Monday 21st May, 2018

Software giant to expand in Adelaide with regional centre and ‘virtual shipyard’

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SUPPORTING delivery of a Virtual Shipyard Training Project is the aim of Dassault Systèmes new regional centre in Adelaide.

Dassault Systèmes is a prominent player in global three-dimensional design software and has announced Australian expansion plans via virtual technology for this year.

The company’s new Adelaide centre is expected to be open by the second quarter of 2018 and the company is set to host Australia’s first ‘3DEXPERIENCE Forum’ at Adelaide Oval on February 13.

The new regional centre is to support Dassault Systèmes’ delivery of the Virtual Shipyard Training Project, under a partnership bankrolled by the South Australian government and the Commonwealth’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC).

“Dassault Systèmes helps businesses of all sizes use the virtual world to improve the real world, and we are keen to showcase our solutions and the potential business advantages to companies across Australia,” said Masaki Sox Konno, managing director (AP South), Dassault Systèmes.

“There are some very exciting opportunities for us to support the same diverse range of industries in Australia. The virtual shipyard in South Australia is just one example of how we can support the strategic growth and potential global outreach of Australian businesses with virtual technology.”

The virtual shipyard is to help South Australian companies working on defence projects and provide them with the opportunity to tender for work globally.

Dassault Systèmes is organising Australia’s first 3DEXPERIENCE Forum at the Adelaide Oval on February 13.

The company has more than 15,000 employees and reported global revenue of 3.1bn Euros (AUD $4.5 billion) in 2016.

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