Foundation in 1988
IPO in 1998
9 countries
~ 1.000 employees
~ 6.000 customers
Revenue 2022 - 162,2 Mio. Euro

CENIT is a leading IT consulting and software company with 29 locations in nine countries worldwide. Guided by the vision of being the champion for process digitalization, we enable and sustain the technological advantage of our customers.

With the aspiration to shape and enable sustainable digitalization, we support our customers from industries such as automotive, aviation, manufacturing and financial services in optimizing and transforming their digital processes.

Our successful, long-term strategic partnerships with leading IT platform providers, our own software solutions and services as well as our sector and process-specific expertise are the decisive elements in supporting the digital advancement of our customers.

Managed service offerings round out our portfolio, allowing us to guarantee high availability for our customers' business-critical workflows and data.

CENIT culture

CENIT is synonymous with change – transformation is in our company DNA. For more than 30 years, we have been supporting our customers in taking the right steps towards digitalization and implementing major changes effectively.

More than 900 employees from 30 nationalities work at CENIT, helping to make companies fit for the digital future – whether it's start-ups, medium-sized businesses or major corporations. Our staff is the driving force of our company, and our reason to be proud.

A spirit of partnership, being open to new ideas and taking joy in new challenges: these are the things that set CENIT apart. With relationships built on mutual trust, we are able to adapt to and meet the requirements of the market quickly and flexibly. We do this with a responsible, entrepreneurial approach. We value our employees, customers, partners and shareholders and aim for a lifetime partnership.

As a company, we trust in the strength of each individual and in that of our world wide team.

Our Business Units

Five business units form the strategic, operational and industry-specific expertise of CENIT. Together with the business units' own powerful solutions and software platforms, CENIT offers and implements solutions from its strategic partners SAP, Dassault Systèmes and IBM
CENIT thus provides a broad portfolio of excellent applications and many years of industry experience to drive the success of its customers in the digitization of processes.

Digital Business Services

With decades of experience in the aerospace sector, Digital Business Services improves the operational excellence of its customers through sourcing and application managed services in PLM. As an innovation driver, Digital Business Services are involved in various research and development projects to improve the efficiency of design and manufacturing processes & methods.

3DS Solutions

Recognized as the leading holistic advisor and integrator for Product Lifecycle Experience, CENIT provides the best-in-class solutions to help businesses to optimize their digital production processes. Our experts combine decades of experience with Dassault Systèmes’ standard solutions, industry-specific process, methodology and technology expertise. Beyond the 3DEXPERIENCE® Platform from Dassault Systèmes, CENIT offers quick wins and creates value to customers to be successful in their digital transformation journey.

SAP Solutions

As your partner for end2end SAP solutions along the entire value chain, we are here to develop and implement the right software solutions for you, from product development all the way to aftersales service – and we’ve been doing it for more than 30 years.

Enterprise Information Management

We are shaping the champion for document and information logistics. We enhance our Data & Content driven Dossier Solutions with Artificial Intelligence and Hybrid Cloud capabilities to support our Customers on their Process Automation Journey. We enable for a successful expansion of our partnerships with IBM due to own neutral IT consultant positioning / identity in document logistics. We offer our own software and solutions under on-cloud business models and to launch new AI-based as-a-service solutions.

Digital Factory Solutions

Digital Factory Solutions B.U. is developing and implementing FASTSUITE, a scalable 3D simulation platform for digital twins of production plants. The software helps manufacturing companies design, build, and validate their manufacturing systems before they exist, and efficiently commission and operate them when they are real. With FASTSUITE a digital twin becomes a natural part of every production plant to ensure safe and efficient production.


  1. 1988


    Company established

  2. 1994

    IBM award

    IBM's most successful CATIA business partner in Germany

  3. 1998

    Listed on the Neuer Markt

    • Revenue: 120.5 million marks, Employees: 315
  4. 2000

    CENIT Switzerland established

  5. 2001

    CENIT North America established

    Major contract from Airbus

  6. 2003

    CENIT becomes SAP Partner for PLM

    German Stock Exchange – Prime Standard

  7. 2006

    CENIT Romania established

    CENIT becomes Airbus Prime Supplier

  8. 2007

    CENIT France established

    CenProCS AIRliance GmbH established

    CENIT receives the IBM Innovation Award

  9. 2008

    cad scheffler acquisition

    • Revenue: €77.06 million, Employees: 636
  10. 2010

    Conunit acquisition

  11. 2011

    Transcat PLM AG (Switzerland) acquisition

    CENIT Japan established

  12. 2014

    SPI Numérique acquisition

  13. 2015

    Majority interest in Coristo GmbH

  14. 2017

    Keonys acquisition

    CENIT becomes the world's largest Dassault Systèmes Platinum Partner

    Majority interest in SYNOPT

    • Revenue: €151.7 million, Employees: 764
  15. 2018

    30 years of CENIT

  16. 2020

    100% integration in SynOpt acquisition

  17. 2021

    CENIT China established

  18. 2022

    New CEO

    • Peter Schneck joined the CENIT Group as a member of the Executive Board

    ISR Information Products AG aquisition

  19. 2023

    mip GmbH aquisition

    PI Informatik GmbH aquisition