Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Defense Space and Security extend use of Siemens PLM open-architecture software in design of aircraft
CHICAGO, 27 Feb. 2012. Officials at The Boeing Company have signed a new 10-year agreement to extend the use of product lifecycle management (PLM) software from Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, at its Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Defense Space and Security business segments. Boeing officials opted to extend the use of Siemens’ NX software and Teamcenter software for its innovation, scalability, and open architecture, according to a spokesperson.
“We are partnering with Siemens PLM Software to enhance Boeing's PLM capabilities,” says Nancy Bailey, Boeing vice president of IT Product Systems. “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.”
“Boeing’s commitment to leverage the integrated Siemens PLM suite of solutions is a testament to our continued ability to bring the most innovative products to market to help our customers succeed,” explains Chuck Grindstaff, CEO, Siemens PLM Software.