Apr 20, 2010

SCM Group Selects Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter

Contract Valued at More Than $1.5 Million to Significantly Help Reduce Time-to-Market While Improving Commonization and Reuse.

PLANO, Texas -S iemens PLM Software today announced that SCM Group, a world leader in the production of woodworking machinery and systems, selected Teamcenter® software, the world’s most widely used PLM system, to help optimize its product development processes and improve product and process innovation.

SCM Group selected Teamcenter, Siemens PLM Software’s digital lifecycle management portfolio, as its corporate-wide PLM solution. Teamcenter will be deployed to manage CAD data created with Siemens PLM Software’s Solid Edge® software with synchronous technology, which will be implemented as the group standard replacing SCM Group’s current CAD software. In the course of project implementation Teamcenter will also integrate with the existing ERP solution.

“Siemens PLM Software was selected following an extensive evaluation process which included major players in the PLM market,” said Federico Ratti, chief technical officer, SCM Group. “Teamcenter was selected because of the PLM portfolio’s breadth, superior multi-CAD and multi-ERP integration capabilities and because of the knowledge demonstrated by Siemens PLM Software during the selection phase and in previous CAD implementation projects for SCM Group.”

"Siemens PLM Software’s Teamcenter system will help optimize our engineering processes,” said Stefano Monetini, general manager, SCM Group. "It will allow us to share design and innovation ideas between different technical departments, commonize and reuse component and subsystems, and help reduce time and product cost. We will also capture and manage our know-how, posing a solid foundation for a future of innovation and growth.”

"The selection of Teamcenter by a worldwide leader such as SCM Group further establishes Siemens PLM Software as a leading provider of PLM solutions in the machinery industry," said Franco Megali, vice president and managing director, Siemens PLM Software, Italy. "Siemens PLM Software is eager to see our solutions help SCM Group transform its process of innovation which will contribute to the future worldwide growth of such an important Italian brand."