The German group, has bought a dozen companies in the last decade with the aim of leading the scanning industry.

Siemens not planning any more large purchases of manufacturers of industrial software, as shown in Reuters by sources close to the company.

The German company has purchased a dozen of software companies in the last 10 years, mainly in the USA, carrying out an investment of 9,000 million euros to keep pace with changes in manufacturing technology.

last month, the firm held the acquisition of Mentor Graphics, in an agreement of 4,500 million dollars, as one of its biggest milestones to grow in the area of the software.

“We are almost building the house of the digitalisation of the industry“ he said one of the sources.

Siemens has completed the fiscal year 2016 with record numbers. In this exercise the company has increased its operating profit 13%, reached to 8.700 million euros, and their income has grown 5% to 79.600 million euros.

The announcement of the separation of its healthcare business has been driven actions on the Frankfurt Stock exchange. is