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Alfred University receives in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software
2/07/17

Alfred University today announced it received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software, with a commercial value of $19.7 million.

The in-kind grant for Alfred University includes Siemen’s NX™ software, a leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE). Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. The in-kind grant was provided by the Siemens PLM Software’s academic program that delivers PLM software for schools at every academic level.

“This grant from Siemens PLM Software enables Alfred University to teach their students on the same world-class PLM software for digital product design, simulation, analysis, manufacturing and product data management that is used by leading manufacturers around the world. As a result, their graduates will be highly qualified for careers in science, technology, engineering and math,” said Dora Smith, Global Director, Academic Partner Program, Siemens PLM Software.

“By using the same technology in the classroom that is used by companies all over the world to develop a wide variety of products, our students gain important real-world experience during their studies that will serve them well after graduation,” said David Crenshaw, Director of the Fabrication Center at Alfred University. “This grant is exceptionally valuable because it helps us train our students for tomorrow’s jobs using one of the best engineering design software solutions available,” said Crenshaw.

The in-kind grant gives students access to the same technology that companies around the world depend on every day to develop innovative products in a wide variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, machinery, shipbuilding, high-tech electronics and many more. Graduates with this type of software training are highly-recruited candidates for advanced technology jobs.

Note:  NX is a trademark or registered trademark of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries.