Configura Announces Acquisition of ProjectMatrix
Configura, the maker of CET, today announced the completion of its acquisition of ProjectMatrix to become part of the Configura Group. ProjectMatrix is the leading software creator for pricing and specification solutions in North America’s commercial interiors industry.
“Configura and ProjectMatrix have worked together as partners for 14 years, helping designers do what they do best – design beautiful spaces that make a difference,” Configura’s CEO Stefan Persson said. “The joining of Configura and ProjectMatrix is a natural fit because our customers are at the heart of what we do and we aim to make the design of spaces and specification of products easy, efficient and intelligent. We are happy to welcome ProjectMatrix to the Configura family.”
Configura is the world leader in intelligent software development for space planning and ProjectMatrix leads the way in product pricing and specification. With more than 60 years of combined experience in the commercial interiors industry, Configura and ProjectMatrix are experts in selling and specifying configurable products and offer solutions that are intuitive, user-friendly and efficient.
Together, Configura and ProjectMatrix will deliver a complete space planning solution for the entire sales and design process, from content creation to specification to installation. Additionally, Configura and ProjectMatrix will offer an expanded dealer and manufacturer network that gives users access to thousands of products from manufacturers in the commercial interiors industry, making it even easier to design spaces and sell configurable products.
“We have enjoyed a long partnership with Configura and we are thrilled about the many opportunities we see by combining our software offerings,” ProjectMatrix’s President Mark Herrin said. “As partners, we have shaped the way people design spaces and specify products, and as one company we can make an even bigger impact. The ProjectMatrix team looks forward to a successful journey together.”
Configura’s software is used worldwide by designers, salespeople, engineers, kitchen specialists, dealerships and manufacturers. Configura has revolutionized the way office furniture is sold in North America and is gaining momentum in Europe’s and APAC’s commercial interiors industry as well as the kitchen and bath and material handling industries. More than 100 manufacturers around the world – including Steelcase, Herman Miller, Haworth, Sunon, Kvik, NEDCON and Dematic – use CET to sell their products. Learn more at www.configura.com.
Founded in 1990, Configura Sverige AB creates software solutions that help businesses and people around the globe design spaces and sell configurable products in the commercial interiors, material handling and kitchen and bath industries. Configura’s software products include CET Commercial Interiors, CET Material Handling, CET Kitchen & Bath, Design Studio and Stage. Configura also has a growing user community of thousands of designers, salespeople, dealerships and manufacturers around the globe that use Configura’s products. Headquartered in Linköping, Sweden, Configura has grown to six offices with commercial operations in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shenzhen, China; Tokyo, Japan; and Berlin, Germany. Configura is privately owned with over 250 employees worldwide and annual sales of $23 million USD. Learn about Configura and its products at www.configura.com.
ProjectMatrix was founded in 1987 by a team of professionals from within the contract furniture industry. For nearly 35 years, their goal has been to deliver best-in-class specification and design software and up-to-date catalogs and graphics on multiple platforms for the contract furniture professional. All ProjectMatrix tools are designed by industry professionals, for industry professionals. www.projectmatrix.com.