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About
Altium

Our software tools empower and connect PCB designers, part suppliers and manufacturers to develop and manufacture electronics products faster and more efficiently than ever before.

With the addition of our new cloud platform Altium 365, Altium’s leading PCB design software moves into a whole new dimension, creating seamless collaboration across the entire PCB design process.

Our software tools empower and connect PCB designers, part suppliers and manufacturers to develop and manufacture electronics products faster and more efficiently than ever before.

With the addition of our new cloud platform Altium 365, Altium’s leading PCB design software moves into a whole new dimension, creating seamless collaboration across the entire PCB design process.

Altium has 35 years of continuous R&D in PCB design

Altium has spent 35 years at the forefront of PCB design and has launched the world’s first digital platform for the design and realization of electronics.

Altium is focused on the Rule of 50

We will strive to adhere to the Rule of 50 (% revenue growth + % EBITDA margin ≥ 50) with a commitment to achieve double-digit sales & revenue growth each year.

Altium has global diversified earnings

Our revenue is comprised of 49% Americas, 32% Europe, 13% Emerging Markets and 6% Asia Pacific.

Altium has a straightforward capital structure

We are debt-free, believe in maintaining a clean balance sheet and expense all R&D costs.

Altium revenue is underpinned by subscription

75% of total revenue is subscription-based, with over 55,900 subscriptions globally, and over 19,700 active users on Altium 365.

Altium maintains transparency with the market and its investors through its flight path to 2025.

Targets are $500 million in revenue and 100,000 subscribers.

FY21 is considered “pre-vaccine”, FY22 is “transitional” and FY23 and beyond mark a return to a normalized environment.

Altium is committed to pursuing dominance and transformation of the electronics industry

We continue to increase Altium Designer seats by double-digit annual rates, seeking dominance for what is already the most widely-used professional PCB design tool on the planet. Bringing this customer base onto Altium 365, the world’s first digital platform for design and realization of electronics hardware, has the potential to transform the entire industry.

Altium is well positioned for future growth

Electronics are the heart of intelligent systems and PCBs are central to the design and realization of electronics and smart connected products. Our tools and platform accelerate those innovation cycles and create digital continuity to connect industry value chains.

Our
History

Altium’s rich history began in 1985 as one of the world’s first PCB design tool providers. Since our early days, we’ve grown into a global market leader with the #1 PCB software tool in use today.

2022
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Released Altium Designer 22 with new features to select available parts, reduce manual design tasks, share design files across extended teams, and collaborate with manufacturers from within the Altium 365 workspace.

2021
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TASKING is sold for $110M to FSN Capital. Altium divests this embedded software (compiler) business unit to concentrate focus on accelerating the adoption of its cloud platform Altium 365 for dominance and industry transformation.

2020
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Altium initiates its Netflix Moment reorganization, separating CAD software from the Cloud business and bifurcating sales organization into high-volume digital and high-touch value sales teams. CAD business drives dominance and Cloud business drives transformation.

2020
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Altium introduces Altium 365 for agile collaboration and design sharing in the cloud. The fall release of the Pro level supports component management and structured collaboration.

2019
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Altium acquires Gumstix, a manufacturer of computing hardware applications for embedded devices and systems. Its unique browser-based, modular design environment enables customers to design and order production boards in a matter of minutes with no engineering required.

2018
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Altium acquires PCB:NG, an online turnkey PCB assembler based in Brooklyn with a technology to provide instantaneous DFM for low-volume/high-mix orders. This acquisition furthers Altium’s ability to connect the design space to the manufacturing floor by bringing a PCBA in-house.

2018
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Altium launches NEXUS 1.0, a team-based, cloud-enabled PCB design solution. This solution includes design collaboration, managed data (library and design), and process automation and workflow controls.

2017
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Altium acquires Upverter, a cloud-based, collaborative hardware design tool with a 45,000-user base and an intuitive user experience for engineers, makers, hobbyists and students who are not professional, trained electrical engineers – and EEConcierge, a paid design services group that creates symbols, footprints, and 3D models for parts.

2016
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Altium partners with Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS to deliver a specialized version of their PCB design software for SolidWorks users and ECAD/MCAD integration - SolidWorks PCB.

2015
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Altium acquires two companies - Octopart, the #1 electronic parts search engine in the world and Ciiva, a cloud-based electronics parts management platform.

2014
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Aram Mirkazemi is appointed Chief Executive Officer, Altium moves its headquarters to California, USA and the company successfully raises $44M of capital on ASX.

2006
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Altium launches Altium Designer 6, the world’s first Native 3D PCB design software.

1999
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Altium successfully completes an IPO and becomes a publicly- listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

1991
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Altium moves its HQ to the USA and launches Protel for Windows, the world’s first Microsoft Windows-based PCB design system.

1985
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Nick Martin founds the company by creating the first version of Altium Designer, Protel PCB

Our
Portfolio

Software tools to empower and connect PCB designers, part suppliers and manufacturers to develop and manufacture electronics products faster and more efficiently than ever before.

Altium Designer

Altium Designer

Our flagship product is the world’s most-trusted PCB design system due to its ease and power. Altium Designer places engineers in a truly unified design environment, enabling them to effortlessly connect with every facet of the electronics design process.

Altium 365

Altium 365

With the addition of Altium 365, the leading PCB design software in the world moves into a whole new dimension, creating seamless collaboration across the entire PCB design process.

Our
Leadership

Altium’s team of experienced leaders combine deep knowledge and expertise within the Electronic Design Automation industry with responsible public company management

Board of Directors Executive Leadership

Altium
Core Values

The Genius of AND. The only way to make the “The Genius of AND” work is through Ingenuity supported by Transparency, Agility, Adaptability and Perseverance.

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Product

Regular Product Releases
and Delivering Next
Generation Products

Sales

High Volume Selling
and Sophisticated
Value Proposition

Finance

Growing Revenue
Strongly and Expanding
Profit Margin

People

Diversity in Thinking
and Aligned in Action
and Purpose

Our Customers

Our customers rely on our design solutions to accelerate
their innovation cycles. See the stories of how Altium
is instrumental in our customers’ successes.