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Daniel Nenni

Staff member
San Francisco, CA – December 18, 2018 – Methodics Inc, the leader in IP lifecycle management (IPLM), today announced an agreement with Japan’s leading provider of sales, support and services for electronics engineering solutions, INNOTECH. Through the agreement, INNOTECH will provide front line sales and support to the growing base of customers using Methodics platform for managing companies’ design assets within their semiconductor design operations.

INNOTECH is the largest and longest operating design tool distributor in Japan, representing a wide cross section of technical solutions, as well as offering an experienced design services capability. Its customers include the major semiconductor and electronics companies in Japan, and it has deep rooted relationships with the key market players.

At the core of the offering INNOTECH will support is the PercipientTM IPLM platform that is specifically geared toward managing the data, IP, design reuse, and ISO26262 traceability requirements of advanced IC design. The platform has proven to be a critical enabler of time and resource efficiency as more engineering organizations move toward an IP-centric design methodology. Percipient easily integrates with existing EDA tools and processes as well as enterprise PLM systems, and provides a critical link in the whole design chain.

“Japanese companies’ chip design environments are characterized by diverse and widespread engineering teams and vast amounts of IP, design data and other assets that have been developed and archived for years throughout these large organizations. The Methodics solution has proven itself as an ideal way for operations such as these to take control of the vast amount of IP they have access to and enable more efficient design reuse strategies,” said Yousuke Kaburagi, Director at INNOTECH.

“INNOTECH is the gold standard for sales and support of enterprise-class engineering tools and solutions in Japan and we are confident they will provide outstanding service to our customers there. Their portfolio of products and capabilities is synergistic with the value proposition and technical advantages Methodics brings to chip design environments. We look forward to leveraging their outstanding network of relationship to further grow the Methodics presence in Japan,” said Michael Munsey, Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Accounts at Methodics.

INNOTECH provides a total solution which includes both software and hardware, spanning from design and development to mass production, and further more to introduction of final products utilizing such software and hardware, together with technical services tailored to each product and its production process. Since our foundation, INNOTECH takes high pride in EDA application technology and the best support system in Japan.