Dassault Systèmes, the 3D Experience Company and Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute (Group) Co. Ltd (SMEDI), Chinese public engineering companies, today announced that they will jointly open a new R&D center in Shanghai, China, to develop industry solution experiences for civil engineering and infrastructure construction professionals, based on Dassault Systèmes’ 3D Experience platform. Dedicated to bridge projects, water supply and wastewater treatment installations, roads, rail systems, as well as open and underground buildings, the R&D center will open in August 2012.
Dassault Systèmes’ 3D Experience platform provides civil engineering and infrastructure construction professionals with a unique, open, collaborative environment, enabling them to design, simulate and manage any scale of infrastructure project, reducing errors and bringing projects in on-time and on-budget, safely.
“As the world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and PLM, Dassault Systèmes solutions have been successfully deployed in many industries,” said Wei Tang, Chairman, SMEDI. “We strongly believe that they can bring significant value in addressing the needs of civil engineering and construction companies, as demonstrated by leading construction customer projects in recent years. Leveraging Dassault Systèmes’ 3D Experience platform for civil engineering, we are confident in our competitiveness in maximizing our productivity and minimizing errors in all our future projects.”