7 January 2005

CIMdata PLM Industry Summary

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  RuleStream Research Shows Mass Customization, Faster Product Lifecycles, Shrinking Labor Force Remain Key U.S. Manufacturing Issues for 2005
According to data gathered by Rules-driven Product Management (RPM) solution provider RuleStream, three issues will continue to be priorities for U.S. manufacturers in 2005...    
UGS to Acquire Tecnomatix; Acquisition a Major Milestone in Expanding UGS Leadership in High-growth Digital Manufacturing
UGS announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of Tecnomatix Technologies Ltd. for approximately $228 million in cash, or $17.00 a share. The transaction represents...

UGS' NXT and TeamcenterT Software Selected By A World Leading Shipbuilding Company

UGS announced Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW)—a world leading shipbuilding company—selected UGS for collaborative product engineering and data management through...


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