FINLAND'S LARGEST SHIPBUILDER PURCHASES $1.1

million MEDUSA solution from Computervision 
Business Editors, Computer Writers 
BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following Finland's largest CAD
sale of the decade, Kvaerner Masa-Yards Inc. (Masa-Yards), Finland's
largest shipbuilder, currently is installing its new $1.1 million MEDUSA
solution from Computervision Corp. (NYSE:CVN). 
This sale will help the Finnish shipbuilder further shorten product
development cycles as it continues to provide the industry's most
advanced cruise liners and other special ships. 
As part of the agreement, Computervision will develop a
shipbuilding solution on top of the MEDUSA software now in use by
Kvaerner Masa-Yards.  Kvaerner Masa-Yards will also market these
solution to other shipbuilding companies. 
The purchase of the MEDUSA software solution gives Kvaerner
Masa-Yards access to the productive and robust design and drafting
tools offered by MEDUSA, as well as to a number of third party
solutions.  Among the software purchased was Medusa Plant Design System
(MPDS), HVAC, Assembly Solids and Electric Design and interior
outfitting software. 
According to Computervision Large Account Manager Paavo Koljonen,
"The MEDUSA solution is more competitive than other systems because it
offers the best integrated solution, combining MEDUSA software and a
variety of third party solutions.  In addition, Computervision provides
the industry's highest level of consulting, integration and training
expertise." 
Computervision Corp. (NYSE:CVN), headquartered in Bedford, Mass.,
is a leading international provider of CAE/CAD/CAM software solutions
and one of the world's top service providers in the CAE/CAD/CAM and
general systems markets.  The company develops, markets and supports
mechanical, electronic, architectural engineering and construction
applications, engineering data management software and geographic
information systems (GIS) and has an installed base of more than
150,000 seats worldwide.  Computervision's service business unit
provides consulting, integration, education and support services for
applications, systems and networking in heterogeneous computing
environments the world over.  The service organization also offers a
full portfolio of conversion/migration and multivendor open systems
support services to customers of the company and its strategic partners
worldwide. 
Computervision, the Computervision logo and CADDS are registered
trademarks of Computervision Corp., Bedford, Massachusetts, or its
subsidiary.
 
 
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