SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2003--The most rugged
agricultural and construction equipment is now being designed
worldwide with durability software by nCode International.
Deere & Company will use nSoft(TM) and FE-Fatigue(TM) as a
durability analysis standard in its global organization.
nSoft transforms measured or predicted time series data into
validated engineering information so customers can quickly and
accurately set loading targets. FE-Fatigue enables engineers to
evaluate the fatigue performance of their designs early in the
"FE-Fatigue integrates seamlessly with Fedem Simulation
Software(TM), which is used for virtual testing of the dynamic and
structural properties of a mechanical design," said Kevin Knill,
nCode's vice president of product development.
nCode's software allows engineers to design products that are able
to withstand the most rigorous operation. "It helps our customers to
introduce new products more quickly, while maintaining safety and
reliability standards," Knill added.
"nCode has been working closely with Deere's design staff for many
years, customizing software for specific applications, says Brian
Dabell, chairman and CEO of nCode International.
"It's gratifying to know that our solutions fit so well for one of
our primary customers. Deere's commitment to use software from nCode
validates their confidence in our ability to serve their needs."
nCode International is the world's leading supplier of engineering
solutions for durability, with major customers in the ground vehicles,
aerospace and offshore industries. Many major Original Equipment
Manufacturers (OEMs) use nCode solutions for durability management,
including Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Volvo, DaimlerChrysler
and John Deere. Additional information is available at
nCode is a subsidiary of AEA Technology plc, one of the world's
leading innovation businesses. Additional information about AEA is
CONTACT: nCode International Sarah Ross, 248/945-4357 Email Contact or AutoCom Associates Laura Oliveto, 248/647-8621 Email Contact www.usautocom.com