ASSOCIATIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH NATIVE PARASOLID MODELS SUPPLIES STRATEGIC DESIGN-LEVEL CFD SOLUTION FOR SOLID EDGE DRIVEN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Charlottesville, VA – June 25, 2003 -- Blue Ridge Numerics received formal notification today from EDS that its CFdesign� v6.0 Mechanical CFD and Electronics Cooling Software has been awarded the “Certified Select” Status on Solid Edge Version 14. This recognition continues a long-standing partnership between the two companies.
CFdesign earned the “Certified Select” status within the Solid Edge Voyager Program by delivering the highest level of integrated solution to meet the diverse needs of designers engaged in the development of mechanical and electronics products.
With this certification, CFdesign reaffirms the on-going partnership with Solid Edge to provide an integrated solution for creating, capturing and sharing digital knowledge.
“Our corporate mission has always been to empower product development teams with a CFD tool that is driven by leading MCAD systems, reducing development costs and timelines of more innovative products,” stated Blue Ridge Numerics vice president of marketing, Jim Spann. “Solid Edge Version 14 is clearly a leading MCAD system and we continue to see increasing demand among the Solid Edge community for an integrated CFD solution. The Certified Select status is an important statement of commitment to a common vision shared by our companies and customers.”
About Blue Ridge Numerics
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, Blue Ridge Numerics Inc. is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software company whose mission is to empower engineers and designers with tools to simulate fluid flow and heat transfer using 3D MCAD models so they can see how design concepts will perform under complex, real-world conditions early in the design cycle. To find out more, contact Blue Ridge Numerics at 434-977-2764 or visit
About Solid Edge
Solid Edge (
www.solidedge.com) from EDS is powerful 3D CAD software that allows manufacturing companies to Design with Insight and to reduce time to market, increase quality and lower cost. The exclusive Solid Edge Insight technology embeds design management capabilities directly within CAD, providing insight into design intent to the entire organization and enhancing collaboration. Insight, complemented by Solid Edge’s superior core modeling and process workflows, has reduced Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) and their related rework by 50 percent or more. The extensive Solid Edge user community is comprised of designers at thousands of companies and universities, including, Amana, Philips Broadcasting Systems, Pella Windows, Alcoa, NEC Engineering, Volvo, and Yale University using more than 150,000 seats worldwide.
EDS, the world’s largest independent information technology services company, provides strategy, implementation, business transformation and operational solutions for clients managing the business and technology complexities of the digital economy. EDS brings together the world’s best technologies to address critical client business imperatives. It helps clients eliminate boundaries, collaborate in new ways, establish their customers’ trust and continuously seek improvement. EDS, with its management-consulting subsidiary, A.T. Kearney, serves the world’s leading companies and governments in 60 countries. EDS reported revenues of $21.5 billion in 2002. The company’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: EDS) and the London Stock Exchange. Learn more at eds.com.
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