News Category: Design Automation

Tacton Systems closes record year for 2011

The Stockholm-based software company, Tacton Systems, developer of software for advanced sales configuration, grows more than ever and showed record results for 2011.

Stockholm, June 20, 2012: Tacton Systems, world leader in advanced sales and product configuration, today announced that 2011 was a record year, with an organic growth of 51%.

Tacton Systems’ net sales amounted to 88 million SEK, the highest in company history, and the company is now looking forward to what looks like another bright year. The first quarter of 2012 showed a 45% organic growth.

“The market for sales configuration of complex products, which we find ourselves in, is maturing. More companies are looking into this type of solutions and are starting to see the huge potential to increase revenue by using them. This combined with our stable and well-built software is giving us this success now”, says Christer Wallberg, CEO Tacton Systems.

During the past year, the company has grown with more than 40 new employees. Among these are a couple of strong management recruitments. Anders Hellermark, formerly from Intentia and StreamServe, was recruited for the role as head of the Tacton Partner Channel in August and the consultancy organization was strengthened early in 2012 with Magnus Walldén, also from the Intentia/Lawson. Walldén was recruited for the role as VP Professional Services, responsible for application development and project management.

“With the key recruitments of Hellermark and Walldén and the progress we have made with our solutions during the past year, I feel confident that we now have the software solutions, organization, and management required to deliver world class solutions to our customers and at the same time meet the tough growth targets we have for the coming years”, says Christer Wallberg.

Tacton Systems has more than 200 industrial customers, and among them are many international companies such as Siemens, GE Healthcare, Tetra Pak and ABB.

 

2012-04-16: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor (MCO) Chooses TactonWorks for Customization of Large Scale Compressors and Turbines

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor (MCO) Chooses TactonWorks for Customization of Large Scale Compressors and Turbines

Stockholm, Sweden – April 16, 2012- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation, (MCO) began using TactonWorks in 2011 and has already seen drastic time savings for detailed engineering work of up to 90% per quote.

MCO, a 100% owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ldt. (MHI) is a leading global supplier of large scale compressors and turbines used at petrochemical plants, natural gas processing plants, LNG Plants, FPSD, etc. in more than 60 countries.

TactonWorks, an add-in to SOLIDWORKS, is Tacton’s tool for Design Automation. It automates the customization of complex products, which helps you save time and money. It also ensures correctly updated models and drawings.

Not long ago, MCO saw a need to automate the customization of their products in order to reduce delivery time and engineering costs. Their reseller, Hiroshima Daia Systems HDS learned about Tacton and TactonWorks at SOLIDWORKS World Japan in 2010. MCO implemented TactonWorks for the first section of their assembly three months ago and have already experienced detailed design time savings of approximately 90% per customization.

“We are amazed at the amount of time we’ve saved since starting to use TactonWorks—and this after implementing it in only one part of our product assembly. We really believe in this solution and are eager to start using it for our other models as well”, says Mr.Yasuhiko Omi, Director of Plant Engineering Division at Technology Management Center, MCO.

MCO plans to continue to implement TactonWorks for the other parts of their assembly with a final goal of having the complete assembly implemented.

“We are very happy to see a customer get such fantastic return after using our solution for only a short period of time. We look forward to seeing how much more time they will save in the coming phases of the project”, says Christer Wallberg, CEO Tacton Systems.

The sale was made together with Tacton’s Japanese partners, Hiroshima Daia Systems (HDS), who implemented the solution and Kozo Keikaku Engineering (KKE), who sold the software licenses.

For more information contact:

Christer Wallberg, CEO, Tacton Systems AB
Telephone: +46 8 690 07 50
E-mail: christer.wallberg@tacton.com

 

About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor Corporation (MCO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) specializing in the compressor business. We were formed by integrating the compressor business of the Industrial Machinery Business, Technology & Solutions Division with MHI Turbo-Techno Co., Ltd. (MTT, a company which is responsible for after-sales services.

About Tacton Systems

Tacton Systems is the world leader in advanced configuration. Tacton develops and sells embeddable software for sales and design configuration. This software simplifies the sale of customized, complex products offline as well as online. Tacton’s solutions integrate easily with surrounding systems and have standard integrations for many leading e-commerce, ERP, CRM, PDM, PLM, and CAD systems. Customers currently using Tacton’s solutions include GE Healthcare, Siemens, ABB, Scania, Toshiba, Aker, and Alfa Laval. For more information: https://www.tacton.com.

2012-02-06: Tacton Systems to Showcase TactonWorks 4.4.1 at SOLIDWORKS World 2012

Attendees to see demonstration of how they can automate design customization tasks, as well as, use the software for sales configuration to automatically create quotes using TactonWorks and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software.

Stockholm, Sweden – Feb. 6, 2012 — Tacton Systems, a global vendor of sales and product configuration software, today announced that it will demonstrate TactonWorks 4.4.1 at the SOLIDWORKS World 2012 Conference, held from February 12-15, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, USA.

The 14th annual SOLIDWORKS World Conference brings together designers, engineers, managers, and partners to discuss ideas, trends, and the technology shaping the future of product design. Show attendees will witness how TactonWorks and SolidWorks® software radically reduce customer-specific engineering work by automating repetitive design customization tasks.

As a SOLIDWORKS Certified Gold Product, TactonWorks is fully embedded within the SOLIDWORKS window, empowering users to interactively perform the design customization and sales configuration in any sequence they want, while continually viewing the updated model in SOLIDWORKS.

“Now companies can get even more out of their investment in SOLIDWORKS by using our add-in, TactonWorks for Design Automation and Sales Configuration, and increase their productivity. This is something that we look forward to showing the SOLIDWORKS community at SOLIDWORKS World.”,says Anders Hellermark, Vice President Channels, Tacton Systems AB.

Tacton will showcase the upcoming 4.4.1 release of TactonWorks, which includes dynamic components (including dynamic mappings), dynamic constraints, copy & paste, improved 2D drawing control, performance improvements and much more.

“Customers are demanding more creativity and efficiency from manufacturers, making product design and development even more challenging and putting additional pressure on engineers,” said DS SOLIDWORKS Manager of Alliances Nick Iwaskow. “Working directly within the SolidWorks environment to access Design Automation and Sales Configuration via TactonWorks not only increases productivity, but also fuels innovation that helps engineers design better products.”

Tacton Systems can be found in booth 625 in the partner pavilion during the conference.

 

For more info:
Anders Hellermark, Vice President Channels, Tacton Systems AB
Phone: +46 (0) 709 50 84 48
E-mail: anders.hellermark@tacton.com

About Tacton
Tacton Systems is the world leader in advanced configuration. Tacton develops and sells embeddable software for sales and design configuration. This software simplifies the sale of customized, complex products offline as well as online. Tacton’s solutions integrate easily with surrounding systems and have standard integrations for many leading e-commerce, ERP, CRM, PDM, PLM, and CAD systems. Customers currently using Tacton’s solutions include GE Healthcare, Siemens, ABB, Scania, Toshiba, Aker, and Alfa Laval. For more information:
https://www.tacton.com.

About Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp.
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp., a Dassault Systèmes S.A. subsidiary, is a world leader in 3D solutions that help millions of engineers and designers succeed through innovation. Our products deliver an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, publishing, data management, and environmental impact assessment. For the latest news, information, or an online demonstration, visit our Web site (www.solidworks.com) or call 1-800-693-9000 (outside of North America, call +1-978-371-5000). SOLIDWORKS is a registered trademark of Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corporation in the US and other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2010 Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.