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Creative Market acquisition puts Autodesk deeper into Adobe territory

Creative Market acquisition puts Autodesk deeper into Adobe territory

The reseller of “mousemade” creative content for products and services sees its new home in Autodesk as the fastest way to make beautiful graphics design simple and accessible to everyone. A small company specializing in “hand-crafted, mousemade” design content for both digital and physical products has become the most recent Autodesk acquisition in the consumer [...]

PTC buys its way into the Internet of Things for $115 million

PTC buys its way into the Internet of Things for $115 million

PTC says ThingWorx will complement existing Service Lifecycle Management and Product Lifecycle Management portfolios. PTC today said it has acquired ThingWorx, creators of a platform for building and running software applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). PTC claims the acquisition positions the company “as a major player in the emerging Internet of Things era.” The [...]

By December 30, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
3D Systems to acquire Xerox research group

3D Systems to acquire Xerox research group

The $32.5 million deal grew out of a 15-year partnership that gave 3D Systems its ProJet technology.  Why would Xerox sell off such an accomplished engineering group? 3D Systems (3DS) said today it will acquire the Xerox product design, engineering, and chemistry group based in Wilsonville, Oregon. 3D Systems will pay $32.5 million in cash [...]

By December 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
ARM acquires Geomerics

ARM acquires Geomerics

The lighting expert will become a wholly owned subsidiary, and will continue with a separate market identity. Semiconductor and mobile IT manufacturer ARM today acquired Geomerics, a well-respected developer of lighting technology for video games and other entertainment graphics. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Geomerics Enlighten is a popular technology in [...]

By December 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk to acquire CAM leader Delcam

Autodesk to acquire CAM leader Delcam

The deal is an all-cash offer for the publicly traded British firm. Autodesk will dip into its non-US cash to pay for the deal. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announces its intention to acquire Delcam (LON: DLC), a leading global supplier of advanced computer-aided milling and related software for manufacturing. The plan calls for Autodesk to [...]

3D Systems acquires The Sugar Lab for confection printing

3D Systems acquires The Sugar Lab for confection printing

Husband and wife architects used the studio 3D printer to top a cupcake; the rest is culinary history. 3D Systems has acquired The Sugar Lab, a small company which has created a way to use 3D printing for edible confections using real sugar. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Sugar Lab adopted 3D Systems’ Color Jet [...]

By September 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PTC acquires long-time partner NetIdeas

PTC acquires long-time partner NetIdeas

The PLM hosting specialist bring remote deployment (cloud) expertise. PTC today announced it has acquired long-time services partner NetIdeas, Inc., a provider of software hosting and technical consulting services specializing for product lifecycle management (PLM). NetIdeas has been a go-to-market partner with PTC for more than a decade, and currently provides Windchill PLM to a variety of [...]

By September 10, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Stratasys to acquire MakerBot for $403 million

Stratasys to acquire MakerBot for $403 million

Stratasys needed a better retail product line; MakerBot needed to grow. Industrial 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys will acquire desktop 3D printer vendor MakerBot through a merger agreement, the two companies announced today. The deal has an initial value of $403 million, but earned pay-outs could raise the value over time by another $201 million. MakerBot, [...]

Dassault acquires Apriso for manufacturing operations management

Dassault acquires Apriso for manufacturing operations management

The California software company behind FlexNet gains a much larger sales force; Dassault gains new tools for Delmia and new customers. Dassault Systèmes today announced the acquisition of Apriso, a provider of manufacturing software sold under the name FlexNet, for $205 million. Dassault will use the acquisition to strengthen its existing Delmia portfolio of software for [...]

Dassault Systèmes acquires Simpoe for injection molding simulation

Dassault Systèmes acquires Simpoe for injection molding simulation

The existing Simpoe line will still be sold, and the underlying technology will enhance Catia, Simulia, and SolidWorks. Dassault Systèmes has acquired Simpoe, a specialist in plastic injection molding simulation. Dassault will add the Simpoe technology to its Simulia line of simulation and analysis tools, and also use the technology in its SolidWorks and Catia [...]