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...
Missed it: Sandvik also acquiring GibbsCAM, Cimatron & SigmaNEST

Mastercam will be independent no more

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...
Missed it: Sandvik also acquiring GibbsCAM, Cimatron & SigmaNEST

More consolidation: Desktop Metal to acquire ExOne

Just off the newswire: Desktop Metal, a publicly-traded company, will acquire ExOne, also public, in a deal valued at $575 million. Each ExOne shareholder will get $8.50 in cash and $17 in Desktop Metal stock for each ExOne share, which implies a 48% premium to the...
Missed it: Sandvik also acquiring GibbsCAM, Cimatron & SigmaNEST

Altair adds S-FRAME for AEC structural designers

Super-quick, because it’s that kind of day: Altair just announced that it has acquired S-FRAME Software, a structural analysis tool used by architects, engineers, and designers to evaluate a structure’s ability to withstand loads like wind, water, and...
Missed it: Sandvik also acquiring GibbsCAM, Cimatron & SigmaNEST

Quickie: Bentley acquires Imago for image management

That’s a simplified headline — what Imago really does is enable users to catalog and review drilling core and chip (in other words, rock sample) images. A key point in the acquisition: Imago’s machine learning technology that “will lead to a step...
PTC saw FQ3 momentum in Creo, Windchill; not so much in IoT

PTC saw FQ3 momentum in Creo, Windchill; not so much in IoT

PTC reported fiscal third quarter results last night that were … Okay. You can read/see/hear all of the details here. PTC offers data on overall product buckets, geos, etc. that you should go check out. A few of the things I thought most relevant and then some...
Missed it: Sandvik also acquiring GibbsCAM, Cimatron & SigmaNEST

Siemens to acquire FORAN marine design solutions

Siemens just announced that it is acquiring the FORAN software business from SENER, a Spanish engineering, procurement, and construction firm. FORAN’s solutions are used in the design and construction of ships of all sorts, and marine structures like offshore...
Missed it: Sandvik also acquiring GibbsCAM, Cimatron & SigmaNEST

Hexagon adds location to AR, snaps up Immersal

Hexagon adds location to AR, snaps up Immersal What’s new: Hexagon acquires Immersal, which makes an SDK that adds spatial location to AR solutions. Why it matters: Sometimes, the location of an AR experience is irrelevant (doing maintenance on a unique item, for...