PLANO, Texas and LINKOPING, Sweden, July 14, 2008 - Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Saab Aerosystems invested in Teamcenter® MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) as an addition to their existing Teamcenter installation in an effort to reuse all product data for customer support.
Saab Aerosystems, a business unit within the Saab Group, invested in Teamcenter four years ago for its product data management of the fighter plane JAS Saab 39 Gripen with a focus on reducing development time and annual costs. Today's announcement adds even more value to Saab's original investment and increases its active users to a total of 2,200 seats.
"We are very proud to continue our cooperation with Saab Aerosystems," said Arie van Essen, vice president and managing director, Nordics and Russia, Siemens PLM Software. "This new investment highlights the quality of our Teamcenter software and the solid relationship we have with Saab Aerosystems, an organization that is a very mature adopter of PLM."
About Saab AB
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers' changing needs. Saab has 13,700 employees. Annual sales are SEK 23 billion ( Euros2.5 billion). Research and development corresponds to about 20 percent of annual sales. More information is available at www.saab.se
About Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 5.5 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software's open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit http://www.siemens.com/plm.
About the Siemens Industry Automation Division
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg), a division of the Siemens Industry Sector, is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industry to solutions for whole industries and systems that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers - from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services.
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