Arden Software has completed the acquisition of Cimex
a global provider of CAD CAM software for packaging design, specializing in
development of collaboration, automation, workflow, and manufacturing
software, has completed its acquisition of Cimex Corporation.
The joining of these two companies
together the best minds in the industry to usher in a new era of software
tools for the development of package design, die design and manufacturing.
Silianoff, President of Arden Software North America, said: “The breadth of
knowledge and experience within Cimex, combined with the development power
of Arden, will ensure we’re uniquely positioned to deliver highly automated,
efficient and innovative solutions to our existing and new customers, so
we’re delighted to bring their skills and expertise into the Arden Group.
“Our industry remains a highly collaborative and increasingly technical
environment. Whether it’s new technologies for die-making and manufacturing,
workflow automation, ecommerce, packaging design or collaboration, this
acquisition will solidify our position as a technology innovator in the
packaging industry, building on the strong relationships that both companies
have with their customers.”
Andrew Carey, President of Cimex Corporation, said: "
am sure that many of you are familiar with Arden and I know that many are
mutual customers of both Arden Software and Cimex. We both share many of
the same traits as a company. We have both as a company and as individuals
worked with and for our customers for many years developing our expertise in
our fields. While competing we have both had our individual strengths, but
the joining of the two companies is very complementary."
Founded in 1988, Arden Software is a privately-owned company and an
international leader in the development of structural design, die-making and
workflow management systems. The Arden Group of companies, which also
includes Arden Dies and Arden Engraving, has offices around the world
including its UK headquarters in Greater Manchester, along with
Germany, Denmark and India.
Martin Poynter, Managing Director at the Arden Group, said: “We are delighted to
complete this acquisition which will enable us to expand our operations and
further accelerate our growth strategy. Arden
Software and Cimex share a common background of strong technology
development and esteemed customer relationships in the packaging and
printing industries, so we’re confident this acquisition will deliver real
benefits to our customers and strengthen our position within the market.”
A few key
points of this
aquisition and what it means for our customers
· It is
business-as-usual for both Arden Software and Cimex. No one knows better
than us that our business is not just based on technology, but on the
relationships that we have with our customers.
· We will continue
to develop and support the CimPACK family of products.
· We will
be using the industry and technological know-how of the Arden team to
enhance and then develop the next generation of Impact CAD/CAM tools for the
· Together we will grow our profile in the
industries that we serve by developing highly innovative software with
shorter development cycles.
Arden Software and Cimex have been
future together for the past
year. While COVID-19 did result in a
reason for the acquisition remains the same
Software combined with Cimex is now
one of the
largest providers of structural design and workflow automation software for
the print and packaging industries in the world and
together we look forward to the possibilities and what this year and beyond
has in store for us.
If there are any
questions, please feel free to contact Cimex via Andrew Carey at
at 413-323-1090. Any questions for Arden can be sent to Jim Silianoff at
or directly at 435-655-1149.
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