Planit acquires Dutch business of Somatech

Planit, a supplier of design and manufacturing software for the engineering, woodworking and stone industries, has acquired the Dutch business of sheet-metal products company Somatech, which is part of the Solva group.

The intellectual property rights of all Somatech’s sheet-metal products were transferred to Planit from 1 August, along with the licensing of some additional business software, which Planit will continue to develop.

Planit has also completed the purchase of other assets of Somatech’s sheet-metal business, enabling the formation of a company in the Netherlands.

Known as Radan BV, the company will be run by a six-strong team of former Somatech Sheet Metal employees and will continue to provide services to around 200 sheet-metal customers throughout Benelux.