ASCON Group Announces the Release of KOMPAS-3D English!
KOMPAS 3D - the most popular CAD Solution in Russia and CIS is now available for customers all over the world.
... June 2006, RUSSIA, St-Petersburg – ASCON Group, the leading Russian vendor of CAD/CAM/PDM Solutions announces the immediate availability of the English release of its major solution for 3D mechanical design - KOMPAS-3D (Version 8 Plus). KOMPAS 3D provides classic framework for three-dimensional parametric solid modelling, as well as variety of add-on features for reducing the period of products designing and launching them into production as fast as possible.
«KOMPAS 3D has been developed in Russia and one of the key feature of the solution is the use of its own mathematical core and parametric technologies developed by ASCON specialists. Russian experts are widely known for its high mathematical, engineering and programming skills, - said Alexander Golikov, CEO of ASCON Group. - that is why for over 15 years KOMPAS maintains the highest rating positions in face of ever increasing competition of the different CAD Solutions in Russia and Eastern Europe».
ASCON works very closely with its customers in order to constantly enhance and add new features to the software. As a result, KOMPAS today combines the latest design technologies, innovative, easy-to-use and learn features, speed and accuracy of modeling, ISO and GOST standard templates, variety of import/export tools (IDXF, DWG, IGES, SAT, XT, STEP, VRML, STL, å-Drawings and other formats) that provides favourable functioning of complexes containing various CAD/CAM/CAE systems. Being a part of such corporate complexes solving optimisation problems for the design and process production preparation, KOMPAS-3D also interacts with different PDM/PLM systems, used by customer.
KOMPAS became de facto standard for thousands Russian enterprises, the solution is widely being used at the worldwide concerns and international companies. Namely among the KOMPAS users are GAZPROM, LUKOIL subsidiaries, Mittal Steel Temirtau, Ingersoll-Rand, Elcoteq and many others. ASCON Solutions are also very much in demand among the enterprises of the defence industry, such as: “Moscow Machine Building Production Plant “SALUT” (enterprise for the production, maintenance, repair of aircraft engines), JSC "Concern "Izhmash (the largest firearms producer in Russia, designer and producer of weapons), Russian Aircraft Corporation "MiG" (the first national aircraft manufacturer) and many others.
The combination of KOMPAS' productivity together with its value price point and easy to use and learn functionality will became the favorite choice for companies around the world.
«KOMPAS-3D converting functions and its compatibility with other formats allow us to accomplish one of the most important project – plane live support system design», – notes Olga Zemtsova, Chief Engineer of the Russian Aircraft Corporation «MIG».
"While choosing software for computer aided design we research a lot of differnt solutions existing on the market and have decided in favor of KOMPAS 3D, provided by ASCON Group. KOMPAS-3D differs from other solutions by its easy-to-learn and use functionality, high quality of user specifications, wide range of corporate databases, optimal price point and low maintenance costs" - said Alexander Orlov, Head of the mechanization department at OAO "SEVERSTAL".
Petr Kovachev, Director of LUKOIL NEFTOCHIM BOURGAS Institute notes: «KOMPAS proved itself as reliable solution that able to solve the very broad tasks range in the field of mechanical CAD».
About ASCON Group
ASCON Group (
www.ascon.ru) - is one of the leading CAD/PDM developers and integrators on the Russian and CIS member countries market. It was founded in St. Petersburg in 1989. Today ASCON is a dynamic company employing over 400 highly qualified specialists. The company operates more than 50 offices and dealer centers in major industrial regions of Russia and CIS member countries. Each company branch provides a full range of services in consulting, personnel training and software installation, integration and support. During 15 years of its presents on the market, ASCON has subscribed more than 2500 industrial enterprises of different vertical domains. ASCON annually mentioned at TOP-100 Largest Russian IT companies rating, arranged by Expert RA (
www.expert.ru) and Internet portal Cnews.ru
1989 – ASCON Group was founded in St-Petersburg. The first release of KOMPAS Graphic for DOS was launched the same year.
1997 – KOMPAS 5.x release for Windows
2000 – KOMPAS 3D version was launched, it allowed to implement a classical process of three-dimentional parametric design
2003 – KOMPAS 3D V6 major release with the updated math core and new user interface.
2003 – ASCON Group initiates special award among KOMPAS users - “Aces of 3D Modeling!”
2005 – KOMPAS 3D users' achievements impress award experts – more complicated design of the models, number of the parts in the model (up to 25 thousands components).
2005 - Partnership with Intel Corporation made KOMPAS modeling processing speed five times as faster.
2006 – New features of KOMPAS 3D: rendering functions, animation, kinematic and dynamic simulation of mechanical assemblies. English Version of KOMPAS 3D (Version 8 Plus) released.
For additional information please visit
http://www.ascon.ru/english/ and contact us at +7 (812) 703 3933 or by email