CoCreate and TechnoStar Announce Integration Partnership Streamlining the PLM Process by Interconnecting Design and Simulation


FORT COLLINS, Colo. and SINDELFINGEN, Germany - January 30, 2007 - CoCreate Software, Inc., a leading provider of 3rd generation PLM software applications for high-tech electronics and machinery, and TechnoStar Co., Ltd., today announced the availability of an integration between the two development environments to streamline exchanges between design and simulation within the product lifecycle management (PLM) process.

The direct connection between CoCreate's 3D CAD software, CoCreate OneSpace Modeling, and TechnoStar's simulation environment, TSV-Solutions, allows companies to quickly optimize product designs through rapid design and simulation cycles.

Digital simulation software is growing on the desktop as more engineers analyze products for real-world conditions while they design. This trend toward everyday analysis - where digital simulation occurs as part of the daily design process - benefits companies by providing better product quality, reduced physical prototyping time and costs, and faster realization of optimal designs.

For companies in time pressured industries, moving from stage gate processes to lean and concurrent efforts helps to shorten development timelines. The integration between CoCreate OneSpace Modeling and TSV-Solutions allows the easy exchange of information so design and simulation run in parallel.

"It is my pleasure to announce that CoCreate's 3D CAD application, CoCreate OneSpace Modeling, can now be accessed from TSV-Solutions. CoCreate is known for their strength in the electronics and high technology industries, and this partnership offers strong support for our business," said Masaru Tateishi, President of TechnoStar Co., Ltd.

"CoCreate's 3rd generation approach to PLM advocates open and connected systems throughout the enterprise. That extends to integrations with other engineering applications on the desktop as we and our partners look to streamline the overall process of product development and lifecycle management," said William M. Gascoigne, CoCreate CEO.

The integration, developed by TechnoStar in support with CoCreate, is part of the TSV-Solutions product suite. TechnoStar will offer the integration starting with version 1.3 of TSV-Solutions and the 2006 release of CoCreate OneSpace Modeling. The integration is available for purchase from TechnoStar.

For more information about TechnoStar please visit www.e-technostar.com/english/index.html, and www.cocreate.com for more information about CoCreate.

About CoCreate®
CoCreate Software is for leaders in high-tech electronics and machinery, and other innovative companies facing intense time to market pressure. Many of the world's best known product development companies depend on CoCreate in order to achieve unprecedented speed and flexibility.

CoCreate's 3rd generation approach to product lifecycle management (3G PLM) streamlines the process of planning, developing and manufacturing products. As the world's #1 provider of Dynamic Modeling based software, CoCreate is the ideal platform for lean product development.

You can find CoCreate's award winning software, resellers, and services in more than 30 countries and on the Web at www.cocreate.com.

CoCreate and OneSpace are trademarks of CoCreate Software GmbH.

About TechnoStar
Company Name: Technostar Co.,Ltd.
Date of Establishment: April 30th, 2002
Representative: President, Masaru Tateishi
Location: 2-2-5, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
URL: www.e-technostar.com

Company Information
Established by Masaru Tateishi in 02, following his career in MSC.Software Corporation as vice president of the head quarters in USA and representative director of the Japanese subsidiary. Engages in the development, sales, maintenance and training of its general purpose CAE software, the TSV-Solutions. In August 04, establishes TechnoStar Europe GmbH (overseas subsidiary) in Munich, Germany. In January 06, establishes TechnoStar China (representative office) in Beijing, PRC. Among customers are major Japanese manufacturers, and is also expanding business in Europe. Planning the release of a new feature in early 07. Aims to make the TSV technology the worldwide standard by bringing together the most talented Asian minds.

CONTACT:
Todd Black
CoCreate Software, Inc. North America
970.267.8120
todd_black@cocreate.com

Chikage Toyama
CoCreate Software Company, Japan/Asia-Pacific
+81.42.352.5652
chikage_toyama@cocreate.com

Thomas Roser
CoCreate Software GmbH, Europe
+49.7031.951.2208
thomas_roser@cocreate.com

Technostar Co.,Ltd.
Technical Business Division?Technical Support
M21 Building, 2-2-5, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0032 TEL +81-(0)3-3583-7333 FAX
+81-(0)3-3583-7345 toiawase@e-technostar.com

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