Dassault and IBM Launch Product Lifecycle Management Portfolio
New Version Empowers Innovation Networks
Nov. 8, 2005 07:00 PM
At Fissler, a developer of innovative cookware and kitchen accessories, Dr. Andreas Hillenmeier, Manager of Product Development, noted, "Our Intensa cooking systems are renowned worldwide. They are synonymous with quality and innovation. CATIA V5 and SMARTEAM have been instrumental in helping us constantly exceed our customers' expectations. We are all excited about the potential for CATIA V5 and SMARTEAM to further improve our products and efficiency."
"Helping customers increase their competitiveness is always foremost on our minds. Our ability to help our customers respond to their critical challenges in a changing and highly competitive environment is certainly strengthened with this release. Leveraging the support of IBM's open and scalable PLM infrastructure, we can offer even more value to customers engaged in continuous innovation," says Walter Donaldson, General Manager, Product Lifecycle management, IBM.
CATIA for collaborative product development - V5R16 accelerates collaborative product design with 64-bit support of the full CATIA portfolio on Microsoft Windows. It strengthens virtual product design and simulation by significantly improving the CATIA solutions in the simulation, electrical, shipbuilding, and modeling domains. It expands the usefulness of the open and extremely lightweight 3D XML format by embedding additional PLM product information, such as annotations and animations. The new release enables 3D-only paperless design-to-manufacturing, while VPM Navigator and TeamPDM streamline product development, by enabling teams to seamlessly manage advanced design process information from within a single engineering desktop.