Dassault Systemes SA provides 3D and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions. Products The company offers SolidWorks products for 3D mechanical design solutions, simulation, product data management, and design communication and collaboration; CATIA for integrated style and shape design, mechanical design, systems engineering, and equipment design; and SIMULIA for realistic simulation, engineering, virtual prototypes, design exploration and optimization technology, and simulation lifecycle management applications. The company also provides DELMIA, a digital manufacturing solution to enables manufacturers to define, plan, create, monitor, and control production processes in a virtual environment before actual production takes place; ENOVIA, a product data management suite that includes virtual PLM, collaborative business process, and product data management modules; and 3DVIA, a solution to create and distribute 3D lifelike experiences. In addition, the company offers consulting services in methodology for design, deployment and support, training, and engineering services. Its software applications are used in automotive, aerospace, industrial equipment, consumer goods, consumer packaged goods, energy, high-tech, shipbuilding, life sciences, construction, and business service sectors. The company offers its products through direct sales forces, and a network of value-added resellers and distributors. Operations The company has operations in France, the United States, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Israel, Japan, Canada, Sweden, the United Kingdom, China, and the Russian Federation. Strategic Relationships On June 22, 2009, Dassault Systemes SA and blueKiwi Software SA announced a strategic alliance. As part of the agreement, blueKiwi Software would benefit from Dassault Systemes' technology and wordwide presence. Dassault Systemes has also taken a minority stake in blueKiwi Software. T-Systems do Brasil Ltda. has formed a partnership with the company. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies would work to develop product lifecycle management software, including solutions designed to generate new projects, provide digital models and help run factory production. The companies intend to target the automobile industry with the software. In November 2009, Dassault Systemes SA announced that it is subcontracting the development and support of its ENOVIA SmarTeam V5 technology to artizone, an independent technology company. artizone would develop and support ENOVIA SmarTeam technology under an exclusive contract with Dassault Systemes. In November 2009, the company and International Business Machines Corp. have teamed up with Panasonic's Home Appliances Company and its Kitchen Appliance Business Unit (BU) to support the development of home appliances and accelerate the introduction of induced heating (IH) appliances, such as flat cooktops, into the Japanese market. In March 2010, Dassault Systemes SA announced that BMW Group and DS have signed a strategic 5-year global agreement to pave the way to meet the automotive market's new challenges. In March 2010, BMW Group and Dassault Systemes SA have signed a strategic 5-year global agreement to pave the way to meet the automotive market's new challenges. Through the agreement, the companies would establish a link between their research & development centers. In May 2010, Dassault Systemes SA and International Business Machines Corp. have expanded their long-standing partnership and Global Alliance. The expansion announced at IBM's IMPACT 2010 event, includes the early deliverables of the Global Alliance, including financing solutions from IBM Global Financing, a joint competency centre and workon a PLM cloud computing proof of concept. On July 13, 2010, Dassault Systemes announced that EskoArtwork has joined the DS Software Community Program. The two companies have engaged with Procter & Gamble to help develop a new artwork and packaging solution to optimize and simplify their artwork and packaging process. In October 2010, Dassault Systemes SA announced cooperation with European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, EADS N.V. in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) domain, supporting the recent EADS initiative called Phenix PLM Harmonization Center (PHC). On December 09, 2010, Dassault Systemes SA and Thales announced the signing of a system integration alliance. Under this strategic partnership, Dassault Systemes and Thales would jointly invest in developing, deploying, and supporting innovative PLM environments to customers in the aerospace and defense, utilities, ground transportation, and public sector industries, initially focusing on France. This partnership focuses on delivering solutions based on Dassault Systemes's V6 PLM platform. In December 2010, The Centre of Excellence for Applied Research & Training (CERT) partnered with Dassault Systèmes to boost the UAE's burgeoning digital-based economy by developing cutting edge engineering programs based on PLM solutions. Under the agreement Dassault Systèmes would provide technical assistance to HCT to develop and operate a outreach education program designed to maintain the intake of UAE nationals in HCT's technical disciplines. Significant Events In September 2011, SIM-Drive Corp. has partnered with Dassault Systemes SA on the development of an electric vehicle that can be mass-produced. History Dassault Systemes SA was founded in 1981.
dassault systemes s-spon adr
(DSY:German Stock Exchange)
10, rue Marcel Dassault
Phone: 33 1 61 62 61 62
Fax: 33 1 70 73 43 63www.3ds.com
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