BIRMINGHAM, UK -Autodesk Inc. has completed its buyout of Delcam, a provider of CAD/CAM software for the woodworking and other industries. The acquisition was finalized on February 6.
Delcam said that no significant changes are planned, and the company will operate as a wholly-owned, independently-operated subsidiary of Autodesk.
A global supplier of 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, Autodesk has more than 7,300 employees worldwide and is headquartered in San Rafael, CA.
Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Delcam has approximately 700 employees worldwide. The company's ArtCAM line of software products is used in the woodworking industry by furniture, cabinet and other wood products manufacturers.
“By maintaining the basic structure of Delcam’s business, Autodesk is reflecting its trust in, and respect for, Delcam’s solutions, leadership and organization," Delcam’s Chief Executive Clive Martell said in a statement. "We are excited to come together and further the vision, development and implementation of technology for digital manufacturing.”
“The acquisition of Delcam is an important step in Autodesk’s continued expansion into manufacturing and fabrication and beyond our roots in design. Together with Delcam, we look forward to accelerating the development of a more comprehensive Digital Prototyping solution and delivering a better manufacturing experience,” added Buzz Kross, senior vice president for Design, Lifecycle and Simulation products.
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