3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

CGTech, Vericut now part of Sandvik

CGTech, Vericut now part of Sandvik I hope you had the opportunity to unwind and relax as 2020 came to a close. Let’s hope 2021 is a much kinder year! To start off the new year, a quick update: While we were pondering New Year’s Eve cocktails, Sandvik...
From our bubble to yours …

From our bubble to yours …

There’s no doubt: 2020 was hard. We made it this far, though, and look forward to meeting up with you in person in a 2021 that’s better in every way!
Will PTC+Arena = SaaS dominance in PLM? Maybe

Will PTC+Arena = SaaS dominance in PLM? Maybe

Will PTC+Arena = SaaS dominance in PLM? Maybe A lot of you have been in touch to talk about PTC’s announced acquisition of Arena Solutions. Why do this deal? What’s in it for PTC, Arena, and for their customers? What happens to Arena’s PLM where it...
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

Hexagon adds OxBlue visual AI to AEC offerings

Hexagon adds OxBlue visual AI to AEC offerings Hexagon just announced that it is acquiring OxBlue, a maker of high-definition, time-lapse photography, and live video streaming services, that are used in construction to capture and document progress. OxBlue, says...
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

Super quick: PTC to acquire Arena for SaaS PLM

Super quick: PTC to acquire Arena for SaaS PLM Continuing that momentum into all things cloud and SaaS, PTC says it’s signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arena Solutions for $715 million in cash, “enabling the company to deliver a complete CAD + PLM...
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

Nemetschek adds DEXMA to its Build & Operate portfolio

Nemetschek adds DEXMA to its Build & Operate portfolio Nemetschek today announced that its Spacewell subsidiary has acquired DEXMA, a provider of energy management solutions. The DEXMA Platform consists of integrations to more than 200 hardware sensors, gateways,...
We’re back!

We’re back!

We’re back! We think. As far as we know. It’s been a rocky couple of days, Internet-wise. We tried to speed up schnitgercorp.com but managed to create conflicts with some of our ISP’s mechanisms. We probably could have figured it out … but, in...
We messed up – but we’re fixing it!

We messed up – but we’re fixing it!

We messed up – but we’re fixing it! We’re sorry if you’ve had trouble over the last couple of days with the www.schnitgercorp.com website or emailing us — we tried to make the site better and faster and clearly made it much, much worse....
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

DS acquires NuoDB for cloud-native distributed SQL

DS acquires NuoDB for cloud-native distributed SQL I hope you had a lovely and peaceful Thanksgiving if you’re in the US, and a bit of hush to hear yourself think if you’re somewhere else. Last week Dassault Systèmes announced that it was acquiring the 84%...
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

Schneider Electric to acquire a controlling stake in ETAP

Schneider Electric to acquire a controlling stake in ETAP Super quick: Schneider Electric announced that it will acquire a controlling stake in ETAP Automation Inc. You may be familiar with ETAP: their platform for modeling electrical power systems is integrated with...
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

Aspen Tech acquires Camo Analytics for … analytics

Aspen Tech acquires Camo Analytics for … analytics It’s been a bit quiet on the acquisition front lately but Aspen Technology (AspenTech) just announced that it has acquired Camo Analytics AS, a provider of industrial analytics solutions. Camo Analytics...
3D Systems completes sale of Cimatron and GibbsCAM – and totally OT thoughts on what happened at the US Capitol

Tech Soft 3D continues buildout, acquires Visual Kinematics

Tech Soft 3D continues buildout, acquires Visual Kinematics Tech Soft 3D today announced that it has acquired Visual Kinematics (VKI), which makes DevTools, a suite of component software development kits (SDKs) for CAE applications. This comes just a few weeks after...
AEC shows resilience & growth — recap of Autodesk, AVEVA, Bentley & Nemetschek’s earnings

PTC’s Q4 ends fiscal year on a strong note

PTC’s Q4 ends fiscal year on a strong note PTC announced fiscal Q4 and 2020 results a week ago and I haven’t had time for a full write-up — and now the earnings are starting to pile up. So here’s a quick recap of what we learned during the PTC...