Atos Closes Acquisition of Ideal GRP


Atos, a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index, completed the acquisition of Ideal GRP, a Vantaa, Finland-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system integrator and platinum-level solution partner of Siemens Digital Industries Software.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Building on the acquisition of PLM specialist Processia in June 2021, the operation is aligned with Atos’ industry-specific strategy and will reinforce its PLM and Engineering Solutions franchise, while also expanding the Group’s footprint in Northern Europe. Atos will provide the resources and experience to allow Ideal GRP to focus entirely on delivering the products and services needed by medium sized and large enterprises to deploy transformational Industry 4.0 initiatives.

Led by Jaakko Hartikainen, CEO, Ideal GRP offers consulting, integration, software and maintenance services for businesses in the manufacturing sector. The acquisition will add a highly skilled team of approximately 100 experts to Atos with double platinum status.

Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Vantaa, Finland, Ideal GRP has a longstanding partnership with Siemens, built on around 30 years of cooperation. It is a leading player in the Nordics market with offices in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Estonia.

Atos is a provider of digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion with a European leading position in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, The Group, which operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel, provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries.