Maple Inc. and Communitech a-buzz with new offices

by Prashanth Gopalan

Talk about aggressive expansions, two Waterloo scions of technological wizardry seem all set to open up new offices in a bid to capture and stabilize a growing activities base. Waterloo-based Maple Inc, a leading provider of high-performance software goods tools for the engineering, science and mathematics industries announced today that it would be opening its first office in Germany.

By moving its German/Austrian-market facing business processes away from the control of Scientific Computers, formerly its major reseller in Germany and Austria, and under the control of a new MapleSoft office based in Aachen, Germany, Maple Inc. looks to tighten its grip on the highly profitable German and Austrian markets.

In the words of Fred Kern, VP of International Sales,

A direct presence in Germany will allow us to more closely align with our customers in order to most effectively understand their needs and support them. We are looking forward to working closely with our extensive user base in Germany. We thank Scientific Computers for their support over the years and we wish them well in their future business endeavors.

In same vein, Waterloo's Communitech, an organization representing more than 700 tech companies, announced that it has opened up a new office to serve the Cambridge and Guelph area.

Citing a growing hotbed of tech commerce, President and CEO Iain Klugman was citing as saying,

We have long recognized the innovation in the communities of Cambridge and Guelph, and having a 'storefront' here will help us better meet the needs of technology companies. Cambridge, Guelph and the surrounding area have significant strength in sectors like advanced manufacturing, power generation, biotechnology and aerospace. This local presence will support and connect these businesses to one another, and to the rest of the Waterloo Region tech industry.

Company:
Communitech
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 1997, Communitech is an industry-led innovation centre in Waterloo Region, supporting a tech cluster of nearly 1,000 companies. Communitech supports tech companies at all stages of their growth and development – from startups to rapidly growing mid-sized companies and large global players. A member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, Communitech... more

Company:
MapleSoft
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Maplesoft™ is the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics. Its product suite reflects the philosophy that given great tools, people can do great things. Maplesoft’s core technologies include the world’s most advanced symbolic computation engine and revolutionary physical modeling techniques. Combined together, these technologies enable the... more


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Prashanth Gopalan

Prashanth Gopalan

Prashanth Gopalan is a freelance blogger based out of Waterloo and Toronto. When not blogging obsessively on Techvibes, he can be found opining on politics, current affairs, history, economics, business and everything in-between. Feel free to connect with him and drop him a line. He doesn't bite (at least not since he was three). more




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