President Barack Obama announced today that the Digital Lab for Manufacturing in Chicago will receive a grant of $70 million from the U.S. Department of Defense. Siemens has been named the sole supplier of PLM software that will serve as a top tier partner for the Digital Lab.
“Siemens software is delivering enhanced productivity, increased efficiency, a quicker time to market and more flexibility. As the
sole PLM supplier serving as a Tier One partner, Siemens will provide ongoing strategic leadership and manpower to help bring both the potential and the vision of the Digital Lab to fruition,” commented Chuck Grindstaff, CEO of Siemens PLM Software.
This grant is part of President Obama’s effort to re-invigorate U.S. manufacturing, which aims to create new jobs while driving
economic development and future innovation. To learn more about this grant, click here.