Haverhill, Massachusetts – October 28, 2011 – IMS Software, developer of IMSpost for CNC postprocessing and IMSverify for CNC verification and simulation, and Beijing Fidia Machinery & Electronics Co. Ltd. have signed a technology and sales partnership agreement.

By combining their respective successful strategies Beijing Fidia and IMS will create a strong synergy and bring higher value to their Chinese customers. Beijing Fidia will resell IMS Software’s full range of software products for CNC postprocessing, verification and simulation; IMS will provide preconfigured solutions for all Fidia 5-axis machines sold in China.

“IMS and Fidia provide complimentary solutions for complex CNC machining.” said Chang Jiang, General Manager of Beijing Fidia. “IMS provides high-end, local support which is critical to our customers.”

“Fidia is a strong player in a fast-growing market” said Dan Wrenn, president and co-founder of IMS. “Their commitment to quality solutions for the aerospace and automotive sectors makes them an ideal partner for us in China.”

About IMS

IMS Software, Inc., founded in 1989, is a recognized leader in providing NC postprocessing, verification and simulation solutions and services to companies seeking a competitive advantage in the manufacturing industry. With headquarters in Haverhill, MA., IMS postprocessing solutions are sold worldwide, addressing the needs of companies of all sizes, primarily in the automotive, aerospace and defense, general manufacturing and machinery, and electromechanical industries.

Information on IMSpost, IMSce and IMSverify is available at https://www.ims-software.com.

About Beijing Fidia Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd

Established in 1993, Beijing Fidia Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd. sells and provides technical support for all the Fidia Group products in the territory of the Peoples Republic of China. The Fidia product line includes a range of high-speed machining solutions mainly for the automotive, aerospace and energy sectors.

For further information visit: http://www.fidia.com.