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SamsonVT opens Polish tech centre following $5.1m funding win

SamsonVT's Sam Burgess

Aftermarket tech specialist SamsonVT has announced the opening of its European Centre of Technology in Poland.

The new Warsaw office will support the continued development of SamsonVT’s aftermarket sales platform Partful and 3D work instructions platform Workflo.

After successfully hiring the core technology team in Warsaw earlier this year, SamsonVT is now set to double its headcount, having already more than doubled its UK workforce to 40 since last year. The new office will be headed up by Lead Developer Oscar Skuteli and overseen by new CTO John Ward, a 20-year veteran of the software engineering industry and 3D graphics expert, who is now responsible for enhancing SamsonVT’s aftermarket SaaS portfolio as the company expands into international markets.

Ward said: “The launch of our new Poland office is a significant milestone in our global growth. It is granting us access to a highly skilled talent pool and providing us with a presence in the EU. This is helping us to work closely with major European manufacturers as we continue to develop Partful and Workflo. As adoption of these revolutionary platforms grows, our long-term plan is to expand this European Centre of Technology as SamsonVT becomes a leading global SaaS platform.”

Sam Burgess, CEO of SamsonVT, said: “We’ve been planning this step into Europe for some time and it’s great to finally have a solid presence on the ground. This base of operations may be new but it is already demonstrating its value and helping us hold more detailed conversations with several global manufacturers based in Germany and other European countries. It’s an exciting time for us as we look improve the aftermarket experience and help global manufacturers enhance their customer service.”

The Manchester-based start-up received $5.1m is seed funding earlier in 2022, and has been steadily expanding its technical and customer service teams in preparation for global growth.

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