Meeting the new UGS PLM Software.

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Executives from Siemens, along with their newly acquired division, UGS PLM Software, a division of Siemens Automation and Drives, detailed how the two companies will be working together to deliver product lifecycle management for manufacturers at the first Media and Analyst Forum 2007, held in June in New York City, since the $3.5 billion acquisition was completed in early May.

Focusing on the thought behind Siemens' acquisition of UGS, Group Vice President of Siemens Automation & Drives Anton Huber says, "UGS will now fill the hole A&D had in its product portfolio."

Tony Affuso, chairman and CEO of UGS outlined Project Archimedes although no definitive time frame was announced. Project Archimedes will bring product design, development, and production together in what Affuso terms use cases: Adaptive Manufacturing, Virtual Commissioning, Harmonized

Lifecycles, Hi-Fi Machining, and Mechatronics.

"Project Archimedes is leveraging joint technology to deliver value and would not be possible without with the technology Siemens and UGS have together," states Affuso. Adaptive Manufacturing focuses on intelligent production components for the integration of...

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