November 06, 2006
Rapid Manufacturing Coming On Strong
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Dassault Systemes announced continued implementation in China's aviation industry. Dassault Systemes has installed more than 3,000 CATIA V5 licenses with over 15 Chinese aviation companies who are using it for their 3D virtual design needs. Industry analysts claim that by the year 2020, China will need more than 2,600 new commercial aircrafts to cover demand. They predict that China will stand as the world's second largest aerospace market, after the United States. In addition to using CATIA for their 3D virtual design needs, Chinese aircraft manufacturers are also adopting CATIA V5 specialized applications specific to design and manufacturing for composites, as well as sheet metal, while
deploying Dassault's PLM product suite. The First Aircraft Institute, Dassault Systemes' largest Chinese customer, now uses Dassaults' complete range of PLM solutions in addition to CATIA, including DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA.



Gibbs and Associates announced that UGS has approved GibbsCAM as a "Certified Select Product" for Solid Edge. The certification process required completing extensive test procedures using Solid Edge Version 19. The tests exercised the integration between Solid Edge and GibbsCAM to ensure interoperability between the two applications. GibbsCAM customers have the choice of reading Solid Edge model files directly, or they can transfer models from within their Solid Edge session directly to GibbsCAM using the Solid Edge-to-GibbsCAM Part Transfer Add-In. The Add-In is included free of charge as part of each GibbsCAM release and can also be downloaded from the online support section on
the GibbsCAM web site.



PTC reported revenue of $245.5 million for the fourth quarter ended September 30, 2006, up 26% from the same period last year. For fiscal year 2006, PTC reported total revenue of $854.9 million, up 19% from fiscal year 2005. Total license revenue for the fourth quarter of 2006 was $84.6 million, up 39% from the same period last year. Total license revenue for fiscal year 2006 was $263.5 million, up 26% from fiscal year 2005. The results for the fourth quarter of 2006 reflected continued acceleration in organic revenue growth and the contribution of recently acquired Mathsoft.



High school students will be able to use free licenses of SolidWorks this year competing to design products that will help people with disabilities enter or advance in the workplace. SolidWorks' sponsorship means contestants in the National Engineering Design Challenge (NEDC) will have access to the software. Coordinated by the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) and the Javits-Wagner-O'Day (JWOD) program, NEDC fuels student enthusiasm in engineering by immersing them in real-world challenges that people with disabilities face every day. Beginning in September, students formed teams and chose the problem they wanted to address or tackled one suggested by competition staff. Students
must interview people with disabilities to learn exactly what their challenges are, and what suggested solutions they have. Students will then design and build a working prototype that a panel of judges will determine merits invitation to the final round in February during National Engineering Week in Washington, DC.



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