WM-data announces that it has been acquired by Jonas Software (“Jonas”).
Jonas acquires, manages, and builds industry-specific software companies globally, operating over 110 independently managed software brands around the world while providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets.
Jonas’ investment supports our focus and effort to maintain our market position while strengthening our investment in our products as the benchmark for trim optimisation, planning, scheduling and MES within the paper and packaging industry.
We look forward to working with Jonas to leverage their strengths while supporting our growth ambitions to continue delivering value for our clients. Their professionalism and market focus sees a great fit for both organisations, while their strategy of “buy and hold forever” can give our clients and stakeholders the confidence of long-term partnerships.
“This acquisition will allow for development resources and experienced personnel to add to our growing manufacturing vertical,” said Richard Clancy, Jonas Software Portfolio Manager. “We are excited about the quality of the people and the clients of WM-data. What WM-data has accomplished over the past 30 years is tremendous and we hope to build upon their accomplishments within Germany.”
“WM-data was founded in 1991 from IT department of Feldmühle AG and since then continuously expanded its expertise in programming solutions for the paper industry.
Our long-term goal has always been to increase our customers’ value creation sustainably and efficiently.
With the acquisition of WM-data, our customers will continue to work with a preferred partner in the paper industry, with the financial backing and best practices from Jonas’ independently managed software companies”, says Heinz Schmitz, WM-data Deutschland GmbH Founder.
We hope you are as excited about this news as we are at WM-data, and please be assured that client service will continue to be our number one priority.
About WM-data Deutschland GmbH
In 1991 WM-data Deutschland GmbH was found from IT department of Feldmühle AG during some outsourcings. Looking back on more than 30 years of practical experience in programming solutions for the paper industry, WM-data has excellent know-how in processes, analysis and development. With specific skills and experience which is built up over a long time, WM-data’s customers increase their value creation sustainably and efficiently. These solutions lead to greater competitiveness and superior results.
About Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates over 110 independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets.
From its roots formed in the construction and club management markets, Jonas Software’s reach has grown extensively within the fitness, membership, hospitality, and industrial verticals.
Today, Jonas Software is proud to supply industry-leading enterprise management software and related services to more than 80,000 customers in over 30+ vertical markets.