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John Stark Associates                                                                                                                               May 23, 2016 - Vol18 #3

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According to Google Scholar, as of May 20, 2016 Product Lifecycle Management: Paradigm for 21st Century Product Realisation, the most popular PLM publication, had been cited 665 times in journal articles, technical reports, books and theses.

Volume 2, Product Lifecycle Management: The Devil is in the Details, had been cited 19 times.

Citing publications referenced since the previous issue of 2PLM include:

  • J. Camba (University of Houston, TX, USA), M. Contero (Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain), G. Salvador-Herranz (CEU Cardinal Herrera University, Valencia, Spain), R. Plumed (Jaume I University, Castellón de la Plana, Spain); Synchronous communication in PLM environments using annotated CAD models Details
  • A. Fedotova (Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia), I. Davydenko (Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus), A. Pförtner (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Design Intelligent Lifecycle Management Systems Based on Applying of Semantic Technologies Details

  • M. Korhonen, K. Köykkä (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland); Utilizing big data in sustainable business Details
  • J. Landahl, C. Levandowski, H. Johannesson, R. Söderberg, K. Wärmefjord (Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden), J. Carlson, J. Kressin (Fraunhofer Chalmers Centre, Gothenburg, Sweden), O. Isaksson, J. Vallhagen (GKN Aerospace Sweden AB, Trollhättan, Sweden); Using Product and Manufacturing System Platforms to Generate Producible Product Variants Details
  • E. Kankaanpää (Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, Finland); Creation and maintenance of material replacement chain Details
  • A. Fedotova (Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia), I. Davydenko (Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus); The Application of Semantic Technologies to Design Intelligent Lifecycle Management Systems Details
  • R. Korhonen (Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Kuopio, Finland); Tuotteen elinkaarihallinnan kehittäminen : Cross Wrap Oy Details



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Altair announced that it completed the acquisition of CEDRAT S.A. Details 


ANSYS, Inc. announced results for the first quarter of 2016. GAAP revenue was $225.9 million. Details

Autodesk, Inc. reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017. Revenue was $512 million. Details

Geometric Ltd. announced financial results for FY 2015-2016. Revenues were USD 188.49 Mn in FY16. Details

Mentor Graphics Corp. announced financial results for the company's fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2016. The company reported revenues of $228 million. Details

Stratasys Ltd. announced results for the first quarter of 2016. Revenue was $167.9 million. Details



Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced resignation of Tetsuro Aikawa, President and COO. Details 


Anark Corp. announced that it was selected by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company to provide an automated publishing solution. Details

aPriori announced that CIRCOR International selected aPriori for Product Cost Management. Details

AVEVA announced that Technovision implemented AVEVA's IE&D. Details

AVEVA announced that DowAksa has standardised on AVEVA's Integrated Engineering & Design solution. Details

CDS announced that Above Board Electronics launched its Catalog as a Service solution. Details

Centric Software, Inc. announced that Cofel is using Centric PLM. Details

Centric Software, Inc. announced that 361 Degrees Group selected Centric Software to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. Details

Gerber Technology announced that ZILLI will implement YuniquePLM. Details

Lectra announced that Freedman Seating has chosen Lectra. Details

Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that the Sentral Group deployed software tools from Mentor's Capital suite. Details

Modultek announced use of Aton by NEDAP. Details

MSC Software Corp. announced that Alexander Dennis Limited is using MSC Apex Modeler. Details

NGC Software announced that Grupo M selected NGC's PLM software. Details

NGC Software announced that Xcel Brands selected NGC's Global Enterprise Suite. Details

Zuken announced that Microsoft selected Zuken's DS-2 engineering data management solution. Details 


AMC Bridge announced DWG-to-JT. Details

ANSYS, Inc. announced ANSYS 17.1. Details

ANSYS announced SeaHawk. Details

CCE announced updates of its ODX libraries. Details

Concurrent Systems announced DDM 2016.03. Details

Creaform announced Pipecheck 3.3. Details

Datakit announced improvements in its Rhinoceros CAD import plug-ins offer. Details

Edgecam announced Edgecam 2016 R2. Details

Elysium announced CADfeature 14.0. Details

FARO Technologies, Inc. announced the FARO Design ScanArm. Details

Geometric Limited announced eDrawings Publisher for CATIA V5 10.6. Details

Granta Design announced MI:Enterprise Connect for Teamcenter. Granta Design announced GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway Version 4.1. Details

IronCAD, LLC announced new download manager technology. Details

MasterControl Inc. announced MasterControl v11.5. Details

Matereality announced its Version 10 release. Details

ModuleWorks announced "exocam powered by ModuleWorks". Details

MSC Software Corp. announced a new version of Digimat. Details

Newman Cloud, Inc. announced openBoM. Details

Open Design Alliance announced the production release of Teigha Cloud. Details

Planview announced Troux 12. Details

PTC announced ThingWorx 7. Details

Siemens announced Catchbook software. Details

TFTLabs announced CATIA V5-6R2016 support. Details



AVEVA announced a partnership with Omnix International. Details

Dassault Systemes announced that it has extended its strategic partnership with NIAEP. Details

eQ Technologic, Inc. announced an expanded partnership with Siemens PLM Software. Details

LEDAS announced that CAD Software Solutions (Switzerland) has licensed LGC technology for comparison of three-dimensional CAD models. Details

PTC announced that PTC and EPAM partner. Details

Siemens announced a partnership with Tata Consultancy Services to expand and enhance the delivery of big data analytics. Details

Siemens announced that it is collaborating with HP Inc. on additive manufacturing. Details



Altair announced that the Altair Partner Alliance added Hyperlean s.r.l.'s cost estimation software LeanCOST for HyperWorks users. Details

AMC Bridge announced certification for Autodesk Inventor 2017. Details

ANSYS announced that it has licensed its engineering simulation tools to ARM. Details

BlueCielo announced SAP-certified integration between Meridian Asset Management 2016 and the SAP ERP application. Details

The Coordinate Metrology Society announced that it selected a slate of 25 technical papers and presentations for the 2016 Coordinate Metrology Society Conference to be held July 25 - 29, 2016 in Murfreesboro, TN. Details

EOS announced that Dr. Hans J. Langer, founder and CEO of EOS GmbH, received the SME Additive Manufacturing Industry Achievement Award at RAPID 2016 in Orlando, on May 19, 2016. Details

ESI Group announced a Product Performance Lifecycle approach. Details

Granta Design announced that the Senvol Database will be available within GRANTA MI and CES Selector. Details

International TechneGroup Limited (ITI) announced a three-year UK government research initiative aimed at advancing geometry handling and integration (GHandI). Details

Mentor Graphics Corp. announced that its Valor Production Plan software has been certified by SAP. Details

Modultek announced Modultek News 2/2016. Details

MSC Software Corp. announced that the company won three Stevie Awards in Q1 2016. Details

Open Design Alliance (ODA) announced a free trial version of Teigha. Details

PROSTEP announced that the Outlook integration for PROSTEP's managed file transfer solution OpenDXM GlobalX has been awarded the Industriepreis by the "Initiative Mittelstand". Details

Selerant announced that its Spring User Conference 2016 took place in Stresa, Italy on May 11th-13th, 2016. Details

Siemens announced that Solid Edge ST9 is scheduled to ship this summer. Details

Suzuki announced that some discrepancies were found in the automobile emission and fuel efficiency testing process between the regulation by MLIT and the actual method carried out by Suzuki. Details



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