Weir Group has about 20 sites across the globe who use Teamcenter to share data remotely from site to site. This is an integral function of the software and really enhances engineering capabilities worldwide.
Too much invested, too many business processes and integrations with other internal systems. It would be a huge cost to switch and probably a losing proposition for the other offerings that are available.
Because of our current customer needs, we will most likely maintain use of Siemens PLM products for some time. Aside from the initial software cost, we pay for yearly maintenance. Maintaining our yearly maintenance licensing with Siemens, we receive access to all of the latest software releases, as well as premier technical support.
Siemens PLM Software (formerly UGS) is a computer software company specializing in 3D & 2D Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software. The company is a business unit of Siemens Industry Automation division, and is headquartered in Plano, Texas. The Siemens PLM suite includes CAD application suite NX, Teamcenter, Simcenter, and related products and tools.
Teamcenter® software is a product lifecycle management (PLM) system that connects people and processes, across functional silos. Boasting unmatched breadth and depth, the vendor states the Teamcenter portfolio means users can solve more of the tough challenges required to develop highly successful products. From the Teamcenter user interface, people across the organization can take part in the product development process.