Empresa Solutions Transforms Engineering Change Management for PDMWorks Users with Release of New Product

Kinnosa® Workflow for PDMWorks® Dramatically Increases Efficiency in Managing SolidWorks® Product Design Changes

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 29, 2005 -- Empresa Solutions, Inc., a global provider and industry leader in collaborative data and process management solutions, today unveiled Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks Release 1.0, the industry’s only workflow and process management solution for SolidWorks’ PDMWorks. Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks adds complete engineering change management to PDMWorks, the de facto standard for SolidWorks design data management.

This release of Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks offers significant functionality to support improved efficiency in engineering and change processes including:
• mweb-based user interface for zero-cost deployment;
• an easy-to-use graphical workflow process designer to create change processes;
• efficient process execution using automated task notifications sent directly to participants email inbox;
• enhanced design change productivity through eDrawings™ integration;
• seamless integration with the PDMWorks product; and
• compliance to quality standards through complete change history capture and reporting.

Kinnosa Workflow offers automated engineering change management to PDMWorks users – capabilities that were previously only accessible through custom programs or migration to larger, more expensive systems. As a result, PDMWorks users can leverage Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks to realize drastic improvements in overall design change visibility, efficiency, and accuracy.

“Empresa Solutions’ new workflow solution is significant because it expands the scope and broadens access to valuable design data stored in PDMWorks,” said Joy Garon, SolidWorks Corporation’s product manager for PDMWorks. “With Empresa’s Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks product, companies can gain the same competitive advantages of shorter design cycles and lower costs that are enjoyed by larger, more expensive systems. In addition, the integration of our products enables new levels of collaboration and change management across the enterprise.”

Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks is designed to be an easy-to-deploy and easy-to-use workflow add-on for PDMWorks users. The seamless integration into PDMWorks enables powerful process management capabilities without imposing users with extensive product learning curves. Recognized process improvements will be instantly realized in every organization that adopts the Kinnosa Workflow solution.
“By leveraging Kinnosa technology and competencies in engineering processes, we enable our customers to capitalize on their existing investments in SolidWorks and PDMWorks to bring new products to market quickly and easily, at a lower cost,” said Terry Simpson, president of Empresa Solutions. “Together with SolidWorks, we help ensure that customers deploying engineering workflow solutions using Kinnosa Workflow for PDMWorks have the best tools for introducing production-ready applications.”

Kinnosa Workflow is available now for purchase through authorized resellers.

About Empresa Solutions, Inc.
Empresa Solutions is the leading developer of enterprise software solutions that improve efficiency and workflow processes worldwide. Lockheed Martin, Hewlett Packard, Ford Motor Company, and Procter & Gamble are among the many customers gaining significant value from Empresa’s software solutions.

For the latest news and information or to see a demonstration of the product, visit the Empresa Solutions web site at www.empresasolutions.com or call 1-480-785-8334.

About SolidWorks Corporation
SolidWorks Corporation, a Dassault Systèmes S.A. (Nasdaq: DASTY, Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) company, develops and markets software for mechanical design, analysis, and product data management. It is the #1 supplier of 3D mechanical design software for the mainstream market. SolidWorks leads the market in number of users in production, customer satisfaction, and revenue. For the latest news, information, or a live online demonstration, visit the company’s Web site (www.solidworks.com) or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-978-371-5000).

Kinnosa is a registered trademark of Empresa Solutions, Inc. SolidWorks and PDMWorks are registered trademarks and eDrawings is a trademark of SolidWorks Corporation.

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