Linking business with production-related software solutions relationship has existed for 15 years common opening up new markets and customers link commercial with production-related software solutions Hohr-Grenzhausen, Rottweil, February 24, 2010: on the basis of its 15-year, highly successful cooperation the IBS AG and the SteinhilberSchwehr AG decided on a further intensification of the partnership. SteinhilberSchwehr, IT service providers with computer complete range for medium-sized manufacturing and trading company, has acquired 100 percent of the shares of CAD/PLM provider ASCAD, headquartered in Bochum, Germany, with effect from January 1 this year and therefore belongs to the largest IT system houses for the middle class in the German-speaking world. After SteinhilberSchwehr primarily serves the IBS software solution with over 100 customers in southern Germany, the existing customer of SteinhilberSchwehr & ASCAD should be developed now together. t hand. (Source: Sony). Thus, SteinhilberSchwehr can in particular customers from the Manufacturing sector offer a complete portfolio, fully integrated ERP and PLM containing the IBS-MES suite as a strategic solution for the production and quality management and traceability. IBS AG has established itself as a leading supplier in this segment and our joint customers benefit from the practicality of the solution that has developed a unique consistency and depth of function through a variety of installations in a wide range of manufacturing industries,”Harald Scheuls, CEO of SteinhilberSchwehr AG comments on the further development of partnership relations. Our customers appreciate in particular that we provide support and service for your entire IT landscape, whether applications, infrastructure, or hardware, and repeatedly confirm us your highest satisfaction”Volker Schwickert, Executive sales and marketing for the IBS AG, sees the partnership benefits especially in the strong SME penetration by SteinhilberSchwehr: SteinhilberSchwehr’s customers are predominantly Medium-sized companies from various manufacturing industries. IBS AG has already introduced solutions for many medium-sized companies in best practice, also when the other existing customer of SteinhilberSchwehr are easy to implement and quickly achieve benefits for the company”. SteinhilberSchwehr is a German company with its headquarters in the district Rottweil and sees itself as IT systems integrator and service provider for medium-sized manufacturing and trading company. Integral part of the achievements of SteinhilberSchwehr is in addition to the delivery and implementation of software brands in the areas of ERP / PLM / CAx the IT overall responsibility to the operation of the customer solution in the in-house data center. SteinhilberSchwehr serves about 3,200 customers with more than 400 employees in 16 offices.