Planon Group Strengthens Market-Leading Position in Worldwide IWMS Market

International software supplier sees strong 2015 revenue growth of 20%

May 03, 2016, 03:00 ET from Planon

BOSTON, Massachusetts, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The past year has again been a highly successful one for Planon, international supplier of innovative Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS). In 2015 the company continued its strong growth of the past 30 years, increasing its total revenues by 20%.

Its strongest gains were in the United States, Central Europe, and Great Britain. In 2015 Planon further strengthened its presence on the U.S. East Coast (Boston) and also opened an office on the West Coast (Seattle). Planon welcomed many new clients 2015, including several leading museums, such as the Dutch Rijksmuseum and the Mauritshuis, as well as other clients such as Molina Healthcare, Coventry University, Basic-Fit, Ikano, and Max Bögl.

Independent research agency Gartner is also confident about Planon's future, and lists Planon in its 2016 Market Guide for Integrated Workplace Management Systems. "Our positioning in the IWMS Market Guide confirms to us that Planon's product and innovation strategy is in line with the changing needs of the market for workplace optimization," notes Pierre Guelen, founder and CEO of the Planon Group.

In 2015 Planon acquired €12 million in growth financing, provided by the European Investment Bank. This growth investment puts Planon in an excellent position for the next step toward worldwide market leadership. "At Planon, we believe that our strong focus on autonomous growth has significant added value for our current and future clients," says Fred Guelen, CFO of the Planon Group and President of North American Operations. "It puts us in a position to launch integrated solutions, and to let our clients profit quickly from our innovative strengths."

About Planon: 

With over 30 years of experience, Planon is the leading global provider of software that supports organizations that aim to optimize workplaces, services and assets. Planon delivers innovative software, proven best practices and professional services that increase workplace productivity and cost efficiency. Planon's software has been completely designed in-house and is fully integrated to deliver reliable management information. Planon has implemented its comprehensive solutions for over 2,000 clients, supported by offices around the world. To learn more about Planon's IWMS and CAFM software, visit or follow us on Twitter @Planon_US.

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