4CAD Group Expands its Reach by Acquiring Astrée Software

In an exciting move, 4CAD Group, a distributor and integrator of industrial software solutions, has acquired Astrée Software, the leading French editor and integrator of MES software. This strategic acquisition aims to enhance the value proposition of both companies, allowing them to better respond to the increasing demand for digitalization in the industrial sector.

The acquisition of Astrée Software represents a significant step forward for 4CAD Group in both strategic and geographical terms. With previous acquisitions such as Tangerine Software’s distribution business and e-THEMIS, the group has already established a strong presence in the industry. By adding Astrée Software to its portfolio, 4CAD Group now offers a unique and complementary range of high-value solutions, covering the entire process from design to manufacturing.

This collaboration brings together the deep knowledge of distribution channels, a strong local and international presence with 13 agencies of Connexateurs, and extensive experience in the sale and implementation of SaaS solutions. With the aim of consolidating and developing their leading position, both companies are dedicated to becoming major players in the reindustrialization process.

“We are thrilled to welcome the talented team from Astrée Software to our family. Their expertise in MES strengthens our offering, enabling us to provide comprehensive interconnected information systems to all our customers,” said Stéphane LETHEULE, President of 4CAD Group. With joint efforts at industry events such as the CFIA show in Rennes and the Global Industrie show in Paris, they are determined to expand Astrée Software’s influence not only within France but also on an international level.

The partnership between Astrée Software and 4CAD Group is driven by the shared objective of meeting manufacturers’ growing need for digitalization. By combining their expertise, integrating complementary solutions, and leveraging a broader geographical network, they are well-equipped to address the challenges faced by industrial companies today.

Astrée Software, founded in 2011, has been a pioneer in democratizing the digitization of industrial workshops through its innovative, cost-effective MES software. This merger with 4CAD Group will accelerate Astrée Software’s growth, both domestically and internationally, while delivering enhanced value to its customers. Together, they strive to simplify access to the Factory of the Future, ensuring a seamless digital transformation for industrial sites.

As 4CAD Group continues its expansion, the group has set ambitious targets for the end of September 2024, including sales over €100 million, 2,700 customers, and 600 employees. With their shared values and a strong foundation, the future looks promising for both 4CAD Group and Astrée Software as they lead the way in industrial digital transformation.

FAQ Section:

1. What is 4CAD Group?
– 4CAD Group is a distributor and integrator of industrial software solutions.

2. What is Astrée Software?
– Astrée Software is the leading French editor and integrator of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software.

3. What is the purpose of the acquisition of Astrée Software by 4CAD Group?
– The acquisition aims to enhance the value proposition of both companies and better respond to the increasing demand for digitalization in the industrial sector.

4. What is the significance of the acquisition for 4CAD Group?
– The acquisition represents a significant step forward for 4CAD Group in terms of its strategic position and geographical presence.

5. What other acquisitions has 4CAD Group made in the industry?
– 4CAD Group has previously acquired Tangerine Software’s distribution business and e-THEMIS.

6. How does the collaboration between Astrée Software and 4CAD Group benefit both companies?
– The collaboration brings together distribution channel knowledge, local and international presence, and experience in the sale and implementation of SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions. This allows them to consolidate their position and become major players in the reindustrialization process.

7. What is the objective of the partnership between Astrée Software and 4CAD Group?
– The partnership aims to meet manufacturers’ growing need for digitalization by combining expertise, integrating solutions, and leveraging a broader geographical network.

8. When was Astrée Software founded and what is its focus?
– Astrée Software was founded in 2011 and has been a pioneer in democratizing the digitization of industrial workshops through its innovative, cost-effective MES software.

9. What are the targets set by 4CAD Group for September 2024?
– 4CAD Group has set targets including sales over €100 million, 2,700 customers, and 600 employees by the end of September 2024.

Key Terms:

– MES: Manufacturing Execution System – software that manages and controls the execution of production operations on the shop floor.

– SaaS: Software as a Service – a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a provider and made available to customers over the internet.

Related Links:
4cad-group.com
astreesoftware.com