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STAR-SpaceClaim Integrates Design and Simulation Functions for users of SpaceClaim Engineer and STAR-CCM+

Thursday, 09 January 2014

SpaceClaim, the leading provider of flexible and affordable 3D modeling software for engineers, and CD-adapco(TM), the largest privately held CFD-focused CAE provider, announced the immediate availability of STAR-SpaceClaim. This module, developed by CD-adapco for SpaceClaim Engineer, provides native transfer of SpaceClaim models to STAR-CCM+®, preserving the data structure, part/assembly structure, naming, design parameters, and more. These capabilities eliminate downstream geometry clean-up.

“Engineers across organizations are using 3D to improve their workflow and end results. Smart technology companies are making it easier for 3D models to move between teams and allow input from many sources to improve designs before production,” said Chris Randles, SpaceClaim CEO. “CD-adapco provides excellent tools for simulation and is making it easy for engineers to apply those tools throughout the design process.”

“SpaceClaim Engineer is an easy-to-use and powerful platform for 3D model pre-processing, making it a popular choice for many of our users,” said Jean-Claude Ercolanelli, Sr. Vice President Product Management for CD-adapco. “We work hard to help our customers compress product development schedules. STAR-SpaceClaim is a big leap forward, providing streamlined workflows and the means to capture important simulation data when it is most useful.”

STAR-SpaceClaim is compatible with STAR-CCM+ v8.06, released in October 2013. More information on STAR-SpaceClaim can be found at http://www.cd-adapco.com/.

About SpaceClaim Corporation

SpaceClaim, the leading provider of 3D Direct Modeling software, develops the best direct modeling solution for engineering and manufacturing. SpaceClaim’s acclaimed software is easy to learn and use and is completely CAD-neutral. It enables engineers and other manufacturing professionals to rapidly create new designs or manipulate and edit existing 2D and 3D geometry, without the complexity of traditional CAD. Customers include Toyota Motor Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Nokia Siemens Networks, Bosch, TE Connectivity, BorgWarner, Medtronic, Lotus Cars, Sharp, Ford Motor Company, LG Electronics, Eaton, K2 Medical Systems, Emhart Glass, Carl Zeiss, General Dynamics, and the U.S. Navy. SpaceClaim is privately held and backed by Borealis Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Needham Capital. For more information on SpaceClaim, please visit www.spaceclaim.com.


About CD-adapco

CD-adapco (http://www.cd-adapco.com) is the world's largest privately held CFD focused CAE provider. Our core products are the technology-leading simulation packages, STAR-CCM+ and STAR-CD. The scope of our activities, however, extends well beyond CFD software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in fluid dynamics, heat transfer and structural engineering. Our ongoing mission is to "inspire innovation and reduce costs through the application of engineering simulation software and services."

A privately owned company, CD-adapco has maintained 17% organic year-on-year growth over the last 5 years. CD-adapco employs 850 talented individuals, working at 30 different offices across the globe.