Invention Machine Expands Global Reseller Network to Meet Customer Demand
Boston, Oct. 22, 2007 — Invention Machine, a leading provider of innovation software, today announced the expansion of its global reseller network with the addition of Altran Technologies Spain, a European leader in R&D and innovation consulting. As a reseller of Invention Machine solutions, Altran Technologies Spain will now be able to offer customers an advanced innovation platform for idea generation and product development initiatives.
Under this new agreement, Altran will market, resell and support Invention Machine Goldfire solutions while providing ongoing customer support for the implementation of these solutions. Altran, a member of the $1.7 billion Altran Group, supports more than 200 customers in the telecom, aerospace, energy, electronics and government industries.
This collaboration with Altran is another step towards Invention Machine’s global expansion to meet the growing demand for our unique technology that accelerates product innovation,” said Mark E. Atkins, president and CEO, Invention Machine. “We look forward to working with Altran and supporting their multi-national manufacturing clients as well as new customers who are looking to increase their top line growth.”
“We are excited to partner with Invention Machine as its Goldfire innovation software will allow us to easily meet the needs of our customers,” said Alfonso Martinez, managing director, Altran Technologies. “Invention Machine’s commitment to sustainable innovation is unique in the market, and they have an approach that will work well for our customer base.”
About Invention Machine
A leading provider of innovation software, Invention Machine drives sustainable innovation by enabling global organizations to consistently generate breakthrough ideas that accelerate product development. Invention Machine Goldfire empowers engineers and scientists to conceive and validate right ideas the first time, so they can quickly and easily deliver market leading products. Global 2000 manufacturers in more than 25 countries rely on Invention Machine for product innovation, process improvement and market expansion. Its unique software fuels sustainable innovation across numerous industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer technology, energy and environment and life sciences. For additional information, please visit invention-machine.com.
Altran is the European leader in innovation consulting and high technology. The Group’s 17,000 consultants, operating worldwide, cover the entire range of engineering specialties, information technology, quality and organization. Altran offers its clients ongoing support throughout the innovation cycle, from technology watch, applied basic research and management consulting to industrial systems engineering and information systems. The group provides services to most industries, including the automotive, aeronautics, space and telecommunications sectors. For additional information, please visit http://www.altran.com.
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