February 16, 2007 -- CEA Acquires CIMS Software Systems Ltd., a leading provider of E&I Software and Services from the Ludan Group.
CEA Systems B.V. today announced that it has acquired E&I Software from the CIMS software company of Ludan. CEA will combine the synergies to provide their clients in the Process and Power industry with a new release of the Plant-4D E&I package. Customers will benefit from CEA’s complete design and project management tools and unsurpassed customer service. It will facilitate CEA to continue delivering the cost control, productivity improvements that optimize techniques for progressive companies. CEA provides automatic piping drawing generation to prevailing software users.
CEA will launch the new Plant-4D E&I .NET version of the package at the daratechPLANT2007 Conference in Houston Texas.
Plant-4D E&I .NET is a 100% configurable system designed to manage electrical and Instrumentation related information and maintenance tasks in one single database according to the client’s standards and supports multiple graphical CAD engines.
Drs. Camiel de Clercq, President of CEA, said “This acquisition will break open the E&I market. We will revolutionize the way engineers are executing projects and thereby drastically reduce their costs. The decision to expand our emphasis on E&I enables us to do what’s best for our customers. We remain committed to the advancement of the CEA suite of high-quality, cutting edge technology software.”
CIMS has an esteemed group of global customers such as Monsanto, Kaneka, Solvay, Rhodia, Jacobs, BP, Utility Engineering, BIBB & Assoc. and Rhone Poulenc.
CEA Systems Inc. is a world leader in developing and delivering CAD/CAE software products and related services for process and power plant engineering and plant lifecycle solutions. The company offers a complete set of integrated products for project data management, handover tools for process, piping, equipment, structural, electrical and instrumentation design, and CAE products for the process, piping, equipment, and structural markets.
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