Deerfield, IL – 1 January 2011 Friedman Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc. (“Constellation”, TSX: CSU) announces that it has acquired Viewlocity Technologies Ltd. (“Viewlocity”).
Viewlocity offers Supply Chain Management (SCM) software solutions across a broad range of industries and markets, with a worldwide customer base. Product offerings include solutions for manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, logistics providers and public-sector organizations, and allow for supply chain integration and optimization, event management and visibility both within the enterprise and across multiple enterprises. Viewlocity has offices in Dallas, Texas and the United Kingdom.
As a result of the purchase, Viewlocity will become part of Constellation’s Friedman Operating Group, and will continue to operate as an independent division of Friedman. Viewlocity will continue to develop, enhance, and sell SCM software solutions while continuing to provide the highest level of support to their customers.
Eric Herrmann, Chief Financial Officer of the Friedman Operating Group, comments “The acquisition of Viewlocity Technologies complements the Friedman Operating Group’s markets and product portfolio. The Viewlocity product offering will enable us to grow our presence in the manufacturing, distribution, transportation management, and catalog fulfillment market sectors to include full supply chain event management solutions across a broad range of industries and geographies.”
Teresa Finn, Director of Operations for Viewlocity, adds “This is an exciting development for both Viewlocity and its customers. The acquisition by Friedman provides us a strong corporate platform and access to resources and expertise which will allow us to improve our product portfolio and grow in new markets, while at the same time providing first-class service to our customers.”
About Friedman Friedman Corporation is headquartered in Deerfield, IL and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software. Friedman Corporation specializes in complete ERP solutions for manufacturers and distributors of “make to order” and “engineer to order” products in the building products, capital equipment, and consumer goods sectors. The Friedman Operating group also has a complimentary portfolio of software offerings for transportation management, material optimization, and direct-to-consumer distribution.