Saab chooses Semcon for outsourcing its IT platform for product development

Saab chooses Semcon for outsourcing its IT platform for product development Against competition from several of the world's leading IT companies, Semcon has been chosen as a partner for outsourcing the operation and system support for Saab's product development platform. The partnership is initially over a five-year period. Semcon will be responsible for System Management, parts of the application operations, advice to users and housing. To meet its commitments, Semcon will open an office next to Saab. -Development is the key to Saab Automobile's success. Having seamless support for our product development systems is vitally important. Because Semcon understands our development activities, it is natural for us to select Semcon as a partner. Over several years working together, they have created significant credibility because of their impressive and innovative work," says Göran Ejbyfeldt, head of IT within product development at Saab Automobile. -Semcon's focus on "Design and Development" coupled with our knowledge of IT-based tools for product development underpins a successful partnership with Saab. Our long-term commitment has given us considerable experience of Saab's development environments. That's why we can deliver the right quality for Saab's operations," explains Mats Franzén, managing director of Semcon IT Solutions. For more information please contact: Mats Franzén, Semcon ITS AB, tel: +46 (0)31 721 09 09, mobile: +46 (0)70 569 09 22 Göran Ejbyfeldt, Saab Automobile AB, tel: +46 (0)520 85 000 Bengt Nilsson, Semcon AB, tel: +46 (0)31 721 03 11, mobile: +46 (0)70-447 28 68 Semcon är ett av de ledande design- och utvecklingsföretagen i Norden. Omsättningen under 1999 uppgick till 863,5 miljoner kronor och antal anställda överstiger idag 1600 personer. Som nära partner till industrin utvecklar Semcon produkter, processer och människor. Semcon AB (publ.) är noterat på OM Stockholmsbörsens O-lista. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/18/20001218BIT01130/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/18/20001218BIT01130/bit0002.pdf

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