2017 - Acquisition of No Magic
Dassault Systèmes Strengthens Foothold in Systems Engineering to Facilitate New Connected Experiences, Company to acquire No Magic, leader in model-based systems engineering, and modeling solutions for software architecture and business processes, Aerospace & defense, transportation & mobility, high-tech industries can address all aspects of embedded systems design and combined solutions generalize systems engineering, expand industry standards for “Internet of Experiences”.
2017 - Boeing Partnership
Boeing and Dassault Systèmes announce an extended partnership and Boeing extends its use of Dassault Systèmes to include 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for manufacturing operations management and product lifecycle management. Boeing has signed a 30-year contract worth a billion dollars, renewable every 10 years.
2017 - Acquisition of Majority Stake in Outscale
Dassault Systèmes acquires majority stake in Outscale, company strengthens its position as one of the fastest growing cloud companies, global cloud resources with sovereign cloud approach and cloud adoption for industrial innovation is no longer a matter of if, but of when.
2017 - Acquisition of Exa Corporation
Dassault Systèmes acquires Exa Corporation, strengthens Simulation Portfolio with Next Generation Fluid Dynamics Capabilities on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, proven Technology and Industrialized Solutions Available to Customers in All Industries and Companies’ Complementary Strengths Expand Power of Digital Engineering Throughout Value-Chain.
2016 - Acquisition of Ortems
Expansion of the Company’s DELMIA’s manufacturing portfolio with the acquisition of Ortems, focused on production planning and scheduling.
2016 - Acquisition of CST
Extension of SIMULIA’s multi-physics, multi-scale offer with the acquisition of CST, a technology leader in electromagnetic simulation, and the addition of Next Limit Dynamics, bringing capabilities in computational fluid dynamics simulation.
2015 - Acquisition of Modelon GmbH
CATIA’s capabilities were expanded to further enhance its coverage of complex mechatronics systems engineering, with the acquisition of Modelon GmbH, an expert in “ready-to-experience” content for systems modeling and simulation which are strategic to transform the Transportation & Mobility industry.
2015 - Change from French public limited company to European company
Dassault Systèmes completed the change of the legal status of the parent company from that of a French public limited company (société anonyme) to that of a European company (Societas Europaea, SE). The adoption of the status of European company well reflected the international dimension of the Company and its growing presence throughout Europe.
2014 - Dassault Systèmes introduces BIOVIA
Creation of a new brand, BIOVIA, dedicated to Virtual Biosphere and Materials, provides global, collaborative product lifecycle experiences to transform scientific innovation, with the acquisition of Accelrys.
2013 - Acquisition of Apriso
3DEXPERIENCE Platform embraces global manufacturing operations management with the acquisition of Apriso, a leading provider of manufacturing software solutions.
2012 - Creation of a new brand GEOVIA
Creation of a new brand, GEOVIA, dedicated to model our planet, focus on a new industrial sector, Natural Resources, with the acquisition of Gemcom Software International Inc. ("Gemcom") in the mining sector.
2012 - 3DEXPERIENCE
Expansion of the Company's strategy to 3DEXPERIENCE.
2011 - Acquisition of Enginuity
ENOVIA's industry offering for formula-based industries expanded with the acquisition of Enginuity.
2011 - Dassault Systèmes and Amazon Web Services
Dassault Systèmes and Amazon Web Services (AWS) enter into a Cloud services agreement.
2010 - Acquisition of IBM PLM
The Company acquires full control of its distribution sales channels with the acquisition of IBM PLM, the IBM business unit dedicated exclusively to the marketing, sale and support of the Company's PLM software.
2010 - Acquisition of Geensoft
Acquisition of Geensoft, a leading provider of innovative embedded systems development solutions.
2008 - Acquisition of Engineous Software
Acquisition of Engineous Software, extending SIMULIA's leadership in Simulation Lifecycle Management solutions.
2008 - PLM online for all
Launch of PLM 2.0 - PLM online for all - and introduction of the next generation Version 6 technology to the market.
2007 - Amendment of the IBM PLM partnership agreement
Amendment of the IBM PLM partnership agreement, outlining the progressive assumption of full responsibility for the Company's PLM Value Solutions channel.
2007 - Creation of the 3DVIA brand
Creation of the 3DVIA brand. Building upon several years of research and investment 3DVIA was launched to bring 3D technology to new users to imagine, communicate and experience in 3D.
2007 - Acquisition of ICEM
Further expanding its product offering for CATIA, the Company also acquired ICEM, a U.K. company well-known in the automotive industry for its styling and high-quality surface modeling and rendering solutions.
2006 - Acquisition of MatrixOne
Expansion of the ENOVIA portfolio with the acquisition of MatrixOne, a global provider of collaborative PLM software and services to medium-to-large organizations.
2006 - From seven to eleven industries
Expansion of the Company's industry focus from seven to eleven industries.
2005 - Creation of the SIMULIA brand
Creation of the SIMULIA brand, addressing realistic simulation, representing a significant expansion of the Company's simulation capabilities, leveraging the acquisition of Abaqus, as the core of its realistic simulation offerings and the Company's existing simulation products.
2005 - Long-standing distribution agreement with IBM
Sales generated through the long-standing distribution agreement with IBM account for 52% of the Company's total revenues.
2005 - Creation of the Company's PLM Value Solutions sales channel
Creation of the Company's PLM Value Solutions sales channel, an indirect channel for the PLM market specifically focused on supporting SMB companies in the PLM market.
2004 - Strategic partnership with Boeing
Strategic partnership with Boeing, creating the Global Collaborative Environment (GCE) virtual platform for Boeing and its suppliers for the development of the revolutionary new 787 Dreamliner.
2003 - Strategic partnership with Gehry Technologies
Strategic partnership with Gehry Technologies (GT) for development of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions for the building industry.
2000 - Creation of the DELMIA brand
Creation of the DELMIA brand, addressing the digital manufacturing domain (digital process planning, robotic simulation and human modeling technology).
2000 - Acquisition of Spatial
Acquisition of Spatial, a leading developer of 3D software components.
2000 - Wins a contract with Airbus S.A. for deployment of CATIA V5
1999 - Acquisition of Smarteam
The Company expands its ENOVIA product line with the acquisition of Smarteam focused on product data management for the small and mid-size companies ("SMB") market.
1999 - Purchase of Matra Datavision development laboratory
Purchasing of Matra Datavision development laboratory; establishment of DS Provence.
1999 - Initial launch of Version 5 ("V5")
Initial launch of Version 5 ("V5"), new architecture software platform for the Product Lifecycle Management market designed for both Windows NT and UNIX environments.
1998 - Launch of Dassault Systèmes AC in Germany
1998 - Creation of the ENOVIA brand
Creation of the ENOVIA brand, focused on management of CATIA product data with the acquisition of IBM's Product Manager Software.
1997 - Acquisition of start-up SolidWorks
Broadening of the Company's 3D design product line to the entry 3D market, with the acquisition of start-up SolidWorks, with a Windows-native architecture, to target principally the 2D to 3D migration opportunity.
1997 - Formation of the Company's Professional channel
Formation of the company's professional channel, focused on marketing, sales and support of SolidWorks.
1997 - Organization of the Company into two business segments
Organization of the Company into two business segments, process-centric (Product Lifecycle Management), supporting its customers' end-to-end product development process and design-centric (Mainstream/Solidworks), dedicated to customers seeking to design products in a 3D design environment.
1996 - Initial public offering in Paris and listing on NASDAQ
Initial public offering in Paris and listing on NASDAQ (the Company voluntarily delisted from NASDAQ in 2008).
1995 - Bernard Charlès becomes president & CEO of Dassault Systèmes
1994 - Expansion of the Company's industry focus to seven industries
Expansion of the Company's industry focus to seven industries, adding fabrication and assembly, consumer goods, high-tech, shipbuilding and energy.
1994 - Creates Dassault Systèmes Kabushiki Kaisha
Creation of Dassault Systèmes Kabushiki Kaisha (DS K.K.) in Tokyo, Japan.
1993 - Version 4
Version 4 introduced offering a new technology enabling the full digital mock-up of a product, enabling customers to significantly reduce the number of physical prototypes and to have a complete virtual understanding of the product.
1988 - Launch of CATIA Version 3
Launch of CATIA Version 3, with AEC functionality on UNIX and mainframe platforms.
1988 - CATIA: world's leading application for automotive design
1984 - Secures Boeing as a CATIA user
1988 - CATIA: world's leading application for aeronautical design
1984 - Introduces CATIA Version 2
Introduces CATIA Version 2, which integrates 2D and 3D functions
1982 - Introduces CATIA Version 1
Introduces CATIA Version 1 as an add-on product for 3D design, surface modeling and NC programming.
1981 - Begins working with major automobile manufacturers
Dassault Systèmes begins working with major automobile manufacturers - BMW, Mercedes and Honda.
1981 - Worldwide marketing, sales and support agreement with IBM
Worldwide marketing, sales and support agreement with IBM, beginning of a long-standing partnership.
1981 - CATIA is launched
The Company's flagship brand, CATIA, is launched.
1981 - Creation of Dassault Systèmes
Creation of Dassault Systèmes to design products in three dimensions through the spin-off of a team of engineers from Dassault Aviation.