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We help organizations realize value from enterprise digitalization across the product lifecycle - unleashing the full potential of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Who we are

With over 300 passionate & multicultural professionals across 9 countries, Processia developed a comprehensive and pragmatic framework to deliver the maximum value to its clients by providing strategic roadmaps and target operating model definition, platform implementation and upgrade, quality assurance, service transition, organizational change management and maintenance.

Processia was awarded Top Certified partner status by Dassault Systèmes in 2020, in a quest for excellence and continuous talent development.

Key Facts:

  • Becomes an Atos Company since June 2021
  • 20 years of Consulting and System Integrators
  • 100% dedicated to Dassault Systèmes
  • Top certified Dassault Systèmes partner in 2020
  • 250+ professionals from 20 different nationalities
  • Global presence: Canada, USA, UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and India

Our Industries

Car and light truck OEMs, motorsports, suppliers, trains, trucks and buses
Transportation & Mobility

Car and light truck OEMs, motorsports, suppliers, trains, trucks and buses

Airframe Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), aerospace suppliers, aerospace propulsion, space
Aerospace & Defense

Airframe Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), aerospace suppliers, aerospace propulsion, space

Specialized manufacturing machinery, power equipment, fabricated metal and plastic products, tire manufacturers
Industrial Equipment

Specialized manufacturing machinery, power equipment, fabricated metal and plastic products, tire manufacturers

Power and utilities, oil & gas
Energy, process utilities (EPU)

Power and utilities, oil & gas

Semi-conductors, telecommunications - computing & network, contract manufacturing services
High-tech

Semi-conductors, telecommunications - computing & network, contract manufacturing services

Commercial ships, navy, yacht and workboats
Marine & offshore

Commercial ships, navy, yacht and workboats

Our History

Our story is rooted in the foresight, boldness and enterprising spirit of our founding partners.

These up-and-comers were sharp enough to recognize a business opportunity. Wise enough to join forces. Bold enough to offer the services of their new startup to global leaders in Formula One Racing and in the aerospace and manufacturing industries.

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2000
Processia was founded

Processia was founded in 2000 when Vincent Fraser, 2 years after graduating from Ecole Polytechnique ...

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Processia was founded in 2000 when Vincent Fraser, 2 years after graduating from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, joined Marc Allard to redefine consulting services in the PLM industry. The first office was opened in Quebec, Canada.

2002
First partnership with Dassault Systèmes & first International Project

Signature of a service level partnership with Dassault Systèmes aimed at the ENOVIA solutions - ...

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Signature of a service level partnership with Dassault Systèmes aimed at the ENOVIA solutions - recognizing Processia’s expertise. During the same year Processia delivered the first system integration projects on the European continent.

2005
Processia became an official technical partner of the Renault F1 team

Being selected by Renault F1 Team, this milestone was the culmination of a series of ...

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Being selected by Renault F1 Team, this milestone was the culmination of a series of efforts to enter the world of motorsport. Processia’s approach to quantifying, developing and implementing efficiency gains shorten and enhance the design cycle for new cars and development parts. "Competitiveness in Formula 1 is about the ability to build a quick car, and maintain its development throughout the season. While we work our resources to full capacity, we must also be attentive to the manner in which we do this, and how we make best use of the tools available to us." "Processia will help us eliminate the bottlenecks that can slow the constant quest for performance, contributing to our efficiency and productivity across the board. We are confident that the results for the Renault F1 Team will be extremely positive, and immediate." Renault F1 Team Technical Director - Bob Bell

2008
Opened branch office in EU

Processia opened its branch offices in EU region

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Processia opened its branch offices in EU region

2009
Processia became an official sponsor of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes

Processia becomes official sponsor of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes in the UK

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Processia becomes official sponsor of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes in the UK

2010
Processia sets foot in UK and France

Processia gets closer to its European customer with the opening of a subsidiary in France ...

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Processia gets closer to its European customer with the opening of a subsidiary in France and the acquisition of UK based, IP3.

2012
USA and France expansion

Building on our strong European growth over the last two years, we opened the Toulouse ...

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Building on our strong European growth over the last two years, we opened the Toulouse agency and expanded our operations on the US market. The opening of this US subsidiary and France agency was strengthening our operations and increasing our responsiveness to our existing customers in aerospace, automotive, transportation and the energy industries and increase its presence and responsiveness in this market.

2013
Strategic partnership with Dassault Systèmes

Processia becomes one of the first Consulting and Service Integration partner of Dassault Systèmes.

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Processia becomes one of the first Consulting and Service Integration partner of Dassault Systèmes.

2015
Processia acquired NextIS boosting its Consulting Services

Acquisition of Nextis Consulting, extending our business consulting services capabilities and consolidating our leadership in ...

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Acquisition of Nextis Consulting, extending our business consulting services capabilities and consolidating our leadership in France and Europe.

2016
First round of investment

Institutional investors joins Processia’s founders to support its growth plan The Fonds de solidarité FTQ ...

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Institutional investors joins Processia’s founders to support its growth plan The Fonds de solidarité FTQ invests $4.2 million for a minority interest in Processia to strengthen its position on international markets, notably in the United States, in France and in Great Britain.

2018
Processia acquired NobleTek PLM

With the acquisition of NobleTek PLM, Processia reinforces its presence in Benelux and Sweden and ...

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With the acquisition of NobleTek PLM, Processia reinforces its presence in Benelux and Sweden and deepens its expertise with its Indian located facilities.

2020
Processia celebrated its 20th Year Anniversary

This year marked the 20 years of doing business with an exceptional growth record and ...

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This year marked the 20 years of doing business with an exceptional growth record and return on investment. The employee headcount also crossed 300 with presence across 8 different countries

2021
Processia became an Atos company to accelerate growth

From June 3rd, 2021, Processia became an Atos company, specialized in Product Lifecycle Management for ...

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From June 3rd, 2021, Processia became an Atos company, specialized in Product Lifecycle Management for all Dassault Systèmes solutions, expanding beyond our current scope. By joining forces with Atos, Processia will improve its capabilities to serve its customers better, end-to-end, complementing our capabilities with the greatest expertise to address your company's challenges. For more details on the acquisition refer to the news post: https://www.processia.com/processia-announces-the-closing-of-its-acquisition-by-atos/

Sharing the same values, they joined a unified team where cultures, talents and ideas come together.

As such, they strive to create an environment where their professionals enjoy working together feeling empowered and engaged to build their companies and careers.

Culture

Our Leadership Team

Vincent Fraser
President, CEO

Professional engineer with strong entrepreneurial skills, Vincent Fraser is the co-founder and CEO of Processia, a Laval (Quebec, Canada) company specializing in the integration of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) business solutions with a suite of services combining consulting, integration and managed services.

Graduated in 1998 from Polytechnique Montréal, Vincent Fraser began his career as a consultant before co-founding Processia in 2000. Initially responsible for business development, he thereafter worked as Vice-president of PLM solutions where, with the help of a dedicated team, accelerated the development of the PLM expertise of Processia with new offers and markets, and eventually became its CEO in 2011. He focuses on strategy, leadership, innovation and has implemented an ambitious growth plan achieving an average annual growth rate of 20% with, among others, the establishment of Processia in the United States, France, and the UK. Today Processia has six offices worldwide, a team of nearly 300 people and helps innovative companies in the automotive, aerospace, energy, consumer packaged goods, and life sciences industries to optimize and transform their business with PLM.

Marc Allard
IS/IT Director

Marc Allard has combined a sound knowledge of Information Technologies with his natural inclination toward the business world of PLM (Product Life-Cycle Management). As a serial entrepreneur, Marc is the co-founder of Processia Solutions in Laval (Quebec, Canada) a company specializing in the integration of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) business solutions with a suite of services combining consulting, integration and managed services.

He graduated in 1991 from “Ecole de Technologie Supérieure” in Montréal, and began his career as a consultant at IBM Canada. He has been involved in many organizational positions in the information technology field, specifically gravitating around PLM. He occupied the position of team leader a Bombardier Aerospace in the late ’90s before occupying the position of CEO from 2000 until 2011 at Processia Solutions. From that point, he held many strategic positions from International business development, General manager of Canada, Marketing and Information systems & technology position.

Marc Allard has been involved in many business development activities since the foundation of Processia Solutions. The controlled growth, the improvement of their working environment, the continuous improvement of their information systems to always be up to date on technology trends have been his ongoing objectives at Processia Solutions.

Pierre Bernier
Vice-President of Finance and Corporate Services

Pierre Bernier is Vice-President of Finance and Corporate Services with Processia. He is specialized in Mergers & Acquisition and financing and has led deals both on the buy side or sales, Recognized as a strong negotiator with a deep understanding of operations, performance measurement and legal services. He serves on the board of Place Des Arts, he sat on the Board of Directors of SODEC from 2009 to 2013, where he held the positions of Vice-President of the Board of Directors and President of the Audit Committee. He was President of the Consultative Committee of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations (IGOPP) and Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce. In the business community, he previously served as CEO of JJ Buckley Fine Wines, CEO of Intelligent Cellars Inc., Executive Vice-President, Operations with the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Vice-President, Finance and Administration of Airborne Entertainment Inc., and Vice-President, CFO and corporate services of Yellow Pages Group.

Guillaume Jacquemin
Vice president Global Tech Sales and Offerings

Guillaume Jacquemin is the Vice president Global Tech Sales and Offerings.

As an automotive engineer by training, Guillaume has started his career in 1997 as a PLM consultant at Renault cars in France. In 2003, he joined Renault Formula One in ENSTONE, UK, as PLM Project Manager and became CIO of the F1 team in 2005.

He came back to France after the economic crisis in 2009, working for 18 months at Sogeti High Tech, a Capgemini Business unit, and then was called by Vincent Fraser to lead Processia’s newly created French entity growth.

As an expert, Guillaume has experience in large projects, PLM practices and a deep knowledge of the French and British Markets.

Pascal Naparty
Vice president Global Sales and Marketing

Pascal is led by 3 passions : Business, Innovation and People. He graduated as “Mechanical and Manufacturing Processes” Engineer in 1993 and got a Master in “Computer Sciences” the following year.

He started his career developing PDM/PLM software. With this technical background he embraced all challenges proposed to him evolving in almost all roles in our space : Product manager, R&D Manager, Business Consultant, Practice Leader, Sales representative, Global Service Sales Leader, Sales Manager, Technical-Sales Director, Sales Manager, VP of Sales and Marketing.

He spent 25+ years in the software and service sectors, and worked for the main players in the Digital Transformation domains (IBM/Dassault Systèmes; Autodesk; PTC…). He was involved with customers in almost all industries and developed a strong business acumen. He led global teams and delivered global quota reaching up to 3 digits in millions euros annual revenues.

Pascal has both the European and North America culture. He was born in France and he is now based in Montreal (Québec). With a strong engagement on the Industry 4.0, he joined Processia on September 2019, acting as “Vice President Global Sales and Marketing”.

Santosh Kulkarni
Geo Leader, India

Mechanical Engineer with unique blend of Automotive Industry processes knowledge and PLM Solutions, Santosh Kulkarni leads Processia’s India team as Managing Director and is responsible for the Global Delivery.

Santosh completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune, India in Year 1996 and thereafter started his career with Automotive giant Tata Motors. Before formally becoming part of Processia’s family, through a strategic acquisition of NobleTek PLM, Santosh helped NobleTek PLM establish its strong foothold in EURASIA. He spent most of his career in International market working with leading automotive companies including Volvo In Sweden. Through his right exposure to Indian and International market, Santosh has gain excellent know-how related to Global Delivery management, right Sourcing and Offshoring. He has working exposure to France, Germany, China , Italy , Sweden , UK and United States and vast working experience in Indian and Nordics market. He focuses on Global Delivery centre in Pune and under his leadership the India team has reached to 125 mark with aggressive target of 250 to be cross by End of Year.

Fred Bellio
Vice president North American Operations & IOT Leader

Fred’s career started in the Aerospace industry as a structural engineer for de Havilland, Boeing and Bombardier Aerospace. He then moved into the consumer products industry and held various progressive positions at Mercury Marine and Brunswick Corporation. He led the Engineering Services and Engineering Systems for Mercury and then led the Business Transformation for Brunswick. Fred’s last accomplishment at Brunswick was being the founder and leader of Brunswick’s Mercury PLM Services Business that was created in 2008. Fred led the vision, creation, and successful operations of this Services Business from its inception in 2008 through 2010.

He went on to lead the Global Products Organization at Whirlpool corporation as the Global Products Organization – CIO, where he created the PLM vision and deployed a global end to end solution for Whirlpool corporation. The solution encompassed all aspects of the business from innovation, through design, into sourcing and manufacturing and completed the closed loop with the incorporation of Service.

Fred then moved on to become the EVP and Global CIO for Ashley furniture. There he was responsible for the strategic vision and business transformation for Ashley and turned them into a technology company. Oversight and strategic direction for systems that included supply chain management, business-to-supplier management, design, manufacturing, warehouse management, business-to-retailer management, customer service, and retail management, which including point-of-sale systems and the start of the e-commerce business.

Today, Fred supports Processia and its global growth as the Vice President of North America Operations and Leader of the IoT practice.

Jan De Bruyckere
Geo Leader, Benelux

Having graduated in 1995 with a Master in Applied Computer Science at the University of Gent, Jan De Bruyckere continued to work at the University as researcher in the Domain of Artificial Intelligence, Document Management and Groupware.

In 1999, he joined EADS Matra Datavision as PLM Consultant and later group leader, implementing PLM solutions for big industrial companies.

In 2002, Jan became PLM business unit manager at MSC.Software Benelux. In 2006, MSC.Software Benelux was acquired by Technigraphics (renamed in Nobletek in 2010), where Jan took position as Managing Director Europe. He has built strong relationships and collaboration with Nobletek India turning Nobletek into a real global company.

Finally, in 2018 he became General Manager Benelux at Processia.

Marie-Hélène Bourduas
Vice president, People & Culture

Marie-Helene is not a typical HR leader. She has spent most of her career in the business and operations. Her passion is how to put culture at work – employee experience matters and help drive value for the organization. While she graduated from Industrial Relations from University of Montreal, she also is PMP certified and completed her EMBA from McGill-HEC in 2020.

With 14+ years in the software industry, she is known for directing complex teams, projects, and operational strategies to successful completion, influencing senior leaders and strategic business decisions.

Her profile is diversified across project management, sales, operations, and customer service. Her diverse background helps her adapt quickly to new situations, assess challenges, and deliver HR solutions that improve both people and process performance.

In her leadership roles, she championed organizational change and employee engagement expansion. Working in 3 countries over the past 10 years, she fostered her abilities to work effectively and collaboratively with both multinational and multidisciplinary teams and leaders to align HR functions with the corporate strategic plan.

Benjamin Gonzalez
Geo Leader, France

Benjamin Gonzalez began his career 20 years ago at NUVIA (VINCI Group) bringing his expertise on Consulting and Nuclear Engineering. Next he embraced a new challenge, joining Adecco Group as “Director of the Engineering and IT Business Unit”, where he implemented new organic growth strategies leading to the success of a team of more than 60 people.
His success interested Capgemini, which offered him several complex assignments moving from the role of “Business Development Manager Engineering France” to that of “Chief of Staff / in house strategy Consultant for CEO” and finally assuming the position of “Practice Head”.
Before joining PROCESSIA France, Benjamin worked at Dassault Systèmes within the organization in charge of "Alliances with Partners" in the role of "Global Alliance Executive".

Bala Arun
Geo Leader, UK

With close to two decades of experience in implementing PLM for auto, industrial equipment and high-tech manufacturers from Europe, Asia and North America, Bala is focused on successfully delivering end-to-end Product Lifecycle Management systems for our customers in the UK.

An engineer by education, Bala started his career in 1997 with TVS Sundram Fasteners Ltd, a leading auto-component manufacturer in India. To widen his horizon, he then did his MBA in General Management. Passionate in leveraging information technology for engineering, in 2001, he joined the then fledgling PLM practice of a consulting company as one of its founding consultants. Since then he has worked on more than 10 large PLM programmes as the lead consultant and project manager, across the world. In 2004, he initiated and led a joint software development project with MatrixOne inc, USA to design, develop and sell a solution to manage information exchange between engineering and manufacturing teams in organisations. In 2006, he moved to France to lead the PLM business of Tech Mahindra in Europe. Currently he is based out of Coventry, UK leading Processia’s business in the UK.

Elodie Devillers
Global Marketing Director

With more than 10 years' experience in B2B and B2C marketing, Élodie has worked for businesses in technology (IT), real estate and marketing/communication agencies including FX Innovation, SherWeb and DuProprio.

Fueled by strong intrapreneurship skills, she loves finding effective solutions to meet business challenges with a focus on increasing her organisations' awareness and growth on a national and international scale.

She has managed different teams of marketing experts to develop and execute many digital marketing strategies, such as lead generation campaigns, Web (SEO), and social media content strategies. Élodie is also experienced in positioning, branding, go-to-market, events and client experience improvement strategies.​​​​​​​

Highly organized, super creative and wholeheartedly invested in her work, Élodie knows how to collaborate and surround herself with the right people to create team synergies and move mountains!

Pierre Martel
Geo Leader, Canada

An engineer by trade, Pierre started his career in project management for a major EPC, the SNC Group, where he held various progressive positions in heavy industries projects.

Thereafter, he had the opportunity of implementing project management standards in the software development industry. As a Project Manager for M3i Systems, Pierre successfully led the delivery of mission critical systems. Pierre then join HydroSoft Energy, a start-up specialized in real time systems for hydro power management.

In 2000, Pierre was in the team that led the establishment of Dassault Systems Industry Service North America. There, as an Operations Manager for the Auto & Aero sectors, he directed the merger, alignment, and operation of 5 operational units. In 2003, he was tasked to create a new business unit dedicated to the Energy domain. In 2007, he was appointed Knowledge Center Director, a business unit significantly involved in the Boeing 787 Program. During his tenure at DS, Pierre was renowned for the development of people skills and the management of motivated and efficient teams.

Appointed as General Manager of Simoneau in 2013, a manufacturer of boiler room systems, Pierre led the business transformation, driving up value creation, boosting revenue and efficiency.

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