Many signals positive as HEXA, NEMT and TRMB report

Many signals positive as HEXA, NEMT and TRMB report

We’ve recently heard from three of the main publicly traded players in infrastructure software and this week we start hearing from some of their main customers. It seems, therefore, like a good time to review what’s being said about the climate for...
Public infrastructure: what happens if we don’t invest?

Public infrastructure: what happens if we don’t invest?

Last weekend a huge storm dumped as much as 3 feet of snow on New England. Many municipalities put in place driving bans, which kept people off the roads and sped up snow removal. But when we all hit the roads on Monday, the traffic jams highlighted the huge problems...
Many signals positive as HEXA, NEMT and TRMB report

Quickies: Hexagon acquires, Geometric reports

Just because we’re off celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day or the US Presidential Inauguration, or here in Orlando at SolidWorks World doesn’t mean lots wasn’t happening in the rest of the world. A quick recap of what you might have missed:...
Acquisitions just keep coming: Autodesk, Hexagon

Acquisitions just keep coming: Autodesk, Hexagon

Just a couple of days ago, we posted a quick recap of recent acquisitions — and already that post needs to be updated with new info. Autodesk announced that is has acquired PI-VR, maker of VRED, real-time visualization technology that’s used primarily by...
Many signals positive as HEXA, NEMT and TRMB report

Quickies: Acquisitions news from the break

Welcome back! While some of us were out of the office, others were clearly hard at work and doing more than sipping eggnog. This week, we’ll try to catch up. Acquisitions didn’t seem to slow down one bit as the year rolled over, as a number of companies...
Many signals positive as HEXA, NEMT and TRMB report

Quickies: Earnings good to tepid so far

We’re still recovering from hurricane Sandy here in New England. Schools are open as are most roads, but a lot of people are still without power and assessing damage. It could have been a lot worse, so we’re grateful. It’s interesting that the New...
Quickies: Aras, Autodesk, AVEVA, Bentley Pointools, Delcam, Hexagon, PTC

Quickies: AVEVA and Hexagon

It’s not even 8AM here on the East Coast of the US, and we’ve already had a boatload of news to get the week off to a running start. First up, AVEVA announced that it is partnering with Infosys to speed delivery of its AVEVA NET engineering information...
Many signals positive as HEXA, NEMT and TRMB report

Hexagon on track to hit €3.5B by 2015

For a company that very few people have heard of, Hexagon is doing quite well. Its engineering-related brands include Leica Geosystems, Intergraph, CADWorx and its customers include process plants operators, EPCs, surveyors, NASA, auto makers and aircraft...

Hexagon goes Blom-y

Last week Hexagon AB, the parent company of Intergraph, Leica Geosystems and other brands you likely know if you follow engineering software, announced its intention to acquire 25% of the shares of Blom ASA for approximately €9 million. I held off writing about it...