is a color grading solution used by artists for creative look development and final color and lighting effects for both film and television. Acquisitions In November 2013 the company acquired Graitec SA (Graitec). The acquisition of Graitec (including Graitec’s Advance Steel and Advance Concrete product lines, and associated employees) enhanced Autodesk’s offerings for structural engineering and expanded its portfolio of technology for BIM for structural fabrication and detailing. Graitec was integrated into Autodesk’s AEC segment. Marketing and Sales The company licenses or sells its products and services globally, primarily through indirect channels consisting of distributors and resellers. It also transacts directly with customers who are primarily large corporations. The company has a network of approximately 2,500 resellers and distributors worldwide. Its major distributor is Tech Data Corporation. The company’s customers rely primarily on the resellers and distributors from which they purchased licenses to its products for technical support. Competition The company’s primary global competitors in the PSEB, AEC and MFG segments include Adobe Systems Incorporated; ANSYS, Inc.; AVEVA Group plc; Bentley Systems, Incorporated; Dassault Systèmes S.A. and its subsidiary Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.; Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI); Intergraph Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB; MSC Software Corporation; Nemetschek AG; PTC; 3D Systems; and Trimble Navigation Limited. Large organizations that produce products that compete in some or all of the company’s markets include Adobe Systems Incorporated; Apple Inc.; Avid Technology, Inc.; SONY Corporation; Technicolor; and others. Significant Events In September 2014, Nihon Sekkei, Inc. and Autodesk, Inc. announced that they are partnering to deliver a next-generation Building Information Modeling (BIM) process tailored for the Japanese market. History Autodesk, Inc. was founded in 1982.
autodesk inc (ADSK:NASDAQ GS)
111 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903
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