AspenTech Releases New Local Language Versions of aspenONE® Software in Asian, European and Latin American Markets

December 7, 2009

Allows Companies Around the World to Train Employees Faster, Extend aspenONE Benefits to More Users, and Replicate Best Practices Globally
Burlington, MA - Aspen Technology, Inc. (OTC: AZPN.PK), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced the release of aspenONE V7 software in nine languages — Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish — adding to the existing English language version.

Expanding aspenONE to more local languages:

  • Makes it possible for companies to train employees faster, helping create a larger skilled workforce in the face of shortages in experienced engineers and technical staff.
  • Extends the process optimization benefits delivered by aspenONE to a broader community of engineering and operations professionals in local environments.
  • Allows companies to replicate process optimization best practices more easily across multi-site, global organizations.
  • Simplifies installation of aspenONE software on localized Microsoft operating systems.

AspenTech customers may download language packs for the localized products from the AspenTech Support Center.

Supporting Quotes:

Manolis Kotzabasakis, Senior Vice President, Sales & Strategy, Aspen Technology, Inc.
"For years, AspenTech customers around the world have used aspenONE software to optimize plant designs and improve manufacturing and supply chain operations. Today, with continued rapid growth in many non English-speaking markets, customers must be able to develop a new generation of skilled engineers and operators quickly. aspenONE in more local languages makes this possible."

Tom Fiske, Ph.D., Senior Analyst, ARC Advisory Group
"The demand for proficient users of advanced engineering and optimization tools throughout the world continues to increase. Language barriers have always been an issue by limiting access of talented local resources to technology. AspenTech is addressing this obstacle by putting these powerful tools into the hands of more users worldwide. Making software accessible to more users in their native language should be a goal of every software company."

About AspenTech
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. With integrated aspenONE solutions, process manufacturers can implement best practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations. As a result, AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how the world’s leading process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their operational excellence goals, visit