Snecma Standardizes on ANSYS Workbench Technology

Released : 27 Sep 2010

Leading Global Aircraft Manufacturer Selects ANSYS for Corporate-Wide Product Development

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- French aerospace manufacturer Snecma (Safran group) plans to develop more innovative aircraft and rocket engine designs at a faster pace with its recent selection of software from ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS).

Snecma is deploying ANSYS(R) Workbench(TM) as its standard simulation environment to support a corporate-wide product initiative as it develops civil and military airplane engines, launch vehicles and satellites. The technology from ANSYS enables customers to optimize designs throughout the development process, especially in the early stages when changes can be efficiently and cost-effectively implemented.

The aerospace company plans to leverage the open architecture of the ANSYS Workbench framework, relying on the technology for all its computer-aided engineering solver interfaces and to reach an optimized design of Snecma products in terms of performance, cost and robustness. Through a strong collaboration with ANSYS, Snecma was able to establish a product development baseline and measure the value that the ANSYS Workbench platform will add to existing processes, thus creating the foundation for a long-term partnership between the two organizations.

ANSYS Workbench offers close integration with computer-aided design (CAD) systems, robust meshing and an open data exchange framework, providing Snecma with a seamless analysis environment.

"Snecma will realize the benefits that can be achieved by applying numerical simulation upstream in its product development processes. Through the use of ANSYS software, the organization can look into innovation as a best practice, while concurrently reducing time to market," said Josh Fredberg, vice president, marketing at ANSYS.

About ANSYS, Inc.

ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. 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, Pa., U.S.A., with more than 60 strategic sales locations throughout the world, ANSYS, Inc. and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,600 people and distribute ANSYS products through a network of channel partners in 40+ countries. Visit for more information.

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