SDRC Receives MetaphaseŽ Order for 3,000+ Users from Lockheed Martin
Metaphase to Serve as Standard Collaborative Product and Process Management System for All
CINCINNATI-January 29, 2001-SDRC (Nasdaq: SDRC) today announced that Lockheed Martin
Aeronautics Company has placed a software license and related services order for deployment of over
3,000 concurrent users of SDRC's product knowledge management (PKM) software, MetaphaseŽ.
Metaphase will serve as the enterprise product and process data management
system for all Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company users. Lockheed is using Metaphase as a key enabler of improvements in
meeting competitive and cost effective objectives, including retiring and/or linking several legacy
"The Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has chosen Metaphase as our standard for product data
management," said Mark Peden, vice president of Information Systems and
Technology, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. "Metaphase has capabilities that complement our business strategy, and this
Metaphase order is a long term commitment for business with SDRC."
"By building a supplier relationship with the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, SDRC is
supporting a leader in the design, development, systems integration, production and support of military
aircraft," said Bill Weyand, chairman and CEO, SDRC. "Metaphase, as the recognized industry leader in
PKM, has earned its reputation in enabling the competitiveness and profitability of
aerospace/defense industry leaders such as Lockheed. Additionally, SDRC's implementation expertise and packaged
applications targeted at aerospace and defense manufacturers are critical to realizing fast and
compelling implementation success."
About Lockheed Martin - http://www.lockheedmartin.com
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global enterprise principally engaged in the
research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology
systems, products and services. The Corporation's core businesses are systems integration, space, aeronautics and
technology services. Lockheed Martin had 1999 sales surpassing $25 billion and employs
approximately 128,000. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company is a unit of the corporation with products
including the F-16, F-22 and C-130J aircraft.
SDRC (Structural Dynamics Research Corporation), with headquarters in Ohio, provides software
solutions and services that propel manufacturers to increased business competitiveness through the
development of a web-based, collaborative environment for product development. SDRC employs more
than 2,500 people worldwide, with 65 offices in 18 countries throughout North
America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.
Note to Editors: SDRC, and Metaphase are registered trademarks of Structural Dynamics Research
Corporation. All other trademarks or registered trademarks belong to their respective holders.