Dassault Systèmes Acquires Ortems

Vélizy-Villacoublay (France), June, 2nd 2016 Dassault Systèmes (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 signing of a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire Ortems, a key provider ofon-premise and on the cloud capacity constraint-based production scheduling and dispatching software.

 The acquisition of Ortems, based in Lyon, France, will extend Dassault Systèmes’3DEXPERIENCE platform and its industry solution experiences for next generation manufacturing, supply chain and delivery, by reinforcing production planning and scheduling along with DELMIA Quintiq supply chain planning and optimization capabilities, in order to plan, execute and optimize global industrial operations in manufacturing industries. Ortems complements Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA brand applications, including DELMIA Apriso, which offer a unified experience to all users in digital manufacturing, manufacturing operations management, and supply chain planning and operations, built on a single referential data model. Ortems’ Agile Manufacturing and PlannerOne solutions are used in the manufacturing operations management of smart factories, where a highly synchronized manufacturing IT system supports the link between virtual design and physical production. More than 16,000 users in 60 countries at aerospace, automotive, industrial equipment, high-tech, life sciences, packaging and consumer goods industrial companies, use its solutions to schedule their daily production runs. Customers include AIA, Almirall, Courvoisier, Depuy, Eckes Granini, Europastry, GE Power, Givaudan, Heineken, Knauf, Mecaplast, Merck Serono, Nexans, Monin, Sanofi, Sidel, Solvay and Thalès. Ortems’ 2015 revenue was close to 5 million euros.

“The art of manufacturing today means constantly inventing and reinventing. Advancedinnovation and collaboration platforms that bring together great minds, ideas, solutions and information make this possible,” said Bernard Charlès, President & CEO, Dassault Systèmes. “In just over a decade, Ortems’ highly talented team has developed an ecosystem of technology,customers and partners in this specialized segment for large and midsize companies. We welcome Ortems’ contribution to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform as we complement …”

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