October 17, 2005 09:01 ET

Maplesoft Expands Distribution to China; CCA Engineering Simulation Software Joins Maplesoft's Distributor Network

WATERLOO, Ontario--(CCNMatthews - Oct 17, 2005) -

Maplesoft™, the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science and mathematics, announced today that CCA Engineering Simulation Software will represent Maplesoft in China. Responding to the growing international demand for advanced mathematical and analytical software, CCA Engineering Simulation Software will sell Maplesoft technical productivity tools to scientists, engineers and educators.

"CCA Engineering Simulation Software is a cornerstone of Maplesoft's long-term growth," said Jim Cooper, president and CEO of Maplesoft. "China is rapidly emerging as one of the world's largest markets and Maplesoft will leverage CCA Engineering Simulation Software's expertise and relationships to better service the growing number of scientists and engineers, and the millions of university students who rely on 'best in class' mathematics and analytical software."

Located in Shanghai, CCA Engineering Simulation Software is the joint venture of Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd., a leading provider of cutting-edge technology software solutions in technological computation fields, and CADFEM International AG. CCA Engineering Simulation Software was established in 2004 to provide computer aided engineering (CAE) products, training, analysis, consultation and other integrated solutions.

Yoichi Nagashima, president and general manager of CCA Engineering Simulation Software said, "We look forward to working with Maplesoft to provide the Chinese user community with the advanced capabilities of Maple. In addition to providing customer support, we plan to facilitate a variety of training days and local seminars that teach engineers, scientists, mathematicians, educators and students how to use Maplesoft's technical productivity tools. Maplesoft offers the most advanced mathematical and analytical software on the market, and we believe Chinese engineers, scientists and mathematicians will greatly benefit from its use."

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About Maplesoft

Maplesoft is a leading developer and provider of interactive mathematical software. Its suite of products includes Maple, the most powerful and intuitive tool for solving complex mathematical problems and creating rich, executable technical documents; MapleNet, a Web-based platform for sharing Maple content for collaboration and e-learning; and Maple T.A., a Web-based system for creating tests, assignments and exercises, automatically assessing student responses and performance. Its standards-compliant algorithms are renowned for their speed, accuracy and reliability. In addition, Maplesoft leads the market with innovations that make the management of technical knowledge - whether in industry, or in a classroom - more effective and efficient. Over two million users at thousands of organizations benefit from advanced Maple technology. The Maplesoft commercial customer base includes Boeing, Bosch, Canon and NASA. Additionally, virtually every major university and research institute in the world, including MIT, Stanford, Oxford and Waterloo, has adopted Maplesoft products to enhance its education and research activities. For more information, visit

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