January 2 2012
John Stark Associates
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* Welcome *
Welcome to 2PLM, an e-zine distributed about every two weeks. This issue includes :
by John Stark
The Geneva International PLM Group has now been created on LinkedIn.
The objective of the Group is to enable its members to proactively address together PLM subjects of common interest through two main types of joint activity:
The Group is currently headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland which is about 1 hour's flight from most cities in Europe. The Group has members world-wide, reflecting the global importance of PLM.
Three weeks after foundation, providing an important basis for its activities, the Group has a core group of members from the major suppliers of PLM applications and services, as well as from universities and government organisations addressing PLM.
In the coming weeks, the Group aims to increase the number of members from manufacturing companies. If you have a PLM role in an organisation that develops, produces or supports products, your membership in the Group would be welcomed. Membership of the Group is free of charge. You can join here on LinkedIn. (If you are not on LinkedIn, please mail the Group, including your name and e-mail address, and the name of your organisation.)
More information here on the Group's website.
* Corporate *
Autodesk, Inc. announced it has acquired certain technology-related assets from T-Splines Inc. Details
* Financial *
Oracle Corp. announced fiscal 2012 Q2 GAAP and non-GAAP total revenues of $8.8 billion. Details
* Implementations *
Autodesk, Inc. announced that Rapiscan Systems is using Autodesk Inventor Digital Prototyping software and Autodesk Vault product data management software. Details
Catalog Data Solutions announced that Mueller Streamline Co. has selected its online marketing SaaS solution. Details
Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that PKC Eesti AS has deployed the latest technology from the Capital suite of tools. Details
MSC Software Corp. announced that TDS has selected MSC Marc. Details
* Developments *
AVEVA announced the release of AVEVA Space Management 12.1. Details
Dassault Systemes announced the availability of Isight 5.6. Details
GstarCAD announced the official release of GstarCAD2012. Details
Knovel announced it introduced Knovel Databases. Details
Modultek announced Aton6. Details
McLaren Software announced release of Enterprise Engineer 3.7. Details
SolidCAM announced release of InventorCAM 2012. Details
* Relationships *
Modultek announced collaboration with Basware. Details
MSC Software and Sigmadyne announced new capabilities for optimization of optical systems. Details
Panso Solutions announced it partnered with Aras Corporation. Details
Surfware, Inc. announced the appointment of Romeo Engineering, Inc. as its newest reseller in North America. Details
3D Systems Corp. announced the appointment of Potomac Photonics as an authorized channel partner. Details
* Other *
AVEVA announced that it signed a MOU with the China Petroleum & Chemical Engineering Survey and Design Association. Details
INUS Technology, Inc. announced it opened an office in Oberursel. Details
OpenText Business Process Solutions group announced that customers can leverage the advanced capabilities of the OpenText Enterprise Content Management Suite together with the dynamic case management capabilities delivered through the OpenText Business Process Solutions suite to drive better business outcomes. Details
PTC announced it is the 2011 recipient of Frost & Sullivan's Global Green Excellence in Product Innovation Award for Product Lifecycle Management. Details
ShipConstructor Software Inc. announced it will participate in a $1.4 million project entitled "Production Planning Integration with CAD" whose objective is to "decrease man-hours and eliminate errors by automating the data exchange from a Product Data Model or Computer-Assisted Design (CAD) model into a Production Planning System." Details
Sopheon plc announced a trading update. Sopheon announced it expects 2011 revenues to be of a similar magnitude to the previous year. Details
3D Systems Corp. announced it was voted the "Leader in Digital Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping" by the readers of Design World Magazine. Details
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