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December 15, 2010 08:00 ET

Advanced Manufacturing Institute in Malaysia Teams With MSC.Software to Deliver Advanced Training for Aerospace Engineering Curriculum

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2010) - MSC.Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Advanced Manufacturing Institute in Malaysia has been using MSC.Software solutions including MD Nastran and Patran as the basis for delivering advanced training and education in the aerospace engineering curriculum.

The Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) is one of Malaysia's leading aerospace engineering tertiary institutes engaged in extensive training, research and consulting that addresses the unique needs of aviation, aerospace, and related industries. AMI is considered to be one of the cradles for Malaysia's aerospace industry. AMI has been partnering with MSC.Software as one of the hand-picked providers for its engineering software solutions in providing a curriculum that is both flexible and efficient for its multiple aerospace disciplines and well integrated with industry market requirements.

"Malaysian aerospace manufacturing is a fast growing industry and has been a significant contributor to the Malaysian economy. With further government initiatives targeted at developing the aerospace industry in preparation for the high-income economic era, the industry requires more skilled manpower in various disciplines including design, manufacturing, maintenance, overhaul and repair," said Puan Jasmin Baba, Chief Operating Officer, Advanced Manufacturing Institute. "MSC.Software's proven leadership in the aerospace industry has immediate as well as future value to the group and is mapped to key corporate initiatives at AMI."

"The Advanced Manufacturing Institute in Malaysia has risen to the challenge in preparing a new leadership that will address the needs of the aerospace engineering requirements in the next five years. The industry not only requires students to be equipped with leading engineering software skills but also demands that graduates be work-ready directly upon employment. MSC.Software is proud to be able to meet these challenges with AMI," said Alias Isa, regional director, ASEAN and Australia, New Zealand, MSC.Software.

About Advanced Manufacturing Institute
The Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) is dedicated to the provision of quality training & education programs, technology management, knowledge transfer, advisory services and R&D facilities & services to Malaysian companies for the incorporation of advanced manufacturing technologies. The collaboration partners of AMI for the human capital development program known as LEADER Aerospace include Spirit Aerosystem (M), Strand Aerospace (M), Composite Technology Research Malaysia (CTRM), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and University Science Malaysia. For more information on AMI, please visit www.ami.net.my.

About MSC.Software
MSC.Software is the worldwide 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 is a global company with offices in 20 countries. For additional information about MSC.Software's products and services, please visit www.mscsoftware.com.

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