing enterprises over the world. iBaan for PLM fast-growing customer list boasts leading organizations such as EMS Technologies, Larsen & Toubro Powai Limited, Siemens Power, and Rolls Royce Marine Systems.

c-Ark has been developing PLM products for over a decade. c-Ark's PLM solutions have been licensed to hundreds of global customers in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Machinery Equipment, and High-Tech industries. The company maintains distribution channels in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

c-Ark's success is based on its philosophy of providing the best value to its customers. By working closely with manufacturing companies around the world to better understand their needs, c-Ark is able to develop the highest quality PLM solutions.

Visit c-Ark on the Web at www.c-Ark.com

About Cimmetry
Cimmetry Systems Inc. is the recognized technology pioneer and market leader in the area of Visualization and Collaboration software tools for the A/E/C, Engineering, Manufacturing and Electronics markets.

Cimmetry's flagship product, AutoVue, is the premier enterprise-wide viewing and markup package, providing native support for more than 200 formats including 2D/3D CAD, EDA, raster, vector, hybrid, office and graphics. Users have a single point of access to their documents, regardless of format, from a single, easy-to-use interface.

AutoVue is available as a Windows desktop application as well as a thin-client version, deployable on Windows or UNIX servers. Cimmetry's viewing and markup products are strategically designed to integrate seamlessly with Document Management (DM, EDM), Workflow, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Product Data Management (PDM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), ASPs and e-business Portals, either directly or via the Web.

AutoVue is sold worldwide and available in many languages including Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Visit Cimmetry on the Web at www.cimmetry.com
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