Hommes, France June 1st, 2010

Cyfac® International, builder of custom bicycle frames for more than 25 years, proudly announces the signing of an ambitious contract with Keonys®, Europe’s number one reseller of Dassault Systèmes Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) products, most notably the CATIA PLM Express solution.

«Using CATIA PLM Express to model future projects will not only enable us to completely optimize the technical and mechanical characteristics of our new frames right from the very first digital drafts, but will also allow us to anticipate all requirements from the production side in keeping with our unique manufacturing methods. We will be able to build a truly collaborative engineering process with our different partners, whether they are machinists, composite tube manufacturers, or graphic designers » states Aymeric Le Brun, managing director of Cyfac International. 

« We are entering a new phase in the production of custom high-performance frames that will satisfy our clients’ needs and desires whether they are professional partners or individual riders.  Additionally, the intégration of Fabien Deweerdt, an Arts & Métiers engineer, to the Cyfac International team enables our brand to continue the in-house development of high-tech frames using the latest technologies and via a configuration that is adapted to our special manufacturing requirements.   I’d really like to thank Keonys for their partnership in laying the groundwork for this project », continues Mr. Le Brun.

« Cyfac once again shifts gear. CATIA PLM Express is specifically designed for small and mid-sized companies : affordable, easy-to-use, and flexible this solution allows our clients to accelerate the development and completion of their projects and their products, to reduce deployment delays, and to improve their return on investment. » adds Bruno Puechoultres, Vice President of  Keonys.

The first fruits of this acquisition will reach the market starting in 2011.  Cyfac bicycles and anthropometric tools for the Cyfac Postural System® developed via these solutions, will feature the Keonys and Dassault Systèmes logos.