Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, announced that Daimler AG has extended its commitment to Siemens PLM Software and its products for total of 10 years.
Daimler has also committed to an extensive rollout for the replacement of its current computer-aided design (CAD) environment with NX software, Siemens' solution for digital product development. Daimler's NX deployment for passenger cars will be complete by the end of 2015 and for trucks by the end of 2016.
As part of the worldwide 10-year agreement, Daimler AG will begin using Siemens PLM Software's technology in its first vehicle series beginning in 2012. Siemens PLM Software will begin enabling Daimler's vast network of suppliers beginning July 2011.
Daimler's objective is to further improve the support of its business processes by implementing a seamlessly integrated CAD suite.