Houston, Texas (January 25th, 2022) – Computer Engineering, Inc., a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. [TSX:CSU], is pleased to announce it has acquired Engineering Physics Services, Inc., dba Paulin Research Group (“PRG”), with headquarters in Houston, TX.

PRG is a global provider of market leading Finite Element Analysis software such as NozzlePro, FEPipe, and FEATools serving the pressure equipment and piping industries for over 25 years.

“We welcome Tony Paulin and the team at PRG. They have built a critical software package that reduces material and labor costs while increasing safety and reliability of pressure systems around the world. We look forward to strengthening the integration of our mutual products, offering the most holistic pressure equipment design solution in the industry.” said Mike Hartnett, CEI CEO.

About Paulin Research Group. In 1991, Mr. Paulin founded PRG to apply the latest FEA technology to the pressure vessel and piping industries. PRG has enjoyed a steady and stable growth and expanded its products and features through physical testing and sheer tenacity.

About Computer Engineering, Inc. Headquartered in the Kansas City area, with offices in Houston and the United Kingdom, CEI brings pressure equipment design and fabrication software to a global industry supporting the backbone of Energy, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Food/Beverage, Construction, and Heavy Equipment.

About Vela Vela is a global provider of software solutions to several vertical industries. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software, Vela acquires, manages, and builds specific software businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical software solutions. Vela companies invest in becoming leaders in their industries and to better serve their customers. We help companies improve their operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek acquisitions that can strengthen their market position.