SOUTHPOINTE, Pa., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ANSYS, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ANSS), a global innovator of simulation software and technologies
designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that five
of its North American channel partners have merged to become SimuTech Group.
As a result of the restructuring, these long-established resellers of
technology from ANSYS will be able to provide a higher level of service and
support to existing and new customers. The newly formed company includes STI
Technologies from Rochester, New York; JLR The Engineering Solutions Co. based
in Everett, Washington and Denver, Colorado; Ohio Computer Aided Engineering
with offices in Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio; Advanced Engineering
Technologies in Atlanta, Georgia; and ROI Engineering from Toronto and
While all of SimuTech Group's offices historically have provided high-end
service and support for ANSYS engineering simulation software to their
respective customers, the combined company will allow each office to expand on
its own internal areas of expertise and reach a broader customer base. The
combined staff now offers customers a wealth of technical expertise (such as
structural or CFD) as well as industry-specific proficiency (such as
electronics, turbomachinery or aerospace).
"We are very excited to extend our level of services and support to our
combined customer base," said Ken Lally, CEO of SimuTech Group. "For some time
now, all of our offices have been working together on an informal basis. By
collectively operating as a single company, we effectively expand our pool of
resources and technical expertise to allow us to provide the most appropriate
and best level of service for each of our customers -- regardless of
geographic location or industry."
"We are fortunate that our largest distributor in North America is making
this strategic move to sustain and further build on the success of our
Company's products," said Joe Fairbanks, vice president, global sales and
support at ANSYS, Inc. "It demonstrates their commitment to provide
ever-increasing value to the ANSYS community."
About SimuTech Group, Inc.
SimuTech Group, Inc. is the largest reseller of ANSYS engineering
simulation software in North America. To complement sales and support of this
technology, the company provides training, mentoring, consulting and testing
services. With more than 60 employees, over 50 percent of staff hold advanced
degrees in fields such as engineering and sciences; many also have extensive
industry expertise, including the aerospace, turbomachinery, automotive,
electronics packaging and medical industries. Headquartered in Rochester, New
York, U.S.A., the company has eight offices in North America. Visit
http://www.SimuTechGroup.com for more information.
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 40 strategic sales locations throughout
the world, ANSYS, Inc. and its subsidiaries employ approximately 1,400 people
and distribute ANSYS products through a network of channel partners in over 40
countries. Visit http://www.ansys.com for more information.
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