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S1000D Specialized CORENA Software Acquired by Flatirons Solutions

By CIOReview | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

IRVINE, CA: Europe based software firm CORENA has been acquired by Flatirons Solutions, a provider of content lifecycle management. CORENA specializes in S1000D-based solutions for the aerospace, defense, marine, rail, and energy industries.

S1000D was developed by AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) and defines it as an international XML specification for the procurement and production of technical publications and for preparing, managing, and using equipment maintenance and operations information.

This is the third acquisition done by Flatirons in the past two years which is considerably expanding their reach and specialized services with CLM solutions. It will bring about more efficiency in operation of highly regulated, capital-intensive assets where the critical factor is material or labor productivity.

"We are excited to come together with Flatirons Solutions to keep pace with increasing functional demands and geographic coverage that respond to constant change and user expectations,” says Toralf Johannessen, CEO of CORENA.

CORENA and Flatirons Solutions' regular and continuing research and development processes is bringing innovative solutions to customers for meeting complex requirements regarding the mission critical processes to design, manufacture, operate, or maintain complex assets with user-friendly solutions.

"CORENA and Flatirons Solutions bring together the most recognized and respected experts in content lifecycle management for the aerospace, aviation, and other industries. We're pleased to reinforce around-the-clock support for mission-critical customer requirements, moving towards the Cloud/SaaS-based solutions demanded by today's mobile workforce," says Geoffrey Godet, CEO of Flatirons Solutions.