Mentor Graphics Adds Business Intelligence Software

Wilsonville, Oregon-based Mentor Graphics, the developer of electronic design automation software, is expanding its product line today, saying it has launched a new product aimed at managing PCB assembly lines. The firm said its Valor MSS Business Intelligence (BI) product suite is aimed at providing reports and analysis on quality, asset utilization, and materials management for PC board makers. The new software is an extension of its existing Valor MSS suite of manufacturing software.