Engineering simulation software leader makes list for fourth consecutive year
The Forbes 200 list comprises financially solid small-cap businesses. Selection criteria limited ranking to companies that showed a growth of at least 5 percent in sales, return on investment and earnings per share over the last 12 months and the last five years. This year's list is dominated by health and medical companies, with computer software businesses comprising just 6 percent of the list. ANSYS is the only computer software company in Pennsylvania included in the list.
"It is a great privilege to be named to the Forbes 200 for the fourth consecutive year. For ANSYS, it reaffirms that our strategic vision is working - one that focuses on customers and fuels our drive to develop innovative technology continually," said Jim Cashman, president and CEO at ANSYS, Inc. "Our ranking among other dynamic companies is a testament to our employees and partners, who have a passion for making the vision a reality."
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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. Headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., with more than 25 strategic sales locations throughout the world, ANSYS, Inc. and its subsidiaries employ approximately 600 people and distribute ANSYS products through a network of channel partners in over 40 countries. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.
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