To a joyous 2017!

To a joyous 2017!

Dear everybody, We’re closing out 2016 with a few more blog posts and some Glühwein (German mulled wine, yum) but know that many of you are heading out on your year-end holidays. We wish you and yours a happy ending to 2016 and nothing but the best for 2017....
Quickie: Dassault Systemes acquires Xflow

Quickie: Dassault Systemes acquires Xflow

Dassault Systemes just announced that it has acquired Next Limit Dynamics, whose CFD solution, XFlow, is used across industries for an undisclosed amount. The press release says that Next Limit had revenue of about €1.6 million in 2015. Recall that DS famously said it...
ESI’s Q3 shows continued momentum

ESI’s Q3 shows continued momentum

It looks like things may finally be coming together for ESI. Q3 results, released a few weeks ago, show that the company is reaching new customers, deepening relationships with longtime customers — and partnering with a leading research institute to...
The IT gremlins have not been kind …

The IT gremlins have not been kind …

Apologies if you tried to use the schnitgercorp.com website over the last 24 hours; we had a few glitches that, we think, are now fixed. Please let us know if you run into anything weird — we’re still doing...
Quickie: Siemens snaps up Mentor Graphics

Quickie: Siemens snaps up Mentor Graphics

A couple of weeks ago, news broke that Mentor Graphics was “exploring options” — and the speculation started about who would acquire the maker of EDA and simulation software. (Recall that they acquired FloEFD maybe 10 years ago.) Well, now we know:...
SEU16: CAD deep dives, 3D printing & more

SEU16: CAD deep dives, 3D printing & more

SEU, Solid Edge University, has always been a true user event. There are deep dive sessions on how to CAD better and faster, getting started with data management (never called PLM here) and prep for and take certification exams. Hands-on classes. Round tables where...
Quickie: Bentley and Siemens draw ever closer

Quickie: Bentley and Siemens draw ever closer

Siemens AG and Bentley Systems announced that they’re broadening their strategic alliance by initially investing “at least €50 million” to develop joint solutions that “enlarge their respective offerings for infrastructure and industry to the...