Siemens PLM Software
has been recognised by leading analyst firm, ARC Advisory Group as a leader across all segments of the product lifecycle management (PLM) industry market.
Siemens PLM Software’s leadership has been established across segments including Innovation Management, New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI), Portfolio Management, Collaborative Design (CAD/CAM/CAE), Product Data Management (PDM), Manufacturing Process Management (MPM)/Digital Manufacturing, and Service/Support/Content Management.
ARC’s PLM Market Outlook report specifically highlights Siemens PLM Software’s vision as a key strength in its ongoing market leadership. The report says:
‘Since acquiring UGS in 2007, the Siemens vision is to provide a complete PLM solution from concept and design, through manufacturing, and down to factory production systems and automation. It is about unifying the product and production lifecycles. They are able to leverage their parent company, Siemens Industry Automation, with its comprehensive product line of automation hardware and software, to offer their customers this end-to-end design-build-automate solution.’
According to Dick Slansky, senior analyst and PLM Research Director, ARC Advisory Group, Siemens PLM has registered solid business performance with strong license growth for 2011 and major wins in automotive and A&D (aerospace and defence) segments. Siemens PLM and the PLM market also stand to gain from new markets such as energy, shipbuilding and healthcare.
Automotive, aerospace, and industrial and heavy equipment sectors, all traditional strengths for the PLM market, are on the rebound with Siemens PLM continuing to focus on these industrial verticals with constantly evolving design/build solutions.
President and CEO, Siemens PLM Software Chuck Grindstaff believes that the company will continue to expand their market leadership by offering solutions that help their customers make smarter decisions, resulting in better products.
Siemens PLM Software addresses the PLM market with its Teamcenter portfolio, a widely used digital lifecycle management software, NX software, a leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE), Tecnomatix portfolio, an industry leading digital manufacturing software, and Solid Edge software, a 3D CAD system for the mainstream market.