May 30 2023

The Swiss company, Plantformance AG raises a growth equity round with Saint-Gobain

Zurich, Switzerland, May 30, 2023 - The Swiss manufacturing hardware & software scale-up Plantformance completes its first growth equity round with the corporate venturing arm of Nova, by Saint-Gobain.


Nova by Saint-Gobain takes a minority stake in Plantformance. The Swiss scale-up and Saint-Gobain share the same vision on performance, maximizing efficiency and sustainability goals for the manufacturing industry.


A fast-growing company founded in 2017, Plantformance provides high-performance manufacturing, with a secured hardware & software development solution on-site or into the Cloud.


Plantformance has commercialized its solutions and products on 4 continents, with large industrial groups. This round will continue to boost growth of its business development while strengthening its talent pool - to further grow Plantformance products and solutions globally while facilitating the manufacturing industry to adapt to the next IT efficiency and security levels.


Plantformance team

The two co-founders, Dominique Wille (CEO) and Rok Zupan (CTO), have the same vision and mission on manufacturing automation efficiency processes. The company is now strengthening its team and rolling out its products and solutions on a larger global scale with new and large clients.


Following this round of financing, the company Plantformance integrates into its board of directors: Raphaël Viard, VP & CDIO at Saint-Gobain High Performance Solutions.


About Plantformance

Plantformance provides manufacturing performance, with an integrated secured on-site or cloud solution, including hardware,software and services for any kind of industrial applications -Scada, MES, IoT.

● 4 continents, 20 countries

● Operates & maintains ~200 “FactoryBrain” servers on-site

● Managed 2 million real time signals and interfaces for 40+ enterprise solutions

For more information about Plantformance, visit and follow us on LinkedIn @plantformance


About Saint-Gobain

Worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures

and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance. The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”.


● €51.2 billion in sales in 2022

● 168,000 employees, locations in 75 countries

● Committed to achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050

For more information about Saint-Gobain, visit and follow us on Twitter @saintgobain


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