Velizy-Villacoublay, France—Sept. 12, 2014—Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE provider of 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, announced the completion of the acquisition of Quintiq, a provider of on-premise and on-cloud supply chain and operations planning and optimization software for approximately €250 million. With 800 employees, Quintiq, whose offerings include production, logistics and workforce planning applications, is rated as a leader in the market by industry analysts, and its solutions are used today by 250 customers at 1,000 sites in more than 90 countries.
Quintiq solutions are used to plan and schedule the most complex production supply chains at such manufacturers as Novelis, ASML, Lafarge, AkzoNobel and ArcelorMittal. They also plan and optimize some of the most complex logistics operations, including DHL, Walmart, DB Schenker and TNT. Quintiq is enabling full operations planning at Brussels Airport, KLM, Canadian National and the Federal Aviation Administration. Quintiq is differentiated by optimization technology; a platform approach to covering long-term strategic to day-of-operational planning; and capabilities that go beyond supply chain to encompass full operations planning and optimization.
"Lafarge recently selected Quintiq to provide sales and operations planning, as well as transport optimization in our 64 countries of operations. Quintiq's capability extends beyond what traditional resource planning software provides, and gives us opportunities to improve our top and bottom lines," said Rachid Benyakhlef, supply chain senior vice president at Lafarge, a provider of building materials.
"NSG Pilkington recently selected Quintiq for operations planning and optimization. Dassault Systèmes is a visionary company with world-class technology and deep expertise in the auto market. Together Quintiq and Dassault Systèmes will be a business operations planning leader that can help companies like ours transform results and customer experience," said Phil Millichap, CEO of NSG Pilkington Automotive OE, a global glass leader.
Quintiq will expand Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA brand, adding the new product line of operations planning and optimization to the existing ones of digital manufacturing and manufacturing operations management. Quintiq provides new reach into industries such as metals, mining, oil and gas, rail, delivery and freight.