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Softtek Acquires SAP Specialist SCAi

Acquisition boosts Softtek’s capabilities to serve vital, highly regulated industries, including Automotive, Pharma, Personal Care, Chemical and Metal

MONTERREY, Mexico – August 13, 2012 – Softtek, founder of the nearshore industry and leading global IT services provider dedicated to maximizing the value of business applications, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Mexico-based SCAi, a leading provider of specialized SAP-based industry solutions, and VTEC Group Inc., its U.S. subsidiary. The strategic deal will advance Softtek’s capabilities to bring on-premise and cloud-based solutions to highly regulated manufacturing industries.

With this acquisition, Softtek adds significant intellectual property and expertise for accelerated solutions. SCAi, a SAP Certified Partner Center of Expertise, holds five SAP certified solutions: JIT Supplier Automotive®, PharmaLAB®, PCare®, ChemQ® and eMetal® which all accelerate solution implementation for the automotive, pharmaceutical, personal care, chemical and metal industries, respectively.

“Our clients demand high ROI solutions with a combination of process expertise, a thorough understanding of industry regulatory compliance, and knowledge of SAP technology, the preferred technology platform for these industries,” said Blanca Treviño, president & CEO of Softtek. “SCAi brings an extraordinary set of features to provide the perfect complement to our global SAP practice.”

For over twenty years, SCAi has gained a strong reputation as a committed provider of business technology solutions. Moreover, as a SAP partner for 13 plus years, the company has completed more than 100 successful projects in Mexico, the U.S. and Europe.

Oscar Valdes, founder and CEO of SCAi said, “As a result of this integration, our client base will benefit from accelerated solutions and ongoing support and evolution, due to Softtek’s robust maintenance and support practice.” He continued, “Softtek’s service model and global footprint, including its Nearshore portfolio of services, represent a very compelling proposition.”

Valdes will continue heading market development efforts for Softtek’s SAP solutions for the aforementioned industries, while further developing technology and business solution efforts, including public and private cloud solutions.

The newly acquired capabilities add to Softtek’s strong SAP practice of 1,500 consultants and 550 implementations. The company’s SAP strengths feature strong coverage in Latin America, industry-recognized shared services capabilities for support and maintenance, as well as unmatched expertise as a nearshore provider for the U.S. market.

About Softtek:
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT services with more than 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries.  Through on-site, on-shore and its’ trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and leader of the nearshore industry. Visit, follow @Softtek, connect with Softtek on LinkedIn and read Softtek’s blog.

About SCAi:
For over 20 years, SCAi, has transferred IT expertise and knowledge to help companies develop their own key competitive skills for their specific markets. With service and sales offices in Mexico (Mexico City, Monterrey) and in the USA (Austin, Texas), and with 100+ successful SAP projects delivered, SCAi and VTEC Group provide certified and specialized SAP consulting in the USA and Mexico as well as its SAP-qualified specific vertical solutions.

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Alejandro Camino
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Gilberto Romero
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