French ER&D service vendor, Segula Technologies, acquired the automotive unit of Safran Engineering Services in Valladolid, Spain. The acquired unit is small (with a headcount of 81 engineers). It mostly services Renault.
Unofficial: Renault Selects its Four ER&D Preferred Vendors
According to unofficial sources, Renault has now finalized its list of preferred ER&D service vendors, reducing it from nine vendors to four. The four winners are Akka, Bertrandt, Expleo, and Segula. They will now grab 80% of Renault’s ER&D spending and double their market shares.
Renault Considering R&D Outsourcing to Save EUR 200m Annually
Renault is considering R&D outsourcing to save EUR 100-200m annually. The company currently works with approximately 15 ER&D vendors and wants to reduce its number of preferred partners to five.
PSA To Deploy Systematically Work at Home Policy
During the crisis, PSA more than doubled the number of employees WaH from 18,000 concurrent connections to its IT to 38,000.
UPDATED: Segula finalizes its outsourcing contract with PSA. Reduced scope!
PSA finalized its outsourcing contract with Segula, almost one year after it was announced. Looking at the details, the scope of the contract is much smaller than expected, with the people transfer initially involving 700 employees, rather than the 2,000 expected. Segula has agreed to take over the new engineers and guaranteed similar wages and benefits and also purchasing buildings and facilities.
Segula open a new delivery center in the east of France
Segula Technologies has opened a new delivery center, close to Montbéliard, in the east of France. Segula will use the delivery center for its offsite projects, targeting the automotive industry (i.e., PSA) and its suppliers initially. Over time, Segula wants to diversify its client base to other sectors.
A few thoughts about Segula’s Aerospace Activities
Opel to Outsource 25% of its R&D Activities to Segula
Segula Continues to Acquire in Automotive ER&D: Strengthens Plastics Engineering Capabilities with Activetech
Segula Technologies has acquired Activetech, a plastics engineering firm based in Caen, France. The company serves
UPDATED Press reports: PSA Considering Selling 25% to 50% of its Opel R&D Activities
Segula Partners with ESG Mobility. Targets the Opel Account
Segula Technologies, the privately-held IT and ER&D service vendor, has announced a partnership with ESG Mobility,