EDS has announced that it is considering selling off a minority of its PLM Solutions (www.eds.com/products/plm) subsidiary by the first half of 2004. "A minority IPO or private offering in PLM Solutions would enable EDS to leverage the value of this key asset," said Michael Jordan, EDS chairman and CEO. In June, EDS announced that it would focus on its core IT outsourcing services business.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
Automakers are adding greater digital capabilities to their design and engineering activities to promote collaboration among staff and suppliers, input consumer feedback, shorten product development cycles, and meet evolving end-use needs.
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