Extends PLM Platform at Both Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security; Strengthens 25-Year Partnership with 3DS
CHICAGO & VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 4, 2012 — Regulatory News:
Dassault Systèmes (Paris: DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3D Experience Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced today that The Boeing Company has signed a five year contract to extend the use of Dassault Systèmes’ industry-leading applications at both Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security.
Dassault Systèmes and Boeing’s “Working Together” partnership began over 25 years ago and has resulted in numerous breakthroughs in the development and early deployment of powerful technologies that make game-changing innovations possible.
“Boeing and Dassault Systèmes have enjoyed a long working relationship, and we are pleased to extend our contract. We look forward to continuing to collaborate with Dassault Systèmes to create and leverage new innovations that will enhance our product design and manufacturing capabilities,” said Nancy Bailey, Boeing vice president of IT Product Systems. “Dassault Systèmes continues to evolve and mature their solution portfolio to more completely address our needs across the entire product value stream. The Dassault Systèmes PLM solution suite will continue helping us create additional business value for our company.”
“Boeing and Dassault Systèmes have enjoyed a unique partnership for over 25 years,” stated Bernard Charlès, president and CEO, Dassault Systèmes. “Both companies share a passion for innovation and for producing breakthrough experiences for our customers. We have also shared a common vision of how we can evolve our applications and Boeing’s processes to fuel remarkable innovation. Boeing has heavily influenced the evolution of Dassault Systèmes’ strategy, from 3D Design to DMU to PLM – and now to 3D Experience. We look forward to our continued partnership.”
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.
About Dassault Systèmes
Dassault Systèmes, the 3D Experience Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 150,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 80 countries. For more information, visit www.3ds.com.
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