Hexagon acquires AMendate to shape the generative design market

New technology enables MSC Software to significantly decrease time-to-print for Additive Manufacturing

24 iunie 2019

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division today announced that Hexagon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AMendate, a German-based start-up providing simulation software solutions that support the generation and optimisation of designs for additive manufacturing. AMendate will join Hexagon’s MSC Software business, a global leader in computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software and services.

With this acquisition, MSC is positioned to offer its customers a paradigm shift away from general purpose optimisation technologies to an innovative, purpose built software solution for additive manufacturing. Enabling the efficient production of highly complex components and providing customers with numerous benefits, from material-saving, weight reduction and efficient, cost-effective production. AMendate’s technology eliminates the inefficient manual effort that significantly slows today’s workflows, allowing work steps to be completed in days that would otherwise take several weeks. 

“The AMendate acquisition directly addresses a major obstacle during design for companies shifting to additive manufacturing processes,” said Paolo Guglielmini, CEO, MSC Software. “It enhances our Smart Factory solutions by minimising time-to-print. We are proud to welcome AMendate to the MSC team, and we look forward to what we will accomplish together.”

“With MSC being one of the most renowned developers for software solutions in CAE, we are incredibly excited to introduce our generative design technology to its customers,” said Dr. Thomas Reiher, CEO & Co-Founder, AMendate GmbH. “The integration of AMendate's software in MSC's established simulation technologies such as Simufact and MSC Apex will enable us to further enhance our technology even faster and make its benefits available to a global audience.”

AMendate was founded in 2018 by a team of experienced researchers from Paderborn University and the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) in Paderborn, an industrial/academic consortium started in 2008 by Boeing, EOS, and other commercial partners.

The AMendate transaction is expected to close early third quarter and subject to customary closing conditions.

Despre Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence oferă suport producătorilor din industrie să dezvolte tehnologiile importante din ziua de azi și produsele capabile să schimbe ziua de mâine. Ca un specialist în soluții de top de metrologie și fabricare, competența noastră în analizare, gândire și acționare – colectarea, analizarea și utilizarea activă a datelor măsurate – oferă clienților noștri încrederea necesară pentru creșterea vitezei de producție și accelerarea productivității, îmbunătățind calitatea produsului.

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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence este parte a companiei Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), un furnizor de top la nivel mondial de tehnologii ale informațiilor care impulsionează calitatea și productivitatea în aplicațiile industriale și geospațiale ale întreprinderilor.
 

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