FOG Software Group further expands its growing portfolio of software solutions for smart manufacturing, through its acquisition of GLOVIA G2.
El Segundo, California ‒ FOG Software Group (“FOG”), an operating group of Vela Software and Constellation Software Inc. [TSX:CSU], is pleased to announce it has acquired Fujitsu Glovia, Inc.(“FGI”), with headquarters in El Segundo, CA and satellite offices in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Thailand.
FGI’s flagship ERP solution GLOVIA G2 is a leading global easy-to-implement discrete manufacturing ERP system for small to large businesses. FGI is an innovator in smart manufacturing ERP solutions, helping small and large manufacturers and assembly companies domestically and worldwide optimize, manage and grow their operations. From single-location manufacturers to multi-national, multi-lingual, multi-currency corporations, FGI has an established and growing customer base.
FGI will be an independent business unit within FOG’s portfolio of Smart Manufacturing software companies. FGI will continue to work closely with its customers and offer innovative smart industry software solutions for its chosen industries.
“GLOVIA G2 is yet another great addition to our portfolio of Smart Manufacturing software companies. Manufacturing is undergoing a digital transformation and our customers are looking for a stable and strategic vendor to help them navigate and capitalize on their digitization journey. Our complementary group of software companies form a Smart Manufacturing software portfolio under the FOG umbrella. It provides our customers with a broad range of solutions to take their operations to Industry 4.0. Given GLOVIA G2’s impressive and loyal customer base, experienced team and breadth of product offering focused on Manufacturing ERP, we have further expanded our competitive advantage. We are very pleased to be able to add GLOVIA G2 to our portfolio as we continue to grow our footprint with the ERP market pursuing smart manufacturing strategies”, said Magnus Sandberg, Group CEO of the Smart Manufacturing portfolio of companies. “We look forward to combining FGI’s talented team and deep industry experience with our financial strength and operational excellence.”
“We are thrilled to see the FGI team join the FOG software group, who will promote long term innovation that will benefit both customers, prospects and our experienced loyal staff”, says Zen Nishi, former CEO of Fujitsu Glovia, Inc. “ This provides FGI with the stability and strength of partnering with a company that is focused on growing the business and providing its customer base with a secure future going forward”.
FOG Software Group (www.fogsoftwaregroup.com) is an operating group of Vela Software (www.velasoftwaregroup.com) and Constellation Software, Inc. [TSX:CSU] (www.csisoftware.com) which is a US$3.8 billion consolidated revenue software conglomerate headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The operating group acquires, manages, and builds software companies in a variety of vertical markets. By helping their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions that can strengthen their market position, their portfolio companies become clear leaders in their industries.
Fujitsu Glovia, Inc. (www.glovia.com) is the leading provider of ERP solutions for the discrete manufacturing industry. The ERP solution GLOVIA G2 offers complete functionalities for a wide range of industries, including machine & equipment construction, industrial products & projects, automotive, electronics and aviation & defense. Complete sector-specific solutions are available within GLOVIA G2. The suite’s extensive capabilities enable manufacturing companies to manage the full life cycles of their products, from design, production and delivery to installation, maintenance and support