Escalates Penetration of the Aerospace and Defense Industry
Orders are evidence of growing market presence
CINCINNATI-December 12, 2000-SDRC (Nasdaq: SDRC), a global supplier of e-business
collaboration solutions for the product lifecycle, today announced that expanding
aerospace and defense industry standardization on SDRC's e-business collaboration
solutions has helped accelerate its market presence in this segment. This reflects SDRC's
successful emphasis on providing enterprise solutions to global businesses overall, and in
particular to aerospace and defense companies interested in
quality improvements, security, time-to-schedule, and traceability.
Within the fiscal year, SDRC has increased its market share in the
aerospace and defense market, evidenced by the expanding demand for SDRC's Metaphase®
product knowledge management (PKM) and Accelis™ e-Business Integration (e-BI) software.
Over the past year companies such as The Boeing Company, Matra BAe Dynamics, BFGoodrich
Aerospace Aerostructures Group, Fluke Corporation and Singapore Technologies Aerospace
have placed orders and augmented their relationships with SDRC, solidifying its market
"SDRC's rapidly increasing presence in the aerospace and defense industry has been
evident over the past 12-18 months," said Bill Weyand, chairman and CEO, SDRC.
"SDRC is committed to building business value and supporting technical excellence
through the collaborative solutions we provide our customers. During the next year, we
will continue to expand our presence in the aerospace and defense industry."
SDRC (Structural Dynamics Research Corporation) is a leading global provider of e-business
collaboration solutions for the product lifecycle. The Company's products address the
areas of Product Knowledge Management, Collaborative Product Commerce, and e-Design
Automation. Coupled with process engineering and consulting services, the Company's
solutions facilitate innovation through collaboration, enabling industry leaders to
optimize product development early in the design process, increase productivity, and
significantly improve time-to-market. SDRC employs more than 2,500 people worldwide, with
77 offices in 18 countries throughout North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.
Note to Editors: SDRC and Metaphase are registered trademarks and Accelis is a trademark
of Structural Dynamics Research Corporation. All other trademarks or registered trademarks
belong to their respective holders.