News Category: Press Release

Tacton Visualization Empowers Customers to See and Interact with Customized Products in Real-Time

Offering Shortens the Sales Cycle, Reduces Order Errors and Educates Customers by Enabling Real-Time Collaboration Throughout the Buying Process 

CHICAGO and STOCKHOLM, March 16, 2020Tacton, a global leader in Smart Commerce solutions for manufacturers, today announced expanded visualization capabilities, enhancing the customer experience by giving manufacturers the ability to configure and view customized products in 3D and real-time via an interactive interface. Tacton Visualization empowers customers to make informed business decisions quicker and with fewer errors, shortening the sales cycle thanks to real-time collaboration throughout the buying process.

Today’s B2B  customers want the ability to do more on their own and see their customized products in context. Antiquated processes inhibit this due to silos and manual processes that cause inefficient collaboration and misunderstandings between customers and manufacturers. Tacton Visualization confronts these challenges by giving customers the ability to bring their products to life with 3D modeling in real-time, allowing customers to make tweaks and adjustments on the fly while integrating sales and engineering teams, making for a more seamless and efficient buying process.

“The manufacturing sales process has historically been bogged down by inaccurate orders and poor overall customer experience, particularly by today’s modern standard of placing the customer at the center of every business transaction,” said Frederic Laziou, CEO of Tacton. “Tacton Visualization elevates the buying process with a consumer-like experience that allows customers to make their own design changes in real-time, which radically improves sales effectiveness for manufacturers.”

Visualization product highlights include:

  • Real-time visualization. Customers communicate in real-time using an on-screen configurator, with varying viewpoints for fast navigation and orientation.
  • Drag-and-drop capabilities. A consumer-grade experience allows customers to make design adjustments throughout the buying process.
  • Augmented reality. Customers have the ability to visualize their products in context and use AR in live CPQ sessions.
  • Manufacturers can integrate product images and QR codes for AR directly within customer quotes.
  • Mobile support. A mobile app is currently available for iOS devices.

Tacton Visualization builds on the company’s 20-plus years of delivering Smart Commerce solutions, powered by Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) technology, to manufacturing customers. Manufacturing sales teams and customers interact directly within a single tool thanks to Tacton’s deep knowledge of vertical manufacturing requirements and experience creating and managing visuals. The solution is integrated into Tacton CPQ, meaning no third-party software or plugins are required.

About Tacton:

Tacton enables Smart Commerce for manufacturers by empowering organizations to extend beyond traditional commerce. Tacton Smart Commerce ensures manufacturers always offer optimal solutions to their customers throughout the entire B2B buyer journey. Our industry expertise and leading technology enable a seamless customer experience. Tacton provides solutions to our global customers such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

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Tacton Rides Momentum into 2020 Following Recognition From Customers and Multiple Customer Wins

Company Has Its Best Year Attracting New Customers in North America and Showing Growth of More Than 100%

CHICAGO and STOCKHOLM, March 9, 2020 Tacton, a global leader in Smart Commerce solutions for manufacturers,  today announced strong customer momentum throughout 2019, with an equally strong trajectory expected throughout 2020. The company also achieved several honors for its differentiated product advancements. Tacton’s growth reflects strong demand for its solutions that leverage Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) technologies to help modern manufacturers address the challenges they face with customizing high variance products, increasing efficiencies, sales volume, and net profit for Tacton clients. 

“We are proud of our recent momentum because we believe it signifies stability on three fronts: analysts, existing customers and businesses that want the support of our world-class organization and solutions,” said Frederic Laziou, CEO of Tacton. “We think all of this positivity has created a rock-solid foundation for 2020 and put us in position for further momentum moving forward.”

Tacton New Business Growth Accelerates

The company also secured a significant amount of new customers in North America to close out 2019, signing or expanding major manufacturers such as Pelco, G&W, Husky, Caterpillar, and many more.  The business had its best year to date in attracting new North American customers, showing 105% growth in annual recurring revenue (ARR).

A Gartner Magic Quadrant Visionary

In 2019 Tacton was named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites1. This is significant to Tacton because it is the second year the organization named Tacton in the report. Gartner recognized Tacton for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Tacton Listed as G2 High Performer for Winter 2020

Additionally, Tacton was named a G2 High Performer for Winter 2020, recognition that stems from the experience of real every-day users. G2 scores products and vendors based on reviews gathered from its community, as well as data aggregated from other online sources and social networks. The firm applies a unique algorithm to this data to calculate customer satisfaction and market presence scores in real-time.

As an example, one reviewer said, “Especially on the sales side, my company has seen such efficiency improvements since using Tacton, that working without it would no longer be acceptable. The time required for a sales representative to create a complicated technical offer has been reduced from days to minutes.”

For more information on Tacton and its smart manufacturing capabilities,

1 Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites, Christina Klock, Mark Lewis, 28 October 2019. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Tacton:

Tacton enables Smart Commerce for manufacturers by empowering organizations to extend beyond traditional commerce. Tacton Smart Commerce ensures manufacturers always offer optimal solutions to their customers throughout the entire B2B buyer journey. Our industry expertise and leading technology enable a seamless customer experience. Tacton provides solutions to our global customers such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

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Tacton named a ‘Visionary’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites

Tacton named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites  

CHICAGO, IL and STOCKHOLM, Sweden – October 29, 2019  – Tacton, a global leader enabling smart commerce for manufacturers, has been named a Visionary by Gartner in their “Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites.” This is the second year that Tacton has been recognized in the report, evaluated for its CPQ platform.  

According to the report “Gartner’s view of the CPQ market is focused on transformational technologies or approaches delivering the future needs of end-users. It is not focused on the market as it is today, but on CPQ technology that will contribute to digital business strategies and outcomes.” 

“To us, it’s a great honor to be once again recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites,” says Frederic Laziou, CEO of Tacton Systems. “We are focused on providing the best software solutions for manufacturers and we believe that today’s announcement validates our commitment to our customers.” 

Tacton has been developing software solutions for manufacturers for over 20 years and its software solutions are used by some of the world’s leading manufacturers; including: Siemens, ABB, MAN, Daimler, Scania and Yaskawa.  Our CPQ solutions also integrate with other core software suites like Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics and SAP.   

Source: 

Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites,” by Christina Klock and Mark Lewis, October 28 2019 

Gartner Disclaimer: 

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. 

About Tacton   

Tacton enables Smart Commerce for manufacturers by empowering organizations to extend beyond traditional commerce. Tacton Smart Commerce ensures manufacturers always offer optimal solutions to their customers throughout the entire B2B buyer journey. Our industry expertise and leading technology enable a seamless customer experience. Tacton provides solutions to our global customers such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan. 

Media Contact
Mikkel Drucker, Chief Marketing Officer   

Tacton Systems 

Email: marketing@tacton.com 

+1 312 973 0523 

Tacton Awarded Vinnova Grant to develop Machine Learning Capabilities

Tacton developing AI with Scarleout and Vinnova

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and CHICAGO, IL – October 17, 2019  – Tacton Systems has been awarded an innovation grant by Vinnova, Sweden’s Innovation Agency to develop its Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities including Machine Learning (ML). For this project, Tacton has partnered with ScaleOut, a tech startup from Uppsala, Sweden specializing in the application of Machine Learning solutions. This collaboration aims to combine Tacton’s expertise in providing Smart Commerce solutions for manufacturers and Scaleout’s platform for developing ML capabilities and prototyping AI capabilities.

There is a wide range of practical applications of ML in manufacturing. For example, when creating a quote of a complex product, ML will enable manufacturers to not only configure the product (something the AI-powered Tacton CPQ already does quite well) but also it will be able to store data from past configurations and recommend a more optimal solution. This can also be applied to smart pricing, where changes in stock levels and on exchange rates can automatically be factored into the price. Ultimately it enables manufacturers to create a Smart Commerce experience and providing a superior customer experience to its customers.

“This research project will enable us to innovate and prototype new products and solutions,” Thorbjörn Frisk, Chief Technology Officer – Tacton. “We are looking forward to collaborating with Scaleout who will bring in new perspectives and way of working with AI and ML. I wanted to thank Max Leitgeb, Senior Product Manager, for running the project, and Vinnova for their support. These are exciting times for the team, and we can’t wait to get started.”

The grant aims to develop a prototype for a Machine Learning focusing on manufacturers as a way to promote a wide application of AI and ML in the industry. The grant is primarily focused on innovative and practical applications of Machine Learning. The project will start on October 2019 and will continue well into 2020.

About Tacton Systems: Tacton enables Smart Commerce for manufacturers by empowering organizations to extend beyond traditional commerce. Tacton Smart Commerce ensures manufacturers always offer optimal solutions to their customers throughout the entire B2B buyer journey. Our industry expertise and leading technology enable a seamless customer experience. Tacton provides solutions to our global customers such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba, and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

Tacton recruits ex-Adobe and Oracle VP as new Senior VP of Sales EMEA

Tacton recruits ex-Adobe and Oracle VP as new Senior VP of Sales EMEA

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and CHICAGO, September 19, 2019  – Tacton, a global leader enabling smart commerce for manufacturers, today announced the recruitment of Werner Te Riet as the Senior Vice President of Sales in the EMEA region. Te Riet’s appointment comes at a period of impressive momentum for Tacton, which is expanding its US operations and recently appointed a new Chief Customer Officer.

Werner Te Riet is a Dutch national has over 20 years’ experience working for US software giants including IBM, Adobe and Oracle. During his tenure at Adobe he was the Country Manager for Netherlands, and later Country Marketing Manager for France. These roles eventually lead him to Oracle, where we became the Vice President of Customer Experience for South Europe & Israel.

“We are very pleased to have Werner join our team. He brings many years of software sales know-how, which under his leadership, will strengthen our focus and strategy for growth in the DACH, Nordics and southwestern Europe regions,” said Frederic Laziou, CEO of Tacton.

Werner Te Riet (Right), is attending the FORUM DEUTSCHER MITTELSTAND held in Stuttgart (September 2019).

Werner Te Riet adds, “Tacton is one of the leaders for CPQ solutions (configuration, price, quote) and is pursuing an exciting vision of how manufacturing companies can successfully sell their products and solutions in the digital age. Tacton offers software solutions that enable manufacturers to transform its sales processes and meet the changing demands of B2B customers. I look forward to delivering value to our customers and driving this change along with the rest of the Tacton team. ”

About Tacton 

Tacton enables Smart Commerce for manufacturers by empowering organizations to extend beyond traditional commerce. Tacton Smart Commerce ensures manufacturers always offer optimal solutions to their customers throughout the entire B2B buyer journey. Our industry expertise and leading technology enable a seamless customer experience. Tacton provides solutions to our global customers such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

Jens Kuerschner appointed as Tacton’s first Chief Customer Officer (CCO)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and CHICAGO, September 12, 2019  – Tacton, a global leader enabling smart commerce for manufacturers, today announced the recruitment of Jens Kuerschner. He will be Tacton’s first Chief Customer Officer, a role created to ensure the company’s customer-centricity continues during this period of rapid expansion. His appointment will strengthen the leadership team’s commitment to ensure customers’ success remains the primary mission.

Jens Kuerschner brings over 20 years’ experience, working for software giants such as Oracle, Salesforce, and most recently, Pegasystems, where he served as the Regional Director Consulting for the DACH (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) region. His previous roles as the Vice President of Salesforce Services DACH, and Director of Sales Consulting for Oracle, demonstrate a solid track record in delivering excellence through customer success and consulting services for cloud-based solutions. His leadership and expertise complement Tacton’s Saas strategy as more manufacturing companies continue digitizing their business processes.

“We are extremely happy to welcome Jens to our executive team. His addition will take our customer-centric strategy to new levels,” commented Frederic Laziou, CEO of Tacton. “Many organizations claim to be customer-focused and some fail to deliver on that promise. Fortunately, with Jens’ expertise, dedication, and leadership, we are better positioned to continue delivering real value to all our customers.”

 

“I am delighted to join Tacton at such a crucial time of growth and expansion,” remarked Jens. “It is during these times that focusing on the customer is of the utmost importance. I already had the pleasure of meeting many of my new colleagues and I have been impressed by the level of expertise, commitment, and dedication towards helping our customers. I look forward to working the entire organization to continue helping our customers benefit from Smart Commerce.”

Manufacturers today are adopting digital solutions to offer superior solutions to their customers. Jens Kuerschner’s addition to the leadership team ensures Tacton is poised to help its global customers embrace a seamless customer experience.

For more information on Tacton and its smart manufacturing capabilities, visit www.tacton.com.

About Tacton  

Tacton enables Smart Commerce for manufacturers by empowering organizations to extend beyond traditional commerce. Tacton Smart Commerce ensures manufacturers always offer optimal solutions to their customers throughout the entire B2B buyer journey. Our industry expertise and leading technology enable a seamless customer experience. Tacton provides solutions to our global customers such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

Tacton Welcomes New Senior VP of Sales to Support Rapid Expansion in North America

STOCKHOLM, Sweden and CHICAGO, August 06, 2019 — Tacton, a global leader in connecting the customer with product and factory for smarter business in the manufacturing industry, today announced it has hired Stephen Fauth as Senior Vice President of Sales for North America. Fauth will be responsible for Tacton’s commercial team in North America, supporting the company’s continued rapid expansion and growth objectives.

Fauth brings 15 years of experience in enterprise technology, including a deep background of expertise in the CPQ space. He was most recently Regional Vice President at FPX, in charge of the East region in North America. Before that, Fauth held positions at Oracle, Sungard Availability Services and SAP.

“The addition of Stephen will help bring Tacton benefits to more companies and support the high demand we have encountered, helping more companies remain on the cutting edge of smart manufacturing trends in the process,” said Frederic Laziou, chief executive officer at Tacton. “Manufacturers today continue to learn how to compete on value, not just on price, by putting customer demands at the forefront. Tacton is the only provider that helps businesses do this by connecting customers directly with product and factory, and the addition of Stephen will serve to further strengthen this capability.”

The addition of Fauth comes during a period of impressive momentum for Tacton, which saw annual recurring revenue grow by 71% year-over-year in the first half of 2019.

Stephen Fauth

“I am very excited for the opportunity to support Tacton’s next stage of growth and establish the company as one of the most widely used smart manufacturing solutions across North America,” said Fauth. “I am proud to join a company that brings such rich domain expertise and experience to the customer conversation. It is easy to see why Tacton is regarded by its world-class customers as a strategic partner and valuable differentiator in solving the challenges associated with the sale of complex, configurable products. Manufacturers are facing increasing pressure from customers with high expectations for speed, simplicity, and accuracy throughout the quoting process. Tacton’s customers are able to master this better than anyone, ultimately creating a clear competitive advantage through seamless customer interaction.”

For more information on Tacton and its smart manufacturing capabilities, visit www.tacton.com.

Capgemini and Tacton collaborate to make client businesses smarter by connecting customer, product and factory

Stockholm, May 15, 2019 – Capgemini in Sweden today announced a consulting agreement with Tacton to provide innovative Configure Price Quote (CPQ)[1] solutions to global manufacturing clients. This collaboration combines Capgemini’s strength in delivering a full spectrum of digital transformation initiatives with Tacton’s CPQ solutions to better connect customer, product and factory.

 As a leading systems integrator, Capgemini in Sweden will collaborate with Tacton to deliver a next generation, cloud-based CPQ solution designed specifically for the manufacturing industry, making it easier to design, configure and sell products. The software from Tacton will improve Resource Planning and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems, by connecting customers with the factory and product. The solution will ensure that sales, engineering and manufacturing teams are always aligned. Together, Capgemini and Tacton will help to transform business processes and improve the sales cycle.

Stephan Hedborg, Head of Manufacturing at Capgemini in Sweden said, “With this strategic consulting agreement in place, we will provide best-in-class CPQ solutions to manufacturing clients. Our joint offering will not only add value to our existing client base, but will also create value for new clients and thereby grow and improve their businesses as well.”

Under the consulting agreement, Capgemini in Sweden and Tacton will be working with some of the world’s leading manufacturers in the medical technology and industrial machinery sectors.

Frederic Lazio, CEO of Tacton said, “Our joint offering with Capgemini in Sweden is enabled with our deep understanding of the manufacturing industry, and together we are perfectly positioned to deliver transformation projects at scale that bring real value to clients. The recent launch of a tailored offering for the automotive industry marks the latest step as we further invest in this successful relationship.”

[1] A CPQ Solution is software that helps companies accurately define the price of goods across a huge and constantly changing spectrum of variables.

About Tacton

Tacton’s manufacturing software solutions connect customer with product and factory for smarter commerce. By putting customers at the heart of the process, we focus on their needs, enabling better sales and more efficient operations. Drawing upon 20 years of AI research, our constraints-based configurator goes beyond CPQ, transforming the way you do business – letting your customers build relationships with their clients, not just products. With global manufacturing expertise, we work with partners such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar Propulsion, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is co-headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and Chicago, USA, with additional offices in Karlsruhe, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Tokyo, Japan.

Learn more at www.tacton.com

About Capgemini

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.

Visit us at www.capgemini.com. People matter, results count.

Tacton Annual Survey Reveals Trends in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Tight Alignment Between Sales, Product, and Fulfillment Processes Emerge as Game Changers to Meet Customer Expectations

Stockholm/Chicago, Illinois, March 21, 2019 – Tacton, a global leader in Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and design automation solutions for the manufacturing industry, today announced the results of a new survey on the state of manufacturing which shows how Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing trends are impacting businesses today and shaping future plans.

The survey findings, explained in Tacton’s annual report “The Current State of Manufacturing,” indicate a shift in mindsets and adoption of sales enablement and production technologies as manufacturers strive to embrace the digital revolution and leverage big data and AI to innovate faster and respond quickly to customer demands.

Based on responses from 100 large and mid-sized manufacturers worldwide with more than $250 million in revenue, the survey uncovers some of the largest challenges in implementing Smart Manufacturing strategies, explores how far manufacturers are along the Industry 4.0 adoption continuum, and offers a glimpse into how manufacturers are leveraging technology advances to reshape the industry.

Industry 4.0 Rising

The majority of manufacturers surveyed believe that Industry 4.0 is important, and want to implement strategies to remain competitive, but a lack of understanding and technical skills hinder adoption. 70 percent of respondents said that Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing is very important to companies. Yet, when asked how well industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing are understood in their organizations, 41 percent responded they are aware but not aware enough, 23 percent responded there is a decent level of awareness and understanding, and only 21 percent felt they have a very good understanding and already have a smart manufacturing strategy in place.

This gap between desire to implement and actual progress is further reflected in responses about progress toward smart manufacturing goals. Close to 60 percent of respondents said they’ve made average or decent progress toward their goals, but more than 30 percent said they’ve made limited progress and significant action is needed. 47 percent of organizations think there is a lack of knowledge on industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing.

These findings suggest that given the overall awareness of Industry 4.0 trends, most manufacturers still feel they are coming up short in creating and implementing a strategy. Manufacturers that are unable to catch up to the first movers risk facing strong competitive challenges that may impact business revenues and long-term business viability.

Technologies for Transformation

To help manufacturers turn interest into action, the report provides details on how manufacturers are starting to use various technologies to improve their businesses, and which technologies will be most important for future success.

  • Business intelligence and big data analysis are being used by firms to understand the market, forecast revenues, understand the customer buying process, and optimize pricing.
  • Sales enablement and production technologies are helping connect smart manufacturing to the front line and the top line. 60 percent of respondents have already started digitizing their sales processes to better facilitate individualized buying experiences. IoT and Big Data analytics were the technologies most often cited for success (50 percent), while production technologies such as machine to machine communication and advanced robotics dominated the next tier of responses.
  • In order to digitize the sales process, many manufacturers leverage Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) technologies. When asked to specify the most important capabilities CPQ brings to manufacturing organizations, the top three capabilities were ease of use for sales reps, partners and customers, rapid quote generation, and accuracy of configurations (zero order errors).

Looking Forward

So, what’s next? 56 percent of respondents surveyed believe that meeting customer demand for highly configured and customized products will drive the most value. 33 percent feel that increasing the speed of innovation and time to market will be extremely important. Both of these top answers are closely aligned with Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing trends. Perhaps more importantly, both require tight alignment between sales, product and fulfillment processes in order to meet customer expectations.

To learn more about the survey findings:

Download the report: The Current State of Manufacturing

Contact:
Rebecca Mettler
BOCA Communications for Tacton
tactonpr@bocacommunications.com
914-215-0113

Tacton joins Sweden’s “Digital Co-Lab Factory” at this year’s Hannover Messe

Stockholm/Karlsruhe, 5. February 2019 – Tacton, the world’s leading provider of software solutions for Configure, Price, Quote for manufacturing companies, will be part of the Swedish “Co-Lab Digital Factory” at the 2019 Hannover Messe.

The Swedish Pavilion offers visitors an amazing opportunity to find out first-hand about a range of forward-looking concepts for smart industry, automation, digitisation, IoT and AI. Tacton will be joined in the Co-Lab by Swedish industrial powerhouses TetraPak, SKF, ABB, Ericsson and Piab. With many of the country’s most innovative start-ups also present, this promises to be a really exciting event. In addition to company-specific solution presentations, the “Co-Lab” partners will also perform a series of joint demonstrations where visitors will see how real value is added in productive use.

Tacton will show how the right CPQ solution can be used to implement enterprise-wide digital strategies. With Tacton, companies can increase the efficiency of their sales processes and take customer satisfaction to the next level. At the core of Tacton’s offer is a cloud-based solution for the Configure Price Quote process, which simplifies sales of complex products. The solution includes design automation, 3D visualization and Augmented Reality.

Tacton is a proven solution and features in the current issue of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Applications. Gartner’s analysts particularly recognize Tacton’s completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Frederic Laziou, CEO of Tacton will be at the Messe, “Tacton is supporting numerous Swedish, German and other leading global manufacturing companies in their digital transformation efforts. Being part of the Swedish presence at the Hannover Messe is a great way to promote our vision and DNA and we’re excited to be presenting in collaboration with other Swedish innovators. I’m especially looking forward to the Co-Lab Digital Factory, where we will jointly show how the use of innovative digital technologies can prepare manufacturers for the future.”

Meet us at Hannover Messe

About Tacton

Tacton’s manufacturing software solutions connect customer with product and factory for smarter business. By putting customers at the heart of the process, we focus on their needs, enabling better sales and more efficient operations. Drawing upon 20 years of AI research, our constraints-based configurator goes beyond CPQ, transforming the way you do business – letting your customers build relationships with their clients, not just products. With global manufacturing expertise, we work with partners such as ABB, Bosch, Caterpillar Propulsion, Daimler, MAN, Mitsubishi, Siemens, Toshiba and Yaskawa. Tacton is headquartered in Stockholm with additional offices in Chicago Karlsruhe, Germany, Warsaw and Tokyo. Learn more at www.tacton.com.