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Etteplan Oyj selects Deltek to deliver the next-generation ERP and resource planning platform needed to power its growth
HERNDON, Va. – April 18, 2012 – Deltek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PROJ), the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, today announced that Etteplan Oyj – one of the largest engineering design firms in Northern Europe – will implement Deltek as its new global ERP and resource planning platform.
Etteplan provides engineering design services and technical product information solutions to global industrial equipment manufacturers. Etteplan specializes in improving the efficiency of engineering and product development processes as well as improving the competitiveness of products in all stages of the product life cycle. Etteplan is a public company based in Finland that employs more than 1,700 experts in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands and China.
Etteplan purchased Deltek because its next-generation enterprise management solution delivers the business insight, and financial, project and resource management capabilities that will help Etteplan continue its growth. Deltek will help Etteplan streamline operations, improve project control, optimize global resource and capacity management, and provide real-time business performance management to decision-makers throughout the organization.
“Deltek is the leading global provider of ERP solutions for international Engineering design firms like Etteplan,” said Per-Anders Gådin, CFO of Etteplan. “We evaluated the leading ERP solutions on the market including those offered by generic ERP providers that sell their software to many different industries, and Deltek clearly stood above all the other alternatives. Because it was designed for our industry and offers extremely broad and deep functionality, Deltek will deliver more compelling business benefits for our organization much faster than any other provider in the market today.”
"We are long-time admirers of Etteplan and the value their experts deliver to their clients. Etteplan is a true knowledge-based and project-centric company and exactly the kind of organization that we enjoy working with,” said Claus Thorsgaard, Deltek’s EVP and General Manager – Professional Services. “Helping our clients improve performance by delivering measurable business benefits is our passion, and we couldn’t be more excited about working with such a world-class company like Etteplan on this important initiative.”
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. Its customers are global leaders in their fields and operate in areas like the automotive, aerospace and defense industries as well as the electricity generation and power transmission sectors, and material flow management.
Etteplan has comprehensive competence in electronics and embedded systems development, automation and electrical design, mechanical design and technical product information solutions and services. In 2011, Etteplan had a turnover of EUR 119.4 million. The company currently has more than 1,700 experts in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands and China. Etteplan's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker. www.etteplan.com
Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 15,000 organizations and 1.9 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® www.deltek.com
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