LIVONIA -

U.S. military veterans from the Detroit area who have an engineering or manufacturing background can qualify for a chance to participate in a new, tuition-free job training program sponsored by Siemens' product lifecycle management (PLM) software business unit.

 The program will provide free training in the use of state-of-the-art digital lifecycle management and computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software technology. The goal is to aid veterans in the transition to the civilian workforce, and enhance their qualifications for skilled positions in a wide variety of manufacturing industries around the world, including automotive, aerospace, energy, high-tech electronics, and machinery.

 Siemens will invest up to $17,000 per eligible veteran for access to training at Siemens PLM Software facilities across the U.S. 

 Registration:  Veterans who are interested in this program can find more information

at: www.siemens.com/plm/trainingforusvets <http://www.siemens.com/plm/trainingforusvets