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February 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20, 2019 – Through its recent acquisition of Granta Design, ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) is supporting educators in teaching vital topics relating to materials to the next generation of students with the newly released CES EduPack™ 2019. Now extended to support a range of teaching approaches, this groundbreaking set of materials education resources supports materials teaching for engineering, design, science and sustainable development courses from pre-university to the advanced graduate level at more than 1,000 universities and colleges worldwide.


January 28, 2019

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced that EWI, a leading engineering and technology innovator for advanced manufacturing in North America, has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to better coordinate its additive manufacturing (AM) work across multiple AM platforms. The software system is currently being deployed.


January 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH, USA. ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS), the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology. The acquisition expands ANSYS’ portfolio into this important area, giving ANSYS customers access to material intelligence, including data that is critical to successful simulations. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019. Management will provide further details regarding the transaction and its impact on the 2019 financial outlook after the closing.


December 13, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 12, the latest release of its industry-leading materials information management software. Engineering enterprises are increasingly investing in Digital Twin strategies to enable decision-making and support innovation with an accurate virtual representation of the real product. To be meaningful, the Digital Twin must accurately represent the materials from which the product is made.


November 1, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2019, the industry-standard software tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties. The new version features enhanced data and tools that: help you decide whether additive manufacturing technology is a viable option for your project, offer guidance on identifying critical design requirements – for example, relating to vibrational properties, and save time and effort in simulation projects. The 2019 version also includes substantial updates to the CES Selector library of specialist datasets.


October 3, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Engineers and scientists can now effectively manage and leverage materials information for additive manufacturing (AM) thanks to a new partnership between ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) and Granta Design.


September 18, 2018

Cambridge, UK.  Granta Design today announced guest speakers and topics for a wide-ranging series of web seminars related to materials information for engineering enterprises. Over the next few months, these live, no-cost webinars will offer insights into how enterprises can better manage and apply vital materials information, driving innovation, empowering design, and solving materials-related business problems.


July 16, 2018

Cambridge, UK. ASM International announces major upgrades to Materials Information Online (MIO) Digital Databases, taking advantage of enhancements to the underlying materials information technology platform with GRANTA MI™ Version 11 and the GRANTA MI:Explore app. The upgrade will streamline the ASM Digital Database user experience and provide new consumption capabilities for users to access updated, peer-reviewed, and convenient information on a variety of cutting-edge materials science information databases.


July 10, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced that 4 Divisions of Continental have chosen GRANTA MI™, the leading system for enterprise materials information management, to create a single point of collection and access for its materials data, from materials engineering through to design and simulation. Continental has been committed to automotive innovation for more than 100 years. With an increasing focus on computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE), the global enterprise needed a single, standardized, and traceable means of managing its critical proprietary engineering data across divisions within its Automotive Business.


May 24, 2018

Cambridge, UK. At Granta, we value the personal data provided to us by our customers and others who have expressed an interest in our products and services. We aim to treat this data with the utmost care, and to be transparent about the way in which we manage and use this data.


May 23, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to help product innovation teams make more informed decisions about the materials they use for the products they are developing and the experiences they want to deliver. Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform will integrate with Granta Design’s GRANTA MI system for materials information management, improving productivity and collaboration.


April 19, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced the opening of a new office in Nuremberg to provide its many customers throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland with even greater sales and services support. This is the latest step in Granta’s long-standing work with industry in the region, which includes supporting leading companies such as Continental Automotive, Sulzer, ABB, Rheinmetall Automotive, MTU, RUAG, and BMW Designworks to manage and apply vital information about their materials.


April 18, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced Automobili Lamborghini as the Keynote Speaker for its Automotive Material Intelligence Forum, taking place in Munich, Germany, on May 15-16, 2018. Experts from OEMs, Tier 1s, and key engineering technology providers will add their experience to the event, which will focus on Driving Material Intelligence for the Enterprise, and Practical Implementation Challenges.


March 15, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced improved support for the growing number of users of CES Selector™, the industry leading tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties. In response to customer feedback, three new product options are now available: CES Selector TeamCES Selector Enterprise, and CES Selector Project.  


February 22, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced the release of the latest version of its leading set of materials education resources – CES EduPack™ 2018. Used at more than 1,000 universities and colleges worldwide, CES EduPack supports materials teaching from pre-university level to advanced teaching at graduate level, across engineering, design, science, and sustainable development. New features span this range, including a novel and engaging way to introduce students to the relationships between materials process, structure and properties, as well as industrial materials selection tools to support advance design projects.


February 15, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced that it has released to the Additive Manufacturing (AM) community key details of the ‘Schema’ (the underlying data structures) behind its AM data management solution. The GRANTA MI:Additive Manufacturing Package is the industry-leading software for managing data within AM development projects. In publishing the Schema information, Granta aims to encourage projects to systematically manage AM data and to support development of Standards. The information is available in an “Additive Manufacturing Schema Summary Document”, available for download from the Granta website.


February 14, 2018

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced that AECC Commercial Aircraft Engines (AECC CAE) has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to meet its materials information management requirements. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, AECC CAE is engaged in the lifecycle development of the commercial aircraft engine, including research, design, manufacturing, testing, delivery, and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO).


December 4, 2017

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 11, the latest release of its leading materials information management software. More engineering enterprises than ever are rolling out programs to digitalize their materials information; GRANTA MI Version 11 accelerates this process, with new features for deploying materials knowledge enterprise-wide, while ensuring consistency, accuracy, and complete traceability. There are enhanced tools for visualization and analysis of test data, managing product risk, and ensuring robust data management workflows.


November 2, 2017

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today issued an open invitation to its informal and fun Open House Evening, taking place on 21 November from 6.30pm at its Cambridge office on Clifton Road. The no-cost event offers the opportunity to explore what life is like at a growing company with top engineering customers (e.g. Rolls-Royce, NASA, Boeing, Jaguar Land Rover) and a highly skilled multi-cultural team.


October 24, 2017

Cambridge, UK. Granta Design today announced new versions of key software components that integrate its GRANTA MI™ materials information management system with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems, and that support Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE). An increasing number of engineering enterprises are rolling out programs to “digitalize” their materials information, in order to reduce risk, drive innovation, and save time and cost. GRANTA MI enables this process, and helps to ensure correct, consistent definitions of materials throughout the product lifecycle. The latest releases build on real experience of optimizing customer implementations worldwide, and support the upcoming GRANTA MI Version 11.


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