American UL testing company takes maker Futuremark benchmark over




The American company UL has acquired the Finnish Futuremark. The group thus get in the market for software development and wants to invest in Futuremark to the supply of benchmark programs expand.

Futuremark logo The acquisition of Futuremark by UL in accordance with the company’s strategic importance to meet the growing demand for performance data requirements. UL is an important component of embedded software products and provides the acquisition of the ability to help customers improve the performance of products.

To UL promises to invest in software development at Futuremark, so the Finnish company to expand its offerings. In addition, UL will ensure that Futuremark can expand in the Asian market. Futuremark could continue to operate relatively independently and the 39 employees will remain with the company, including the CEO Jukka Mäkinen.

Futuremark is best known for his benchmark programs for PCs, smartphones and browsers as 3DMark, PCMark, Mark Power and Peace Keeper. UL is a large concern for certifying, among other safety systems. Validation and testing The company was founded in 1894 and has more than ten thousand employees in more than 100 countries. An acquisition amount is not known. The acquisition was completed on 31 October.


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