Siemens PLM Software, a division of Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced it has significantly expanded the capacity of its operations in India by opening a new, and much larger, development center to accommodate up to 1,100 employees. The divisionâ€™s India-based development team has experienced a growth rate of 30 percent (CAGR) over the last few years.
The new facility, recently inaugurated by Dr. Helmuth Ludwig, president of Siemens PLM Software, currently employs 800 individuals responsible for many of the divisionâ€™s software product developments, modules and service engagements on a global basis.
â€œOur investment in India is not only critical for our expansion in the Asia Pacific region, but globally because it provides us with proximity to customers in the area and is a superior talent resource pool for our development efforts,â€ said Ludwig.
Siemens PLM Software has operated in India for nearly 20 years and has more than 2,200 customers throughout the country. Its customer list includes leading manufacturing enterprises from such industries as automotive and transportation, machinery, aerospace and defense and numerous small- to mid-sized businesses.
â€œWe have a longstanding, significant presence in India and have consistently led the PLM market here,â€ added Ludwig. â€œThe new development facility and the increased investments in our sales and support infrastructure in India is further proof of our unwavering commitment to India.â€
Throughout India, Siemens PLM Software employs more than 900 professionals and has offices and centers in five cities. It serves customers in more than 50 cities across the country and also has a strong channel network. In addition, Siemens PLM Softwareâ€™s products are also used to train students at more than 300 engineering colleges and training centers across the region.