08/31/2011

xPLM Solution Opens U.S. Office and Appoints General Manager

In response to the continued growth of customers and strong demand in North America for its leading CAD/PLM/ERP integration products, xPLM Solution GmbH establishes operations in the US.

Dresden, Germany – August 31, 2011 – xPLM Solution GmbH, today announced the establishment of a US-based subsidiary, xPLM Solution, Inc, to support the global growth and demand for their market leading CAD/PLM/ERP integrations. Headquartered in Three Rivers, Massachusetts, the US office will open September 1, 2011, led by an experienced Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) industry executive, David Turcotte, as General Manager.

xPLM Solution offers a robust portfolio of integration products and services for Mechanical Computer Aided Design (MCAD), Electrical and Electronic CAD (ECAD) and software development tools, Digital Mockup and MS-Office applications with leading PLM and ERP solutions. All integrations are available directly from xPLM Solution. In addition, OEM partners offer integrations directly to customers (Oracle, Infor and Aras) and our ISV partner integrations (SAP, Siemens and SolidWorks) are available through xPLM Solution business partners around the globe. The US operations will allow xPLM Solution to expand their abilities to meet regional customer needs and grow their business by dedicated local sales, services and support teams.

“Over the last few years, we have seen strong growth in our direct business and increased demand from customers in North America, highlighted by our acquisition this year of cae consulting. With an eye towards the future, we have made the strategic decision to expand our global presence and establish a US subsidiary. This will allow us to better service and support our partners and customers in North America and to grow our business faster in this region,” said Charly Wachtel, Managing Director of xPLM Solution. “In addition, we are very excited to have David Turcotte join our management team and lead our new US operations. David has worked on several joint customer projects with us and his strong PLM industry, implementation and management experience will help ensure our US operations’ success.”

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to lead the expansion of xPLM Solution into the US marketplace. Making the world-class knowledge and experience of xPLM engineers available locally to US companies will allow them to drive efficiency in their organizations and further capitalize on their PLM and CAD investments,” said David Turcotte, General Manager, xPLM Solution, Inc.

David Turcotte has a diverse background in software development, implementation, and management. From leading projects and programs to bring technology to the armed forces during a 23 year career with the US Air Force to being a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Northrop Grumman Information Technology, to serving as a Senior Project Engineer with Eigner and Agile Software completing many highly-successful major PLM implementations, Mr. Turcotte has distinguished himself as a leader in the industry.

 

xPLM Solution
xPLM Solution with global headquarters in Dresden, Germany, specializes in providing integration solutions and deployment services to the PLM industry. xPLM Solution develops integrations between the leading PLM, CAD, ERP, DMU, Office and data exchange applications providing the prerequisites for carrying out successful PLM projects. The xPLM Solution team has more than 25 years’ experience in the area of integration development and is at the forefront of the development and deployment of robust, multi functional CAD, PLM and ERP integrations. xPLM Solution is an official solution partner to Oracle, SAP, Aras, Siemens, Infor and SolidWorks.

For More Information Contact:
David Turcotte
General Manager
xPLM Solution, Inc.
15 Charles Street
Three Rivers, MA 01080 USA
+1 (413) 289-9656 (Office)
+1 (413) 654-6612 (Mobile)
www.xplm.com
david.turcotte@xplm.com