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SpaceClaim Joins the ProSTEP iViP Association

Wednesday, 07 September 2011

Extends SpaceClaim’s Commitment to Open Standards and Engineering Collaboration

Concord, MA and Darmstadt, Germany, September 6, 2011: SpaceClaim, the market-leader in direct modeling software that enables all engineers to work in 3D, has joined the ProSTEP iViP Association to work with global manufacturers and partners to set standards and drive open environments. The ProSTEP iViP Association has committed itself to developing innovative approaches to solving problems and modern standards for product data management and virtual product creation.

“SpaceClaim plays a vital role in the product creation process by enabling all engineers to perform concept design, model preparation and bid modeling easily, efficiently and cost effectively,” said Frank DeSimone, Vice President of Software Development, SpaceClaim. “We developed SpaceClaim to be neutral and compatible with all CAD software to eliminate complexities. Being part of ProSTEP iViP is another example of our commitment to open standards.”

 “The members of our association are pioneers in the processes, methods and systems in the product lifecycle,” said Dr. StevenVettermann, General Manager, ProSTEP iViP Association. “We welcome SpaceClaim’s membership as an expert in 3D Direct Modeling. We foster close collaboration between manufacturers and suppliers – together with representatives from the IT industry and from the research and science communities. SpaceClaim’s participation will be meaningful in driving the development of standards.”

About SpaceClaim Corporation

SpaceClaim, the leading 3D Direct Modeling software, provides a complete solution for engineering and manufacturing organizations to innovate faster, win more business, and get products to market faster. SpaceClaim’s acclaimed software is easy to learn and use and is completely CAD-neutral. It enables engineers and other manufacturing professionals to rapidly create new designs or manipulate and edit existing 2D and 3D geometry, without the complexity of traditional CAD. Customers include Nokia Siemens Networks, Tyco Connectivity, BorgWarner, Medtronic, Lotus Cars, Toyota Motor Corporation, Sharp, LG Electronics, K2 Medical Systems, FuelCell Energy, Emhart Glass, GE Aviation, General Dynamics, and the U.S Navy. SpaceClaim is privately held and backed by Borealis Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information on SpaceClaim, please visit www.spaceclaim.com.

About the ProSTEP iViP Association

ProSTEP iViP Association bundles the interests of manufacturers and suppliers in the manufacturing industry as well as IT vendors, in close cooperation with research and science institutes, to provide its members with the long-term competitive advantages that more efficient processes, methods and systems enable.

Today, the ProSTEP iViP Association remains committed to developing new approaches to end-to-end process, system and data integration for its members and providing digital support for all the phases of the product creation process. Members of the ProSTEP iViP Association currently include about 160 companies and organizations from 17 nations.

For more information on ProSTEP iViP, please visit www.prostep.org.

 

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