Explorer Software Group declared that it has taken over Computer Guidance Corporation, expanding its operations in the North American construction software market.
Roger D. Kirk, CEO at Computer Guidance said, I am pleased to conclude this transaction with Explorer Software Group. My long association with the industry and with our many customers has been very rewarding. On retirement, I was looking for a purchaser who could service our customers, and was interested in continuing the Computer Guidance brand and building on our legacy. With its customer-service focus and construction software expertise, I?m confident Explorer was the right choice.
Jim McFarlane, President and CEO of Explorer Software Group said, We're thrilled to have Computer Guidance on board. Not only does it make our company stronger, but it will also allow us to serve our North American clients better. Our goal is to offer a leading-edge portfolio of powerful construction software solutions that make a meaningful impact on contractors? bottom lines. The acquisition of Computer Guidance helps us do this.
Following the acquisition, Explorer Software will keep on investing in the development and marketing of Computer Guidance construction ERP with strategic focus on business intelligence, mobility and cloud-based solutions.
Mike Bihlmeier, President of Computer Guidance said, We are very excited to be part of the Explorer family, a larger global company, where we will continue to develop new and exciting features that strengthen the position of our eCMS solution. With Explorer's financial strength and wide portfolio of construction software solutions, Computer Guidance will have access to additional resources and experience ensuring our clients continue to receive the very best solutions and service.
Founded by CEO Roger D. Kirk, Computer Guidance has been providing a proven and reliable construction management solution for architecture, engineering and commercial construction companies since 1981. Its customers are recognized among the Top 400 Contractors and Top 50 Contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR).