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Italian Automotive Supplier Blutec Selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Automotive Industrial Project

(Paris:DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the
3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital
Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today
announced that the 3DEXPERIENCE platform was chosen by Blutec
to support its 300 million euro automotive industrial project in
collaboration with Invitalia,
the Italian Ministry of Economy’s agency for investment and business

Blutec will relaunch an automotive industrial site in Termini Imerese,
Sicily that was shut down in 2011 and repurpose it to manufacture hybrid
and electric vehicles for the international automotive industry, as well
as gradually reemploy the former facility’s 700-person workforce. Blutec
will deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to train employees
on sustainable industrial innovation and use the “Electro
Mobility Accelerator
” industry solution experience to imagine,
design, simulate and deliver new vehicle concepts. The project is
expected to be fully implemented in 2018.

“Blutec’s mission for the Termini Imerese site is to produce components
and an innovative series of green vehicles for the most prestigious car
manufacturers and bring social and economic benefits to the region,”
said Cosimo Di Cursi, CEO, Blutec. “When our bid to revitalize this
important industrial area was selected by Invitalia over 22 other
candidates, our first investment was in Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE
platform. We consider this technology to be the fundamental starting
point for conceiving, creating and selling a highly technological
product that requires intensive research and development activity.”

“Electro Mobility Accelerator” will provide Blutec with a collaborative
digital environment to virtually define, evaluate and validate the
performance of components and custom trimmings for limited edition cars
as well as for an exclusive series of hybrid and electric cars based on
existing models that will feature eco-friendly changes to lower

“Blutec’s automotive industrial renaissance project aims to build a
creative hub for manufacturing that will contribute to a new and
sustainable transportation and mobility marketplace,” said Olivier
Sappin, Vice President, Transportation Mobility Industry, Dassault
Systèmes. “The 3DEXPERIENCE platform offers multi-domain digital
capabilities that are essential for next generation electric vehicle
research and development and will support Blutec’s targeted level of
innovation and industrial leadership.”

For more information on Dassault Systèmes’ industry solution experiences
for the transportation mobility industry, please visit


About Dassault Systèmes
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE
Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine
sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way
products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’
collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding
possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group
brings value to over 220,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries,
in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit

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