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Analysis of the investment in Industrial Automation Software. Sothis buys Ininfa.


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BY : Diego GutiérrezMarch Wed, 2018

Find out the main details about the latest investment rounds in companies specialising in the development of Industrial Automation Software. In addition, we analyse the purchase of Ininfa by the Valencian company Sothis.

About Sothis

Founded in 2008, Sothis offers services related to information technology, hand in hand with leading manufacturers such as IBM, Microsoft, Siemens and SAP, being one of the main partners in Spain of the latter two.

The company specialises in the agri-food, pharmaceutical, chemical, construction, distribution and automotive sectors, with in-depth knowledge of industrial information systems, generalist information systems and business applications.

Sothis currently employs more than 430 people in Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid and Valladolid, from where it serves its customers in more than 20 countries.

Sothis is one of the investment company's largest investees. Angelswhich belongs to Marina de Empresas, promoted by Juan Roig, founder of Mercadona.

 

About Ininfa

Ininfa is a Spanish company specialised in the development of Industrial IT solutions within the Supply Chain.

The company, based in Aranda de Duero (Burgos), is a specialist in the implementation of Production Management and Traceability Systems (MES) and implementers of the Siemens MES solution (Simatic IT). They are also experts in the knowledge of RFID technology implementation.

 

Sothis buys Ininfa

Sothis, a company specialising in the development and implementation of technological solutions for industry, has signed an agreement to integrate Ininfa, thus becoming a benchmark in the production management and traceability system (MES/MOM) of the Siemens solution, Simantic IT.

These systems make it possible to optimise the main processes of the entire production chain, increasing efficiency, streamlining the supply chain and synchronising manufacturing processes, all visible in real time. Therefore, the company reinforces its leadership in the so-called Industry 4.0 sector in this Siemens technology.

Sothis, which already has offices in Valladolid, will reinforce its growth at Ininfa's facilities in Aranda de Duero, from where it will also take on projects in Castilla y León and northern Spain.

In this regard, the general manager of Sothis has emphasised the incorporation of the company as a partner of the Food Industry Association of Castilla y León (Vitartis), so that, as he indicated, "we want to get closer to the entrepreneurs in the area to know their needs first hand and be able to help them with the technological solutions we offer to improve productivity and profitability", which strengthens the company's commitment to growth in this strategic region of Spain.

Industrial Automation Software Investment Analysis

CompanyDescriptionCountryAmountDate
ClearCareClearCare is an online home care software solution for remote monitoring, telemedicine, remote diagnosis and treatment supervision.USA$60M2016
Specialists On CallSpecialists On Call (SOC) is the largest provider of telemedicine and technology services to hospitals in the US.USA$45M2016
$20M
$15M2015
WlycloudWlycloud is setting up telemedicine imaging centres to enable the delivery of medical services in county and city hospitals.China$34M2016
HealthWatchHealthWatch is a medical technology device company dedicated to ensuring personal health through comfortable and smart digital wearables that deliver continuous, high-quality ECGs, vitals and telemedicine alerts via smartphone and traditional telemetry channels.Israel$20M2017
PagerPager is a leading patient engagement digital health company that provides technology and personalised care services to give patients a better way to communicate, navigate and conveniently access the healthcare system.USA$14M2015

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