CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik

CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik

CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik Sandvik, a global engineering company with about 40,000 employees, has announced that it will acquire CGTech, the company you probably know best as the maker of VERICUT, the CNC verification and optimization software. Sandvik is a...
CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik

Quickie: Siemens gets into material science with MultiMech

CAE Goodness: Two acquisitions in one week. They have been busy! Siemens just announced that it will acquire MultiMechanics, Inc., maker of the MultiMech suite of material analysis tools. MultiMech uses finite element methods to do microstructural analysis,...
CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik

Wipro snaps up ITI

This is a really big deal: Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (probably better known as ITI), maker of the interoperability solutions that make the PLMish world possible. I saw the news from the Economic Times of...
CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik

Quickie: SigmaTEK acquired by Battery Ventures

Super quick because I’m knee-deep in earnings news: Battery Ventures announced yesterday that it has acquired SigmaTEK Systems, makers of the SigmaNEST nesting solution. Nesting is the process of taking the flattened versions of 3D parts like sheetmetal...
CGTech to be acquired by Sandvik

Hexagon snaps up SPRING’s NCSIMUL for machining

Hexagon just announced that it is acquiring SPRING Technologies, whose NCSIMUL optimizes the machining workflow from CNC programming to CNC simulation, managing cutting and tool libraries, real time machine monitoring and technical content publication. Hexagon CEO Ola...
AU 2015 – something for everyone, even Star Wars fans

AU 2015 – something for everyone, even Star Wars fans

By any measure, Autodesk University is big. 800+ sessions. 10,000 attendees in Las Vegas and a lot more watching the web-streamed sessions from home, during and after the event. The Venetian and Palazzo complex filled to overflowing with design techies of all sorts,...
Browser, new UI & consistent focus in SolidWorks 2016

Browser, new UI & consistent focus in SolidWorks 2016

SolidWorks debuted its 2016 release a couple of weeks ago and officially released it last week —you should check out its 300+ enhancements/major fixes at solidworks.com or by attending an event hosted by your favorite reseller— but it’s tough to sum up in 1000 words....