SOURCE: Noran Engineering, Inc.

November 20, 2007 00:00 ET

Year-End Nastran Promotion Features Advantages on Technical and Business Merits

WESTMINSTER, CA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2007) - Noran Engineering, Inc. (NEi), a leading developer of engineering analysis and simulation software, announced a special promotion on its software portfolio with pricing designed to assist companies with end-of-year budgets to close. NEi's portfolio of software featuring the latest release of NEi Nastran V9.13 for high end Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is included. Packages are available that can provide up to 20% cost savings. The new software has innovative features aimed at simulations that typically are difficult from the standpoint of man-hours and complexity. These include:

--  Automated Impact Analysis for transient impact studies and drop
--  Hyperelastic Material Model for simulating large strain, rubber like
--  Linear Surface Contact for performing true surface-to-surface contact
    analysis in a linear static solution
--  Automated Surface Contact and Weld Generation
--  3D Composite Solid Element
--  64-Bit Large Model Capability

Julia Oien, Director of Sales for Noran Engineering, commented on the engineering and financial aspects of the promotion, "The capabilities in NEi Nastran V9.13, in combination with the year-end promotional pricing, reflect a singular focus on the analysis and simulation segment of the engineering software market by addressing both the technical and special business needs of this market space."

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About Noran Engineering, Inc.

Noran Engineering, Inc. is the developer of NEi Nastran engineering analysis and simulation software, used by companies worldwide in aerospace, automotive, maritime, military, petrochemical, medical, electronics and consumer products for reducing development time and cost, quality assurance, and optimizing designs through virtual testing of structures for stress, thermal, and dynamic loads.

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