SiemensÂ has provided Clemson UniversityÂ access to the company’sÂ $357.2 million product lifecycle management software bundle in an effort to bolster student employment in the manufacturing industry.
The company said Monday the bundle will include its LMS, NX and Femap softwares and Fibersim and TecnomatixÂ portfolios to support undergraduate and graduate studiesÂ at Clemson’sÂ college of engineering, computing and applied sciences.
PLM will be integrated into the college’sÂ computer-aided-design, engineering simulation, industrial design, digital manufacturing and manufacturing management coursework and projects.
Siemens stated that PLMÂ will work to guide and inform students throughout theirÂ production operations via a manufacturing process designed to provide feedback and accommodate adjustments duringÂ production.
ClemsonÂ aims to address the manufacturing industries’ demand for science, technology, engineering and math workforce by providing students withÂ hands-on experience on the software.
Clemson President James Clements saidÂ Siemens has provided the university with technical tools that will open up newÂ job opportunities for its students within the manufacturing industry.
The partnership looks to provide students with the experience and skills in preparation for their careerÂ in the software-driven advanced manufacturing industry, saidÂ Eric Spiegel, president and CEO of Siemens USA.
PLM supportsÂ more than 140,000 companies acrossÂ sectors that include aerospace, automotive, medical devices, machinery, shipbuilding and high-tech electronics to design, develop and manufacture new products.