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MSC.Software

June 22, 2010 08:00 ET

MSC.Software and Simufact Strengthen Partnership to Provide Integrated Solutions for Simulating Manufacturing Processes

Respected CAE Simulation Software Leaders Join Forces to Provide Customers With Enhanced Manufacturing Simulation Applications

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2010) -  MSC.Software, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced an expanded partnership with Simufact to continue licensing MSC's software technology in order to produce superior simulation software for manufacturing engineers.

According to this agreement, Simufact, a leader in solutions that simulate metal forming and other manufacturing processes, will continue to power their leading Simufact.forming application with MSC Marc and MSC Dytran nonlinear CAE technologies, both used by product engineers around the world. The MSC products will also power the forthcoming Simufact.welding product to be released this summer.

"We are very excited about our partnership with Simufact," said John Janevic, VP of Strategic Operations at MSC.Software. "Both companies have years of experience in the simulation software industry and therefore together can deliver even more value to our customers. We are very excited about the new applications that Simufact will be introducing this year, which embed MSC solutions for simulating critical manufacturing processes."

Michael Wohlmuth, Managing Director of Simufact Engineering GmbH, also agrees. "It is important to take advantage of opportunities that will improve the ability for engineers to simulate complex manufacturing processes using computer based methods. Our partnership with MSC is beneficial to product manufacturers as our combined solutions continue to propel technological improvements in this growing area while enabling us to consistently exceed customer expectations."

About Simufact Engineering GmbH
The Hamburg, Germany-based Simufact Engineering GmbH supports its customers as a solution provider for production technology, offering optimization and production process design by process simulation. In addition, Simufact Engineering GmbH provides optimization of formed parts through structural analysis. With Simufact.forming, Simufact Engineering GmbH generates and markets a global industry solution for metal forming. The company also specializes in service, offering individual solutions to customers' production problems using state-of-the-art CAE tools. Training and technical support for software use complete Simufact's offerings. Simufact customers come from all areas of bulk metal forming technology: forging, cold massive forming, rolling, sheet metal forming and mechanical joining. For more information, please visit www.simufact.com.

About MSC.Software
MSC.Software is a global leader of multidiscipline simulation solutions that help companies improve quality, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products. MSC.Software works with thousands of companies worldwide to develop better products faster with simulation technology, software, and services. MSC.Software employs 1,000 people in 23 countries. For additional information about MSC.Software's products and services, please visit www.mscsoftware.com.

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