15 Jan ANSYS Acquires Additive Manufacturing Simulation Leader 3DSIM
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 15, 2017 —ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS), the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced today that it has acquired 3DSIM, the developer of premier additive manufacturing simulation technology. The acquisition of 3DSIM gives ANSYS the industry’s only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Additive manufacturing is the fastest-growing engineering market segment. While it has the potential to transform the industrial manufacturing landscape, companies have several hurdles to overcome before they can broadly replace existing manufacturing methods. Printing metal is particularly challenging because it often involves a laser, which optimizes the metal’s density for each application
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