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Boeing Extends Relationship with Siemens PLM Software

F.Y. Teng | Feb. 28, 2012
The aerospace giant has signed up for another 10 years of product lifecycle management technology and services.

The world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft Boeing has signed a new 10-year agreement to extend the use of Siemens PLM Software technology at its Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Defense Space and Security facilities, citing the “proven performance of [Siemens PLM Software’s] market leading NX software and Teamcenter software, innovation, scalability and open architecture” as “key requirements” for the extension deal.

NX’s capabilities cover: industrial design and styling; package, mechanical, electromechanical system, and tooling and fixture design and simulation; visual reporting and analytics; machining; engineering process management; and, inspection programming. Teamcenter’s cover the management of: Bills of Materials; compliance; content and documents; engineering processes; formulas, packaging and branding; manufacturing processes; mechatronics processes; portfolios, programmes and projects; simulation processes; supplier relationships; and, systems engineering and requirements. It also enables creation, control and administration of platforms and tools for: community collaboration; enterprise knowledge exchanges; lifecycle visualisation; maintenance, repair and overhaul; platform extensibility services; and, reporting and analytics.

Boeing Vice President of IT Product Systems, Nancy Bailey, said: “We are partnering with Siemens PLM Software to enhance Boeing’s PLM capabilities. The openness of the Siemens PLM Software will continue to support, and help us improve, the solutions we use throughout Boeing, creating additional business value for our company.”

Siemens PLM Software is a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division.


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