KARLSRUHE, Germany, Nov 11, 2015 – PDTec AG, a leading provider of software and services for engineering data management as well as partner and supplier integration with PDM-based structural and CAD data exchange, today announces that the company has signed a partnership agreement with Geometric Ltd., a leading worldwide provider of engineering, service, and technology solutions.
As a result of the partnership, Geometric will leverage PDTec’s Collaboration Portal in its newly launched software GeometricEDGE. GeometricEDGE is an enterprise collaboration solution enabling design and engineering data exchange between OEMs, suppliers, and partners in global engineering projects. Collaboration Portal is a web-based platform that acts as a central data hub, enabling information flow and providing seamless support for collaboration in the product lifecycle.
The partnership includes an OEM reseller agreement under which Geometric will globally and exclusively offer the new solution GeometricEDGE. PDTec regards this partnership as an important milestone. Both companies will profit from the partnership by strengthening their individual positions as solution providers, especially for globally active companies in the automotive, aerospace and general machinery industries.
“The future of development is in global collaboration, whether between customers, suppliers, or joint ventures,” said Manu Parpia, managing director and CEO Geometric. “The need to exchange important data while ensuring the protection of intellectual property at the same time is becoming increasingly important. Leveraging our partnership with PDTec, we offer a unique solution with GeometricEDGE. This solution addresses future requirements and offers various application areas to both existing customers and companies outside our traditional markets.”
“We are excited about the new partnership with Geometric and the opportunity to enable globally active development teams to work more efficiently and to save time and cost in the development process,” said Albrecht Pfaff, responsible for worldwide sales and marketing at PDTec. “Geometric’sexpertise as well as its global sales and support network, will help PDTecposition our technology even better in the market than ever before.”
About Geometric Ltd.
Geometric Ltd. is a specialist in the domain of engineering solutions, services and technologies. Its portfolio of global engineering services, product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, and embedded system and digital technology solutions enables companies to formulate, implement, and execute global engineering and manufacturing strategies aimed at achieving greater efficiencies in the product realization lifecycle.
Listed on the Bombay and National stock exchanges in India, the company recorded consolidated revenues of 11.05 billion Rupees ($180.61 million U.S.) for the year ended March 2015. The company employs more than 4,800 people across 13 global delivery locations in the US, France, Germany, Romania, India, and China.
Geometric has been assessed at Maturity Level 3 for CMMI 1.3-Development and CMMI 1.3-Services for its software and engineering services business units and is ISO 9001:2008 certified for engineering operations. The company’s operations are also ISO 27001:2005 certified.
For more information about Geometric, please visit www.geometricglobal.com.
About PDTec AG
PDTec AG is a renowned and highly reputable provider of software and services for engineering data management as well as for partner and supplier integration for PDM-based structure and CAD data exchange. The software solutions offered by PDTec – Collaboration Portal,CAD Portal, SimData Manager, and ice.NET – have been developed based on the company’s many years of experience in the integration of data, processes, and systems. PDTec solutions are used primarily in the automotive, aerospace, general machinery, and shipbuilding industries, but are also employed at energy providers and in electronics as well as in the IT industry. The company is headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany.
For more information about PDTec, please visit www.pdtec.de.