Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

There’s a lot of acquisition news coming out of the PLMish universe, so let’s catch up a bit while we wait for earnings to really heat up later this week. PTC last week announced that it acquired Enigma, a company whose products aggregate and deliver...
Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

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...
Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

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...
Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

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...
Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

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...
Quickies: PTC acquires, DS closes, Hexagon sells

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...