Roundup: Dimension Data, DBNeT, Honeywell, Dassault Systèmes

- Friday, April 29, 2011

Roundup: Dimension Data, DBNeT, Honeywell, Dassault Systèmes

The Chilean unit of Johannesburg-based IT services provider Dimension Data has appointed José Miguel Blázquez as sales manager, the company said in a statement.

Blázquez, who holds a degree in civil engineering from Chile's Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, previously worked for Alcatel-Lucent, Orion and Teleductos.

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Chilean travel goods manufacturer Saxoline has selected compatriot software developer DBNeT to deploy the latter's human resources management solution DBNeT RH, the IT firm said in a statement without providing the price of the contract.

Saxoline is fully controlled by Samsonite.

Among DBNeT clients are Falabella, Sodimac, Salcobrand, Costanera Norte, Bayer, Cemento Polpaico, Hilti, Econorent, General Motors, PreUnic and MetLife.

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Brazilian pharmacy chain Droga Raia has acquired 220 barcode readers from US company Honeywell Scanning & Mobility (HSM), the former said in a statement.

Droga Raia, which selected the Solaris MK 7820 model, has 350 pharmacies across Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná states.

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French 3D and product lifecycle management solutions Dassault Systèmes has been selected by Brazilian plane maker Embraer to deploy a complete 3D solution for the design and manufacturing of its Phenom and Legacy 500 executive jets at its US and Brazilian plants, both firms said in a statement.

Digital Factory is a 3D source for product information aimed to reduce design and manufacturing costs by creating a single set of plans, design models and work and product instructions - all integrated into a secure, collaborative platform.

"Our goal is to create a single manufacturing model to increase efficiency, reduce costs and offer a collaborative environment for designers, engineers and floor workers to work as one team," Embraer VP information systems Alexandre Baulé said.