Deals in AEC and 3D printing — no Foolin’

Deals in AEC and 3D printing — no Foolin’

Remember how I wrote on Monday that the PLMish world was quiet, at least as far as acquisitions were concerned? I spoke too soon! Yesterday we learned of three deals, one in process modeling and two in 3D printing. Neither is an April Fool’s joke, though there...
Deals in AEC and 3D printing — no Foolin’

Earnings update, AEC edition — a mixed bag

This earnings season has been incredibly busy and I have fallen far, far behind in summarizing the highlights. To try to catch up a bit, I’ll be grouping these companies by general product category for you, since that’s so much more useful than chronologically by...
Deals in AEC and 3D printing — no Foolin’

Quickies: Uncertain economy drags down March quarter

It’s a busy week for earnings reports from engineering software companies. While I work on longer-form reports, here are a few quotes from my notes. Note that these are not 100% representative of the company’s March quarter reports — in other words,...
Deals in AEC and 3D printing — no Foolin’

AspenTech revenue up 23% in F12

AspenTech, maker of aspenONE for chemical process and plant optimization, yesterday announced that fourth quarter revenue was $64 million, up 22% from a year ago, leading to total revenue for fiscal 2012 of $243 million, up 23% over last year. Mark Fusco, CEO, said...

AspenTech CEO: “A year ahead of plan” in Q3

Aspen Technology’s transition from a perpetual sales model to one based on subscriptions continues. For the quarter ended March 31, AspenTech’s FQ3, total revenue was $61 million, up increased 17% from $52.6 million a year ago. Subscription and software...

Quickies: AspenTech, Cimatron, Comet & MuM

Trying to keep up with the news flow isn’t easy this week! Here are a few tidbits that might have escaped your notice: Aspen Tech has acquired SolidSim Engineering GmbH, a provider of solids process modeling software. It’s a natural combination, since a lot of...

AspenTech continues its reinvention

AspenTech continues its turnaround, with total revenue climbing 34% to nearly $67 million for the second fiscal quarter ended December 31. The transition from paid-up license/maintenance revenue recognition to subscriptions has been rocky with the company not yet near...

Quick Update: AspenTech, Trimble

Day 4 of no power and spotty connectedness to the Interwebs, but earnings season rolls on so it’s time for another quick update: AspenTech exceeds targets for FQ1 AspenTech yesterday reported results for its first fiscal quarter that were up nicely by most metrics and...