Aegis Acquires Fellow MES Software Developer Diplan PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 09:17

HORSHAM, PA -- Aegis Industrial Software has acquired Diplan's operations in Germany and Asia for an undisclosed price.

Diplan, which was founded in 1988, develops software for electronics MES and component traceability. The move gives Aegis an entry into the Europe and Asia, including sales channels and support staff.

In a statement, Aegis said the deal makes it the industry leader in manufacturing automation software.

“Diplan brought the electronics assembly market extraordinary software technologies a decade ahead of others. Their talented organization built strong distribution in Germany and Asia, and earned a large and enthusiastic installed base,” said Aegis CEO Jason Spera. “We are truly excited to welcome our new colleagues to Aegis and look forward to bringing unprecedented software capability to the worldwide market as one company.”

The acquisition significantly increases Aegis’ staff worldwide and permits follow-the-sun support, the company said.

Diplan’s founders, Dr. Friedrich Nolting and Dr. Karsten Schlüter, will become directors of Aegis Europe and Aegis Asia.

“As founders of diplan, Dr. Schlüter and I wanted to ensure our staff and our products expand and prosper going into the future. We found we share a common vision and approach with the leadership of Aegis. We look forward to becoming part of Aegis’ executive staff and bringing Diplan’s people, products and spirit of innovation to Aegis,” Dr. Nolting said about the acquisition.

 

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