Accenture makes a further acquisition for Industry X.0, in Germany
Accenture continues to deploy its M&A strategy and has made its fifth acquisition for Industry X.0. The company acquired Zielpuls, an ER&D vendor servicing the German automotive industry. Zielpuls is an embedded systems specialist. The has a headcount of 190, is headquartered in Munich (where BMW has its headquarters) and has offices in Wolfsburg (where VW is headquartered), Hannover and also in China, in both Shanghai and Beijing.
Zielpuls had started diversifying its client base and Accenture plans to accelerate the client diversification to other industries, e.g., medical equipment, industrial equipment, and high-tech.
This is Accenture’s second acquisition in one year in Germany. No surprise really. The previous one had been, last summer, a product design firm,