Quickie: Changes afoot at Aras

Quickie: Changes afoot at Aras

Quickie: Changes afoot at Aras PLM watchers: Aras just announced that founder and long-time CEO Peter Schroer has ceded day-to-day CEO duties to Roque Martin, but will retain his role on Aras’ Board of Directors. Mr. Martin comes to Aras from PTC, where, says...
Emerson is acquiring 55% of AspenTech for $6 billion + stock

Quickie: Emerson buying AspenTech? Not so fast!

Quickie: Emerson buying AspenTech? Not so fast! Bloomberg last night published a note that said that Emerson Electric Co. is in talks over a combination with Aspen Technology Inc. to create an industrial software giant, according to people with knowledge of the...
Emerson is acquiring 55% of AspenTech for $6 billion + stock

Bentley adds to mining offering with Minalytix acquisition

Bentley adds to mining offering with Minalytix acquisition Bentley just announced that its Seequent business has acquired Minalytix, a Canadian company that makes the MX Deposit suite of products. Minalytix was already partly owned by Seequent, though the press...
ESI sets the stage with a decent Q2

ESI sets the stage with a decent Q2

ESI sets the stage with a decent Q2 ESI reported results today for the quarter ended 30 June that were … decent. As you may know, ESI is in the middle of a transformation from a company that was somewhat random in its execution and communication with customers...
Sandvik building CAM powerhouse by acquisition

Sandvik building CAM powerhouse by acquisition

Sandvik building CAM powerhouse by acquisition Last year Sandvik acquired CGTech, makers of Vericut. I, like many people, thought “well, that’s interesting” and moved on. Then in July, Sandvik announced it was snapping up the holding company for Cimatron, GibbsCAM...