DENSO Selects ANSYS FEM Software to Accelerate Product Development and Drive Down Costs
Released : 10 Aug 2011
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) announced that DENSO, a worldwide automotive supplier, has selected ANSYS® FEM software to standardize and expedite product development globally, enabling the company to cut costs and boost competitiveness in a tough marketplace. DENSO will use the CAE software to increase efficiency and enhance product quality across its portfolio, which includes automotive powertrains, advanced electronics, thermal systems, refrigerators and air conditioners.
DENSO underwent a rigorous benchmarking process in choosing ANSYS, then selected the solution because of its advanced analytical abilities for structural linear, nonlinear and dynamics analysis; its ability to model with elements, its library of material models and equation solvers; and its scalability in efficiently modeling a range of engineering problems and scenarios. DENSO found the support provided by long-term ANSYS channel partner Cybernet Systems especially valuable.
"Since the 2009 financial crisis, competition in the automotive industry has become fierce," said Shigeru Akaike, general manager, CAE design promotion, DENSO. "To achieve the levels of quality and efficiency necessary to thrive against global competition, we need to ensure that we have best-in-class simulation software capabilities. With ANSYS, we are equipped with the right tools to expedite our product design and development process and ensure product quality and integrity. Crucially, this will afford us a competitive advantage as the automotive sector continues to face uncertain times."
"The automotive industry certainly faces an unprecedented number of challenges," said HansKurt Lubberstedt, vice president of Asia operations, ANSYS. "In response to this, companies need to become more agile and work smarter to preserve margins and achieve growth. ANSYS will provide DENSO's engineers with advanced analytical capabilities to understand exactly how their products will perform in the real world prior to manufacture, helping to save substantial costs, boost speed to market and increase product integrity."
About DENSO Corporation
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electric, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 35 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs approximately 120,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, totaled US $37.7 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.3 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.
About Cybernet Systems
Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, provides cutting-edge software solution services in the scientific computation field, especially CAE software. Cybernet offers software, educational service, technical support and consulting for various industries and applications such as electric, transportation, machinery, precision equipment, medical, academic and research institutes. Cybernet offers a wide variety and global level of software like mechanical analysis, acoustic analysis, structural analysis, control system analysis, communication system analysis, signal processing, optical design, illumination analysis, electronic circuit design, versatile visualization processing, medical image processing and fulfilling various customers' needs. For more information, go to www.cybernet.co.jp.
About ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. The Company focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop, providing a common platform for fast, efficient and cost-conscious product development, from design concept to final-stage testing and validation. The Company and its global network of channel partners provide sales, support and training for customers. Headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., with more than 60 strategic sales locations throughout the world, ANSYS and its subsidiaries employ over 2,000 people and distribute ANSYS products through a network of channel partners in over 40 countries. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.
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