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6 on a Wednesday: Bentley buys more rail asset management, Hexagon completes Infor EAM deal, Velo3D trading as VLD, Dassault Systèmes partners with Synopsys, more on Emerson+AspenTech and SAP pre-announces

6 on a Wednesday: Bentley buys more rail asset management, Hexagon completes Infor EAM deal, Velo3D trading as VLD, Dassault Systèmes partners with Synopsys, more on Emerson+AspenTech and SAP pre-announces

A quick roundup of just a bit of the recent PLMish news: Bentley continues to acquire, this time for rail asset management. A long time ago, I spent a few hours with a software developer that specialized in linear asset management, keeping track of the state of...

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Emerson is acquiring 55% of AspenTech for $6 billion + stock

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 matter. Emerson is discussing a deal to merge its...

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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 and investors, to one that aims to be...

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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 (both acquired by Battery Ventures from 3D...

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Emerson is acquiring 55% of AspenTech for $6 billion + stock

Mastercam will be independent no more

CNC Software and its Mastercam have been a mainstay among CAM providers for decades, marketing its solutions as independent, focused on the workgroup and individual. That is about to change: Sandvik, which bought CGTech late last year, has announced that it will...

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