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Dassault Systemes Purchases SolidWorks

Published: 26 June 1997

ID: G0044449

Analyst(s): Sharon Tan, Petra Gartzen


The purchase of SolidWorks by Dassault Systemes is one of the more unlikely marriages in the CAD world. While the short-term effects of the acquisition are probably minimal, looking further out it will create waves after what has largely been business as usual in the mechanical CAD marketplace.

Table Of Contents
  • Shaking Up the Mechanical CAD Market
    • What Does It Mean?

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