Autodesk offer to acquire Delcam

imageAutodesk (USA) has announced its intention to acquire Delcam (Birmingham, UK). The companies offer complementary ranges of software, with Autodesk’s programs for design, engineering and entertainment able to be combined with Delcam software for design, manufacturing and inspection for several industries, including automotive, packaging, plastics, footwear and sports equipment.
Delcam has more than 30 offices worldwide and approximately 700 employees. On completion of the acquisition, Delcam will become a subsidiary of Autodesk. Renishaw (UK), an industrial metrology and additive manufacturing equipment company, which holds around 20% of Delcam, agreed to sell for the best offer for all Delcam shares.