Dassault grows; 3-D software market explodes

Dassault grows; 3-D software market explodes

Steve Wilhelm

Staff Writer - Puget Sound Business Journal

 

A French company called Dassault Systemes plans to double the size of its new, 100-person outpost on Seattle’s Lake Union in the next three to five years as it gains new customers beyond Boeing for its design software.

Dassault’s growing roster of local customers ranges from Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc to Kent-based Flow International Corp and REI.

Flow, which makes waterjet cutting tools, is nearing the end of a conversion to Dassault’s design software, said Daric Schweikart, a Flow vice president and head of information technology.

Schweikart called Dassault a leader in computer-aided three-dimensional interactive application, known as CATIA.

“Ford uses ...

 

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