01
Aug 2012

Eplan wants to be No. 1 worldwide

At a press conference in Cologne, Eplan presented on 24 July 2012 a strategy of expansion, which currently relies on three pillars: strengthening the global presence and two strategic expansions of product offerings. EPLAN wants to be the number 1 worldwide in the electrical design field.

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20
Jul 2012

JT standardization on its way to the final draft

The ProSTEP iViP Association has recently announced that at the end of June the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) was successful in agreeing on a consensual decision about the standardization of the neutral data format JT (Jupiter Tesselation). Since 2006 this format is published and accessible to everybody. 2007 the then owner UGS PLM Solutions – nowadays Siemens PLM Software – submitted an application for ISO standardization. On September 18, 2009, JT was officially approved for publishing in the form of a Publicly Available Specification (PAS).

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09
Jul 2012

CPO Community meets in Darmstadt

The ProSTEP iViP association had invited the CPO community for a informative meeting at June 20 2012. The most important news: Meanwhile the list of signees of the Codex of PLM Openness (CPO) has grown to the number of 30 companies. 24 people attended the meeting in Darmstadt. The first official CPO Community Conference is set for November 8. This is also the date for the election of the CPO core team.

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22
Jun 2012

Anton S. Huber, Siemens, on the Future of Industrial Product Development and Production

Anton S. Huber, CEO Siemens Industry Automation, on the future of industrial product development and production. This interview is being published slightly shortened in German by VDI-Nachrichten on June 22.

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18
Jun 2012

Dassault Systèmes repositions itself

The PLM FORUM has now become the 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM. Dassault Systèmes wants to be more than just a PLM provider. This was clear at this year's customer event in Mannheim on June 13 and 14, which was not as well attended as the Forum last year. The company is now placing its emphasis on social computing and wants to reach a mass market with its platform.

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