Addnode Group’s subsidiary TECHNIA acquires French PLM company KPASS
Addnode Group’s PLM division with TECHNIA, the #1 knowledge leader in PLM, today announced that it has acquired KPASS IT (“KPASS”), a focused service partner for Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform with operations in France and Japan. KPASS, comprising 35 consultants with expertise in the Energy, Automotive and Aerospace & Defence sectors, will become part of TECHNIA and contribute in the delivery of global projects.
KPASS is well respected and has successfully enabled more than 60 PLM projects. KPASS works with customers such as Valeo, Pierre Fabre, Safran Aircraft and LEGRAND and they have a strong service partnership with Dassault Systèmes, contributing in large PLM projects for customers like PSA and Naval Group.
-There is an increased global demand for business consulting and systems integration expertise and knowledge to successfully deploy and maintain the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. KPASS will further extend our position as the #1 PLM knowledge leader, providing superior capabilities and service to our European and international customers. Having our own team in France and Japan will enable us to better serve customers and partners in these regions”, says Jonas Gejer, President Addnode PLM division & CEO of TECHNIA.
TECHNIA, a PLATINUM partner to Dassault Systèmes, will with the addition of KPASS increase the delivery capacity and knowledge for global customers. Following the transaction, TECHNIA will generate annual net sales of approximately €110 million and have 680 employees in: Austria, Benelux, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, India, Japan, Norway, Slovakia, South Africa, Sweden, UK and the USA. For more information on TECHNIA, www.TECHNIA.com
For more information, please contact:
Jonas Gejer, President Addnode PLM division & CEO of TECHNIA
Phone: +46 (0)733 77 24 14, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Johan Andersson, CEO and President, Addnode Group
Tel: +46 (0) 70 420 58 31, e-mail: email@example.com
About Addnode Group
Addnode Group acquires, operates and develops entrepreneur-driven companies that supply software and digital services to markets in which the group have or can achieve a leading position. We are one of Europe’s leading suppliers of software and services for design, construction and product data information, and a leading supplier of document and case management systems to public sector clients in Sweden and Norway.
We are 1 600 employees in Sweden, Germany, UK, Australia, Denmark, Finland, India, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, USA and Austria. Net sales in 2018 amounted to SEK 2 942 million. Addnode Group's Series B share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit: www.addnodegroup.com