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UGS’ NX 4 Voted 2005 Product of the Year by Readers of NASA Tech Briefs


Engineering and Manufacturing Community Sends Strong Message of Support for UGS’ Flagship Digital Product Development Software by Casting More Votes for NX 4 than any other Nominated Product

Tuesday, April 4, 2006, NEW YORK – UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced its NX™ 4 software has been voted 2005 Product of the Year by the readers of NASA Tech Briefs. NX 4, UGS’ flagship digital product development software, received more votes than any other nominated product from the engineers, product designers and manufacturing professionals that help make NASA Tech Briefs the largest-circulation, BPA-audited engineering magazine in the U.S.
UGS accepted the 2005 Product of the Year award at NASA Tech Briefs’ awards event held yesterday evening in New York.
“We are deeply honored that the readers of NASA Tech Briefs – a group with real-world working knowledge of how digital product development software can create value and enable innovation – have selected NX 4 as their 2005 Product of the Year,” said Joan Hirsch, vice president of NX development, UGS. “We consider it the highest compliment when the audience we are striving to serve singles out our solution as one of the best. This award serves as validation that our ongoing efforts to maintain the technological superiority of NX are continuing to pay dividends to UGS and its customers.”
Launched under the theme of “relentless innovation,” NX 4 was released in September 2005 with hundreds of customer-driven enhancements that build on its leadership in digital simulation and knowledge-based engineering. New features address product styling, design, simulation, manufacturing and data migration.
In October, NX 4 was named the NASA Tech Briefs Product of the Month by the NASA Tech Briefs editorial staff. In January 2006, NASA Tech Briefs subscribers were asked to select from the 12 Products of the Month highlighted throughout 2005 in NASA Tech Briefs’ Eleventh Annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
“The winners of the 2005 Product of the Year Awards represent the most significant new products introduced to the engineering community, as chosen by the more than 190,000 design engineering readers of NASA Tech Briefs,” said Linda Bell, editor-in-chief of NASA Tech Briefs.
About UGS
UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 46,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS’ vision is to enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through global innovation networks to deliver world-class products and services while leveraging UGS’ open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation.
Note: UGS, NX and Transforming the process of innovation are trademarks or registered trademarks of UGS Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.


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