DEM Solutions develops, markets and sells EDEM® - the leading Discrete Element Method (DEM) software for bulk material flow simulation.
EDEM is used for ‘virtual testing’ of equipment that handles or processes bulk materials in the manufacturing of mining, construction, off-highway and agricultural machinery, as well as in the mining and process industries.
First released in 2006, EDEM is powered by the Company’s state-of-the-art DEM simulation technology, and it is also the underlying technology platform for EDEM BulkSim® and EDEM Academic™ software.
Companies worldwide that handle or process bulk materials such as coal, ores, soil, pellets, and powders deploy EDEM technology to:
*optimize equipment design and performance
*enhance product innovation
*increase productivity and operational efficiencies for greater profitability
*improve understanding of complex bulk particle systems
Founded in 2003, DEM Solutions is a global company headquartered in Edinburgh (UK) with offices in Boston (USA), Yokohama (Japan) and Shenzhen (China) supporting direct sales in Europe, Americas, Japan, China, and Australia, and channel sales in the rest of the world. DEM Solutions also works with a network of industry-expert engineering service partners worldwide supporting customers in deployment of EDEM simulation technology to address engineering challenges involving bulk particles.

Edinburgh, GB
Size (employees)
46 (est)
EDEM Simulation was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, GB
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EDEM Simulation Office Locations

EDEM Simulation has an office in Edinburgh
Edinburgh, GB (HQ)
49 Queen St
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EDEM Simulation Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$5.8 m

Latest funding size

$3.98 m

Time since last funding

11 years ago


EDEM Simulation's latest funding round in May 2007 was reported to be $4 m. In total, EDEM Simulation has raised $5.8 m

EDEM Simulation Financials

EDEM Simulation's revenue was reported to be £3.26 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3.3 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

2.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

18.2 k

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

(17 k)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(49.2 k)

Cash (4-Feb-2018)

605.2 k
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2.6 m2.4 m2.9 m3.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

376.8 k381.3 k569.8 k655.1 k

Gross profit

2.3 m2 m2.3 m2.6 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

62.1 k27.8 k30.8 k18.2 k

Income Taxes Paid

13.2 k55.2 k57.2 k
GBPY, 2017


76.7 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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