Cadac Group


Cadac Group
Cadac Group
Type Private
Industry Computer software
Automation
Founded Heerlen, The Netherlands (May 1986, 16 (16-05-1986))
Founder(s) Ing. Jan Baggen (CEO)
Headquarters Heerlen, Limburg, The Netherlands
Number of locations 6 stores (2009)
Area served Worldwide
Products Organice, NXTdim, DeModus
Services Consultancy, Project Management, Development, Training, Professional Resources, Support
Revenue € 30.000.000 (2008)
Owner(s) Ing. Jan Baggen
Employees 200+ (2007)
Website Cadac Group

Cadac Group is a software- en information technology company, active in the architecture, engineering & construction, mechanical engineering, process & electro, civil engineering and data management industry. Cadac Group is specialized in offering information technology solutions to create, manage & share digital design information.

Cadac Group is active worldwide in countries like Great Britain, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Scandinavia (West Europe) and India. From an office nearby Boston,[1] the American market is being served.

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History

Cadac was founded on May 16, 1986 by Johannes Jacobus Maria (Jan) Baggen (Heerlen, 11 May 1965), during his study architectural engineering (field of study: architectural computer science).

In his graduation year, during his internship at Arcade 'O Harris (one of the first Dutch companies who worked with CAD), he asked if he could sell the Autodesk systems, obviously against a margin. Arcade approved and the name Cadac, short reference for Computer-Aided Design Advice Centre was born. Jan Baggen graduated in 1987.

On 19 februari 1998 Jan Baggen was, at the age of 32, proclaimed Manager of the Year by the magazine Management Team. This award was handed out by Philips- top executive Cor Boonstra in a hotel in Noordwijk (The Netherlands).[2]

In April 2007 Cadac Group took over NedGraphics Holding N.V.[3] from Blue Fox Enterprises N.V. Nedgraphics was founded in 1978 and is producer and supplier of design- en geographical informationsystems.

In 1986, Jan Baggen puts up a signboard in front of the first Cadac office in Heerlen.

Products

  • Cadac Group is the creator of the award-winning Cadac Organice Product Suite,[4] a suite based on the Microsoft SharePoint Platform.
  • The mechanical engineering business unit developed and manages NXTdim, an add-in for Autodesk Inventor.
  • Nedgraphics, a Cadac Group company, developed and manages NedInfra, a collection of applications for engineering and GIS professionals to work with on engineering platforms like AutoCAD Civil 3D and AutoCAD Map 3D.

Business units

Cadac Group is divided in 10 business units:

  • Cadac Group BV Mechanical Solutions
  • Cadac Group BV Building Solutions
  • Cadac Group BV Training Solutions
  • Cadac Group NV - Belgium
  • Cadac Professional Resources BV
  • NedGraphics BV
  • Cadac Organice BNL BV
  • Cadac Organice EMEA BV
  • Cadac Organice Americas Inc.
  • Cadac Organice APAC Pty ltd

Board

Jan Baggen receives the award for 'Manager of the Year' from Cor Boonstra (1998)
  • Supervisory board Cadac Group Holding
    • F.J.A.M. Pistorius RA Voorzitter
    • Drs. Th.M.A.J. Verhagen
  • Executive board Cadac Group Holding
    • Ing. Jan Baggen (Chief Executive Officer)
    • Ing. Paul Smeets (Chief Technical Officer)
    • Ing. John Limpens (Chief Procurement Officer)
    • Drs. Astrid Spiertz (Chief Financial Officer)

External links

References

  1. ^ Cadac Group Inc. moves to new office in Boston, Cadac Organice (11 december 2007)
  2. ^ Op cursus management leer je alleen trucs De Volkskrant (20 februari 1998)
  3. ^ Cadac neemt NedGraphics over GIS Magazine (13 april 2007)
  4. ^ Engineering document management and project collaboration, Cadac Organice
  5. ^ Official website DeModus

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