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John Stark Associates                                                                                                                              September 19, 2016 - Vol18 #11

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International Conference on PLM
by Luba Jersova
You are invited to the 6th annual International SAP Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, taking place on 3-4 November, 2016 in The Hague, Netherlands.

Last year's event was a success and was attended by over 100 CIOs, IT Directors and Managers, COOs, CTOs, Business Managers and others from across a wide spectrum of industry sectors.

Specifically designed with discrete and process manufacturing industries in mind, this year's conference will explore SAP's solutions for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), from the first product idea to manufacturing to product service.

There are some fantastic speakers already confirmed to present including representatives from: Mikron Group, Varian Medical Systems, Unilever, British American Tobacco, Beiersdorf Shared Services, SCM World, SAP and many more. 

Designed for businesses large and small, this customer-centric, business-focused event presents an unmissable opportunity to hear from your peers; including their challenges faced, lessons learnt and tips for best practice. To download the full agenda and to register please visit the official conference web site.

This year's PLM Conference is co-located as part of the International SAP Conference on Extended Supply Chain. This two day event will enable you to explore how innovation from SAP can allow you to manage your products more efficiently and affordably than ever before.

Register for the PLM conference and gain access to SAP events on Portfolio and Project Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, EHS and Asset Management - 6 events under the same roof! Find out more.

Thanks to a PLM Guru's Follower
A LinkedIn selfie of a follower and his "PLM Guru". Details 
Many thanks to Mangesh. 
PLM Citations
According to Google Scholar, as of September 16, 2016 Product Lifecycle Management: Paradigm for 21st Century Product Realisation, the most popular PLM publication, had been cited 705 times in journal articles, technical reports, books and theses.

Volume 2, Product Lifecycle Management: The Devil is in the Details, had been cited 18 times.

Citing publications referenced since the previous issue of 2PLM include:
  • S. Myung (Youngsan University, South Korea); Innovation Strategy for Engineering Plant Product Lifecycle Management based on Master Data Management, Project Management and Quality Management Details
  • P. Wahlund, P. Sjögren (Linköping University, Sweden); Studie av informationsöverföring mellan konstruktion och produktion Details



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Altair announced that it acquired Solid Iris Technologies. Details

Dell Technologies announced completion of the acquisition of EMC Corp. Details



The IGE+XAO Group announced consolidated turnover for 2015/2016 of 28,117,938 euros. Details

Oracle Corp. announced fiscal 2017 Q1 results. Total revenues were $8.6 billion. Details



aPriori announced that Leybold selected the aPriori product cost management platform. Details

CDS announced that the CDS Internal Reuse Catalog was selected by Daimler Trucks North America. Details

Centric Software, Inc. announced that Lancaster selected Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Details

Centric Software announced that GANT selected Centric Software to provide its PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solution. Details

Dassault Systemes announced that Bureau Veritas selected its "Designed for Sea" solution. Details

Dassault Systemes announced that NAOS Group selected its "Designed for Sea" solution. Details

Siemens announced that Ferretti Group selected solutions from Siemens' product lifecycle management (PLM) software business. Details

TXT Retail announced that ECG selected TXT's Product Lifecycle Management solution. Details 


ANSYS announced AIM 17.2. Details

Autodesk announced Cloud PDM. Details

CCE announced updates to its Open Data eXchange libraries. Details

FARO announced the Cobalt Array Imager solution. Details

Geometric Americas announced a new release of 'Tolerance Based Machining' for CAMWorks. Details

Granta Design announced updates to the ASM Medical Materials database. Details

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced the 360° Flexible Measurement Cell. Details

InspectionXpert Corp. announced InspectionXpert OnDemand 2.0. Details

International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI) announced CADfix 11. Details

JETCAM announced V19.08 of JETCAM Expert. Details

Materialise NV announced the beta version of Magics21. Details

Materialise NV announced the Materialise Control Platform. Details

MathWorks announced Release 2016b of the MATLAB and Simulink product families. Details

MathWorks announced Simulink Design Optimization Release 2016a. Details

ModuleWorks announced ModuleWorks 2016.08. Details

MSC Software Corp. announced the sixth release of MSC Apex. Details

Pointwise, Inc. announced Pointwise V18. Details

Siemens PLM announced NX 11. Details

ZWSOFT announced a major update to ZWCAD 2017. Details

3D Systems announced Geomagic Control X software for 3D inspection and metrology. Details



ESI Group announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei. Details

HMS Industrial Networks announced that it joined PTC's IoT ThingWorx Ready partner program. Details

Lectra announced that Under Armour has chosen Lectra as an official partner for its manufacturing and design center. Details

MachineWorks announced that Vero Software renewed their 17-year long relationship with MachineWorks. Details

MasterControl Inc. announced a partnership with SDLC Business Solutions. Details

Siemens announced a partnership with the University of Cincinnati to establish a simulation and modeling center enabled with Siemens product lifecycle management (PLM) software. Details

Siemens PLM announced a strengthened relationship with BSH Hausgeräte GmbH. Details

TraceParts and Kubotek announced a partnership agreement for publishing CAD data. Details



ANSYS announced the ANSYS Startup Program. Details

Autodesk announced its portfolio of solutions for additive and subtractive manufacturing. Details

CD-adapco announced use of STAR-CCM+ by Spike Aerospace. Details

CONTACT Software announced CONTACT Software NEWS 09/2016. Details

Creaform announced use of HandySCAN 3D by Koenigsegg. Details

EOS announced that Lufthansa Technik acquired the EOSTATE MeltPool solution. Details

ESI Group announced its participation in the "Industry of the Future" program, led by the French government. Details

General Motors announced a safety recall. "The sensing and diagnostic module in these vehicles, which controls airbag and pretensioner deployment, contains a software defect which may prevent the deployment of frontal airbags and pretensioners in certain rare circumstances." Details

Lantek announced use of Lantek software in the furniture industry. Details

Lectra announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding with KUKA. Details

Moduleworks announced the Moduleworks Newsletter Issue 27 - Summer 2016. Details

PTC announced that Elisa will leverage the ThingWorx Internet of Things platform for the 2016 Elisa IoT Innovation Challenge. Details

Samsung announced its Galaxy Note7 Exchange Program. Samsung has identified an issue with certain Note7 battery cells. Details

Siemens announced the Siemens Digital Enterprise Showcase at the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute in Chicago. Details

TU Kaiserslautern announced "8. PLM Future Tagung 2016", "Industrial Internet - Umsetzungsstrategien, IT-Architekturen und Standardisierung", October 4 and 5, 2016 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Details

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones sold before September 15, 2016. Details

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