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May 21, 2014
BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Continuing its growth as the firm approaches its tenth anniversary, Kalypso announced today that it has merged with Integware, a consulting firm with expertise in product lifecycle management (PLM).
Kalypso delivers a comprehensive set of services that enable innovation, including objective PLM technology strategy and implementation services. With the addition of Integware, the combined firm can provide clients with a broader set of capabilities to drive real business results from PLM.
“Kalypso and its seasoned leadership team have done a fantastic job building a solid and successful operation that provides superior innovation services to the market,” said Chris Kay, CEO of Integware and new partner at Kalypso. “I’m confident that by merging the two firms we can deliver a more comprehensive solution to our clients.”
Integware, known for its PLM expertise particularly in the life sciences industry, has served a global customer base with strategy, consulting, deployment, support and training services. In addition to life sciences, the merger expands the firms’ presence in the aerospace and defense, automotive, and energy industries. Together, the two firms have extensive knowledge of, and implementation experience with, all of the leading PLM and product innovation software providers, including Oracle, PTC, Dassault Systèmes, Siemens, Autodesk and Aras.
“We are thrilled to have the Integware team join the Kalypso family. With this combination, we believe that we are the only firm in the market with legitimate technical depth on every major PLM platform,” said Bill Poston, managing partner of Kalypso. “We want to be the world’s most respected provider of objective PLM technology advisory and implementation services. Integware takes us a big step closer to realizing that vision.”
Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries. For more information, visit Kalypso.com. Follow @KalypsoLP on Twitter and on Facebook.
Integware is the recognized leader in providing revolutionary PLM solutions to the Life Sciences industry in a rapid, cost effective and efficient manner. We help our clients overcome and transform their most pressing business challenges by accelerating innovation, reducing product development costs, maintaining compliance and driving strategic business development. Our deep understanding of software, process and industry standards has helped us develop a rich set of best practices that can be leveraged across all industry segments.