Autodesk Acquisition of Delcam Complete
Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has completed its acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. Delcam will operate as a wholly-owned, independently-operated subsidiary of Autodesk, with no significant changes planned for Delcam’s business.
Headquartered in Birmingham, UK, Delcam's range of design, manufacturing and inspection software provides automated CAD/CAM solutions for a variety of industries, ranging from aerospace and automotive to toys and sports equipment. The company has more than 30 offices worldwide and approximately 700 employees.
"Autodesk brings to Delcam increased financial strength, unparalleled expertise in design, and a long history of making technology accessible to broad audiences. Through sharing our technology and expertise, this transaction will transform industries and improve how the world is designed and made," said Delcam's Chief Executive, Clive Martell.
"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," said Buzz Kross, senior vice president for Design, Lifecycle and Simulation products. "We welcome the Delcam employees, customers, partners and community to Autodesk."