APEX, N.C. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 17, 2009 — Raimund Schweiger, a mechanical engineer and specialist in computer-aided engineering (CAE), computer-aided design (CAD), and product lifecycle management (PLM) with more than three decades of experience, has joined CEI to head the company’s first international office in Munich, Germany. Raimund will be the branch manager responsible for new and existing accounts throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Finland, and Eastern Europe. Best-known for its industry-leading EnSight software, CEI offers applications for the scientific and engineering community, including tools for data visualization and plotting, communicating 3D results, and creating animations.
Schweiger, a graduate of Technical University Munich in mechanical engineering, comes to CEI from TechnoStar Europe GmbH, where he served as the managing director. He also served as a Managing Director and Co-founder of CAEvolution GmbH, Director of European Marketing at MSC Software GmbH, Manager of MSC Software France, and a Numerical Analyst at BMW AG. Schweiger has an extensive knowledge of virtual product engineering (CAE, FEA) in European aerospace, automotive, and defense industries.
“Schweiger’s extensive knowledge of the European market as well as his engineering background in aerospace, automotive and defense made him the best candidate for this position. We have numerous EnSight users in central, northern, and eastern Europe, but we are exited to grow our customer base through the direct face-to-face contact Raimund will provide,” says vice president of sales & marketing, Darin McKinnis.
CEI plans to offer its entire suite of EnSight products in the region. The Munich office has great potential, according to McKinnis. This new office will allow CEI to further relationships with existing clients in Europe, such as Airbus, Volkswagen, Daimler, Audi, BMW Sauber, Robert Bosch, and Volvo.
CEI Inc. ( www.ensight.com) offers a suite of engineering and scientific visualization tools, from plotting to animation. The company’s products can be run on everything from laptops to workstations, clusters and supercomputers, with animations displayed in stereo and in immersive VR. CEI has corporate headquarters in Apex, N.C., and authorized distributors around the world. Computational Engineering International GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of CEI Inc., created to represent CEI in northern, eastern, and central Europe. CEI also has sales offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Houston, Texas.
Computational Engineering International (CEI)
Darin McKinnis, 919-363-0883