AIRBUS SELECTS ALTAIR HYPERWORKS OPTISTRUCT FOR A350XWB.Altair Engineering Altair Engineering is a product design and development, engineering software and grid computing software company. Altair was founded by Jim Scapa, George Christ, and Mark Kistner in 1985. Over its history, it has had various locations near Detroit, Michigan, USA. , Inc., Troy, Mich., a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, has announced that Airbus, one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers, has chosen Altair's OptiStruct advanced topological optimization software Free and Open Source software
"The Airbus decision confirms that OptiStruct has become the de-facto standard tool for topological optimization within the aerospace industry," said Dr. Michael Hoffmann, vice president of Business Development and Marketing Europe, Altair Engineering.
Altair Engineering will provide the HyperWorks software suite to Airbus sites located in Toulouse, France; Filton, United Kingdom; Hamburg/Bremen, Germany; and Getafe, Spain. Airbus is an EADS EADS European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V.
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About HyperWorks OptiStruct
Altair OptiStruct is a highly advanced finite-element-based software for both structural analysis and design optimization. OptiStruct is used to design, evaluate and improve performance of mechanical structures.
About Altair Engineering
Altair Engineering, Inc. strengthens client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held with more than 1,200 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , South America South America, fourth largest continent (1991 est. pop. 299,150,000), c.6,880,000 sq mi (17,819,000 sq km), the southern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for product design, advanced engineering software and grid computing technologies, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to more than 3,000 customers in a broad range of industries.
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