Tag: CATIA

New Inspection Xpert On Demand for CAD creates inspection documents from 2D or 3D CAD

New Inspection Xpert On Demand for CAD creates inspection documents from 2D or 3D CAD

IXOD reads all major file formats, allowing inspection editors to standardize on one workflow even if multiple CAD formats are involved.   CAD tools specialist KeyToData introduces a new tool for creating inspection documents from 2D or 3D CAD files. Standardizing on Inspection Xpert On Demand for CAD (IXOD) would allow end users who need […]

By November 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dassault Systèmes reports third quarter results

Dassault Systèmes reports third quarter results

Dassault’s third quarter results are better than they look say CEO Bernard Charlès and he’s got a point. Europe continues to suffer economic aftershocks and the company is going through several major transitions and assimilating acquisitions. Given all that, the company’s steady performance actually looks pretty good.  Dassault Systèmes is the largest enterprise CAD/PLM provider in terms of […]

Anatomy of a PLM market shift

Anatomy of a PLM market shift

Daimler builds new processes after moving to Siemens PLM. By Kathleen Maher The enterprise CAD/PLM market is something of a zero-sum game. There are only so many auto manufacturers and aeronautics companies to divvy up. For that reason, every time a company announces plans to switch to a new tools provider, a shudder will sweep […]

By September 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
“Other” revenue uptick helps Dassault Systèmes second quarter

“Other” revenue uptick helps Dassault Systèmes second quarter

Revenue from primary brands posted single-digit growth. Net income was down 18% due to aggressive acquisitions.   By Randall S. Newton Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: DSY.PA) posted modest year-over-year growth in the second quarter, buoyed by revenue from new acquisitions and a big spike in services revenue. Total revenue for the quarter (ending June 30, […]

Dassault Systèmes introduces 3D Experience Platform to COE

Dassault Systèmes introduces 3D Experience Platform to COE

Only 400 customers have moved to the latest version of Catia and the complex ecosystem that supports it. By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E. The Catia Operator’s Exchange (COE) is a not-for-profit US organization that helps customers of Dassault Systèmes share information about the CAD software giant’s flagship Catia software. Most of the members are employees […]

Dassault Systèmes revenue up 5% for quarter and year

Dassault Systèmes revenue up 5% for quarter and year

With 16 acquisitions in two years, the French PLM company seeks to double the addressable market for an expanding array of services. By Randall S. Newton Dassault Systèmes (DASTY: OTCMKTS) closed the books on 2013 today, reporting revenue that was up 5% in both the fourth quarter (ending Dec. 31, 2013) and the full fiscal […]

Finally, the big debut for SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual

Finally, the big debut for SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual

Dassault Systèmes says SWMC opens the door to all its applications for SolidWorks users. [Editor’s Note: Since this article was published, contributing analyst L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E. has written a review of SolidWorks Mechanical Conceptual: http://gfxspeak.com/2014/02/03/business-solidworks-mechanical-conceptual/] By Randall S. Newton The cat is officially out of the bag. On April 2, 2014 Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks […]

3D Experience Platform could solve problems

3D Experience Platform could solve problems

Dassault Systèmes unveils its next-generation product development system, clearly a strategy for the long haul. By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E. At Dassault Systèmes’s annual 3D Experience Customer Conference November 12-13, 2013 in Las Vegas, the mechanical engineering software giant shed glimmers of light on its soon-to-be delivered 3D Experience Platform. This appears to be an […]

By November 16, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Dassault Systèmes acquires German engineering company SFE

Dassault Systèmes acquires German engineering company SFE

Dassault adds on to its automotive design capabilities for Catia and Simulia.  Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of SFE GmbH, a German engineering company with tools for automotive design. Founded in 1984 by Hans Zimmer, SFE’s major products are used for conceptualization and design evaluation. Dassault says the acquisition will enhance its Catia and Simulia […]

Dassault Systèmes revenue up 4% in second quarter

Dassault Systèmes revenue up 4% in second quarter

Catia and Enovia were flat globally but strong in China and Korea. The company increased its shareholders dividend by 14%. Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: DSY.PA) reported year-over-year revenue growth of 4% for the second quarter of 2013. The company said that “despite the weak macro environment,” all regions maintained revenue growth. Asia was the strongest […]