Further projects focusing on knowledge processing and configuration resulted in the formation of ORISA GmbH together with former IBM employees in September 1994.
Based on the experiences with knowledge-based systems and building on IBM's preliminary work on a prolog programming environment, the own product orisabase was developed the future foundation for knowledge-based solutions. Further projects in configuration, knowledge management and database applications further expanded the wealth of experience in this area.
The result of the collaboration with Munich's Consultancy Rademacher & Partner was the development of the product configurator CREALIS® which supports the description, maintenance and compilation of versatile products in the manufacturing industry.
In April 1998 the shareholders of focal and ORISA decided to merge both companies.
Today the ORISA employess realize the majority of the revenue on an order and project basis. Clients such as SAP, Porsche, Siemens, Zeiss and Netzsch are synonymus with successful projects.