24
Oct 2019

PTC takes over Onshape

On October 23, PTC announced the planned takeover of the US software provider Onshape. With this acquisition, PTC acquires CAD software that has been tried and tested in the market and is available purely as Software as a Service. The previous CAD and PLM portfolio is not affected by this according to the press release, but will be fully further developed.

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24
Oct 2019

Siemens: Acquisition of Edge Technology planned

Siemens plans to acquire Edge Technology from the American company Pixeom. With Siemens Industrial Edge, an ecosystem is created in which data is analyzed locally on the machine using suitable apps, while relevant data is sent to the Industrial Edge Management System for global analysis.

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22
Oct 2019

Quo Vadis “PLM”?

For almost 20 years, PLM was considered the umbrella term for software that manages all data of products over their entire life cycle. Now all major vendors have said goodbye to this term without exchanging it for a new one. What does this mean for industrial users? And what about all the names and brands in which PLM is the core term today?

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15
Oct 2019

EPLAN: With Certainty In The Cloud

Interview with Sebastian Seitz, CEO of Eplan and Cideon

(The meeting took place at the end of September 2019 at the Munich branch in Gräfelfing.)

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15
Oct 2019

Siemens plans to acquire Process Systems Enterprise

According to a press release from September 16, Siemens is planning to acquire Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), a supplier of software and services for advanced process modelling. The technology is widely used in the chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and food and beverage industries. The London-based company employs about 160 people worldwide. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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