Dassault Systèmes Completes Apriso Acquisition
Extending 3DEXPERIENCE to Global Manufacturing Operations Management Market
and Expanding Addressable Market Opportunity
VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France -- July 2, 2013
Dassault Systèmes (Paris:DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the
3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up
and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the
completion of the acquisition of Apriso, a leading provider of manufacturing
software solutions, headquartered in Long Beach, California. Apriso will be
integrated with and expand Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA application portfolio and
the 3DEXPERIENCE platform’s virtual+reality capabilities closing the loop
between design, engineering, manufacturing and consumer experience. The
purchase price was approximately $205 million (enterprise value) in cash.
Apriso’s solutions synchronize global manufacturing networks, offering
real-time visibility and control over the business processes performed by
plants and suppliers. These solutions establish a common set of operational
standards that can be managed holistically, on a global basis, while
continuously improving and meeting local market and customer needs.
Together, Apriso enriches the global manufacturing operations management
capabilities of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and expands Dassault Systèmes’
3DEXPERIENCE footprint across multiple industries, such as consumer goods,
packaged goods, high tech, life sciences, transportation & mobility, aerospace
& defense and industrial equipment. The Apriso solutions are currently used by
a variety of customers, including Alstom, British American Tobacco,
Bombardier, Cummins, General Motors, Hitachi, Japan Tobacco, L’Occitane,
Lockheed Martin, L’Oreal, Philip Morris International, Saint-Gobain, Textron
Systems, Trixell, Valeo, and Volvo CE.
About Dassault Systèmes
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with
virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading
solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported.
Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding
possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group
brings value to over 170,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in
more than 140 countries. For more information, visit www.3ds.com.
CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, SIMULIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, GEOVIA, EXALEAD, NETVIBES, 3DSWYM
and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries
in the US and/or other countries.
Apriso and FlexNet are registered trademarks of Apriso Corporation. All other
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