ESI’s 2020 results show continued improvement

ESI’s 2020 results show continued improvement

ESI’s 2020 results show continued improvement ESI yesterday announced preliminary results for its fiscal fourth quarter — and they show sequential improvement that leads CEO Cristel de Rouvray to moderate optimism for the year ahead. First, the results: In...
Lectra to buy Gerber Technologies

Lectra to buy Gerber Technologies

Lectra to buy Gerber Technologies This is big: Lectra has announced that it plans to acquire Gerber Technology for “an upfront payment of 175 million euros – through a combination of cash and debt – plus 5 million newly issued Lectra shares to … Gerber...
ESI’s 2020 results show continued improvement

Nemetschek closed out 2020 with “very positive” Q4

Nemetschek closed out 2020 with “very positive” Q4 Nemetschek released preliminary results for Q4 this morning and said that it “closed the fiscal year with a very positive fourth quarter” that enabled it to meet its raised annual target for...
ESI’s 2020 results show continued improvement

PTC blew past forecasts in FQ1, raises guidance for year

PTC blew past forecasts in FQ1, raises guidance for year PTC reported results for its fiscal first quarter of 2021, ended December 31, 2020, last night — and they were pretty darned good. Before we get too excited, though, it’s important to note that...
Mostly OT: 5 on a Friday

Mostly OT: 5 on a Friday

I can’t remember the last time I did one of these –and perhaps they are totally not cool anymore, but then, neither am I. Here are 5 things that defined my week, including a couple of PLMish bits at the end: 1. The Inauguration, no surprise, was a big part...
Lectra to buy Gerber Technologies

Cadence to acquire NUMECA

Cadence to acquire NUMECA And the consolidation continues. Cadence announced this morning that it will acquire NUMECA, maker of the OMNIS CAE framework (though you probably know it for its FINE/Design3D optimization solution and its FINE/Marine virtual towing tank/CFD...
Totally OT: Honoring MLK

Totally OT: Honoring MLK

I wrote the piece below in 2014 and can’t believe how much has happened since then — and, but, how little progress we’ve made in making the world a more equal place. Dr. King’s message was simple: all people are created equal and it’s our...