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Siemens to acquire simulation ­software supplier CD-adapco

March 2016 News

Siemens and CD-adapco have entered into a stock purchase agreement for the acquisition of CD-adapco by Siemens. The purchase price is $970 million. CD-adapco is a global engineering simulation company with software solutions covering a wide range of engineering disciplines, including fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, heat transfer, particle dynamics, reactant flow, electrochemistry and acoustics.

CD-adapco is a global engineering simulation company with a unique vision for Multidisciplinary Design eXploration (MDX). Engineering simulation provides the most reliable flow of information into the design process, which drives innovation and lowers product development costs. CD-adapco simulation tools, led by the flagship product STAR-CCM+, allow engineers to discover better designs, faster. Last fiscal year, the company had over 900 employees and revenue of close to $200 million.



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