a leader in integrated engineering software solutions for the electronics design and manufacturing industry, announced today that it has released version 7.3 of its Trilogy 5000� solution for PCB process preparation and assembly programming operations and its Enterprise 3000� premium DFM solution for manufacturability and physical design verification of CAD data. Version 7.3 is now shipping and available through Valor sales offices and integration partners worldwide.
Enhancements to the Trilogy 5000 Assembly Engineering platform include multiple feature extensions to the Line Balancing, Documentation Editor and Machine Shapes Manager (MSM) modules. In addition the following Siemens SMT machines - S20, S23, S25, HS50, F4 and F5 have been added to the range of supported machine models, for a broader solution of vendor-independent assembly-line programming and optimization.
Within the Design group environment, version 7.3 of Enterprise 3000 offers tighter integration to the Cadence Allegro, Mentor Graphics Boardstation and Zuken Board Designer PCB CAD systems. Other extensions to the input/output interfaces include Valor�s new ICT output format. Finally, rounding out this version release are
improvements to BOM and AVL handling, parts library management and DFM with emphasis on Signal Quality Analysis.
�Valor continues to invest more than any other solutions-vendor in on-going development of DFM and SMT manufacturing engineering solutions�, said Julian Coates, Executive Vice President for Product Management and Marketing at Valor, �with Version 7.3, the worldwide top-tier of electronics OEMs and manufacturers can further leverage their existing investments in Valor solutions, secure in the knowledge that additional layers of value are already under development for follow-on versions of the solutions.�
Valor Computerized Systems [FSE: VCR, WKN 928 731] is a global leader in vertically integrated manufacturing productivity solutions to the electronics industry. Valor is publicly listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The company's powerful software tools, based on ODB++, the Valor-funded data format which forms the main structure of the new IPC 2851 standard for high-level data exchange, ensure the rapid transfer of optimized data from the design through manufacturing stages. Enterprise 3000 DFM system for physical design verification, Trilogy 5000 for assembly and test engineering, TraceXpert for real-time SMT production monitoring, exact traceability and materials management and the unique Valor Parts Library on-line data service are utilized by designers and engineers to deliver enhanced productivity, higher yields, shorter cycle times and increased product quality. All Valor products are sold and supported by a worldwide network that includes global subsidiary offices, VARs and OEM channels. More information about the company can be found at http://www.valor.com.
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