Planned Acquisition of Delcam

Autodesk has announced its intention to acquire Delcam, a supplier of advanced software for the manufacturing industry.

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Autodesk has announced its intention to acquire Delcam, a supplier of advanced software for the manufacturing industry. The companies offer complementary ranges of software, with Autodesk’s programs for design, engineering and entertainment able to be combined with Delcam strengths in manufacturing.

On completion of the acquisition, Delcam will become a subsidiary of Autodesk. It will maintain its focus on accelerating the growth of its market share in the manufacturing sector, with the added strength that will come from being part of a larger organization. Delcam’s North American customers will continue to be supported by the sales and support staff, experienced engineers and developers located in the Windsor, Ontario, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Fort Washington, Pa., offices.

Commenting on the planned acquisition, Carl Bass, president and CEO of Autodesk, says, “We are taking an important step on our path toward delivering a better manufacturing experience. Together, Autodesk and Delcam will help further the development and implementation of technology for digital manufacturing.”

Clive Martell, chief executive officer of Delcam, adds, “I am very excited by the opportunities from combining Delcam with Autodesk to create a compelling platform from which to service both companies’ manufacturing clients. The added strength and status that we will gain from being part of the Autodesk Group will benefit our customers, our staff and our sales channel.”