MuM’s VAR business strong — own software, too

MuM’s VAR business strong — own software, too

Mensch und Maschine Software, Autodesk’s largest European reseller but also a software developer in its own right, just announced Q3 results that were, well, darned good. Revenue was up 14% year/year (y/y) to €32 million. Revenue from the company’s own...
Morning coffee: manufacturing, earnings, ice and … tuna?

Morning coffee: manufacturing, earnings, ice and … tuna?

Wow, what a week! Let’s see: earnings, COFES, earnings, meetings, briefings … There’s lots more coming from me over the next few weeks about COFES and earnings but here are some highlights and news we all need to catch up on. It’s the Economy … Big...
Morning coffee: buying, selling and surveys

Morning coffee: buying, selling and surveys

Welcome to a new week! We hope you had a fabulous weekend. Here in New England, we’re veering between lovely spring weather and cold winter, with snow in the forecast yet again. Sorry that this post is later than usual; server issues have had the Schnitger Corp...
Morning coffee: Valentines, sports, earnings and more

Morning coffee: Valentines, sports, earnings and more

Happy Monday! If you’re in the US, odds are you have the day off. Traditionally, you’d be out car shopping but you’re probably still in your jammies, watching the Olympics. Great men’s hockey game on Saturday, huh? Shame it had to be decided on...
MuM Q4 shows return to normal growth

MuM Q4 shows return to normal growth

Mensch und Maschine, Autodesk’s largest reseller in Europe and maker of the OPEN MIND line of CAM software, reported preliminary results for 2013 that showed the year finished strong. If you recall, sales had slowed during Q2, accelerated a bit in Q3 and,...
Morning coffee: economy, earnings, deals & news

Morning coffee: economy, earnings, deals & news

Welcome to a new week! Since we know you had an excellent weekend, overdosing on Olympic coverage, you forgot all that happened last week. Pour yourself a hot beverage and let’s do a quick recap. It’s the Economy … According to payroll data, the US...
MuM says slow Q2, but demand picking up

MuM says slow Q2, but demand picking up

A few weeks ago, AVEVA teased that it had seen “good” conditions in the market for its engineering and enterprise solutions, but without giving any numbers. European company Mensch und Maschine (MuM) today painted a slightly different picture,...
Rounding out earnings: Delcam and MuM set records

Rounding out earnings: Delcam and MuM set records

We’re just about done with companies reporting earnings for the year ended December 31, 2012, and it was, by all appearances, a solid year. Lots of uncertainty about what lies ahead but, in general, most companies saw an increase in the numbers and types of...
Ready, Set, Go! MuM revenue, profit up

Ready, Set, Go! MuM revenue, profit up

Hope your seat belt is buckled, because we’re off to a fast start with earnings for the quarter that ended September 30. Today we heard from Mensch und Maschine; later in the week SAP, Dassault Systemes, 3D Systems, Cybernet Systems and Hexagon tell us what...
Quickies: DDD acquires, SAP beats

Quickies: DDD acquires, SAP beats

It’s earnings season, so there’s all sorts of news coming out. Two quick items to note: 3D Systems announced that has acquired Viztu Technologies, the developer of an online platform that turns pictures and videos into printable 3D objects. DDD plans to...