MCAD vendors dominate the PLM market
This report studies the
French PLM market in 2006, through categories –
MCAD, PDM, MCAE, CAM, and through software vendors. It
analysis, based on 2006 numbers, and their evolution compared
to 2005, visioning the 2007
and the future.
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With more than 10%
of the global PLM market, France is the second largest
European region for the PLM solutions. Estimated to be close to €1.2
billion in 2006, with an 8%
growth compared to 2005, the market is both attractive and
Agile Software, Altair Engineering, Ansys, Autodesk, CD-Adapco, Dassault
Systèmes, ESI Group, Lascom, LMS
International, Missler Software, MSC Software,
PTC, Samtech, SAP, Sescoi, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Spring Technologies, Think3
studied in this report with their 2006 numbers
in France for most of them. Top studied vendors are ranked considering both their total
revenue, as well as their
software only revenue.
PLM tools are studied in 4 categories:
MCAD (Mechanical Design tools): The biggest segment, now
stable, including the fast growing mid range segment and the declining
high end segment.
· PDM (Collaborative tools and
Management): Growing fast.
· MCAE (Simulation, analysis
and engineering tools): Growing fast and silently.
· CAM (Manufacturing tools):
Findings of this report include:
Autodesk is rising in the general ranking France now above PTC and UGS.
leading the CAD/CAM segment, Dassault Systèmes is now leading the
cPDM segment in France, but DS is only ranked 4th in the CAE segment,
despite efforts including the acquisition of Abaqus.
software has a remarkable performance: 2nd in the CAM segment and 2nd
in the mid range CAD segment ahead of Autodesk and Solidworks.
Top 5 mid-range MCAD vendors relative market-share, France
providing market size, trend and vendors positions in each of the four
segments; MCAD, PDM, MCAE, CAM, the reader can analyse which tools are
adopted by the French market and how strongly they are adopted.
charts and graphs, in a 52
pages document, PLM market France 2007 report gives a
reasonable quantitative and qualitative picture of the market.
PLM market report does not include any analysis regarding the
following markets: EDA (Electronic Design Automation), AEC
(Architecture, Engineering, Construction) or GIS (Geographic
Information System or mapping)