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Selected announcements from 2013

Granta announces simulation and materials information management advances from additive manufacturing projects

December 2013—An announcement drawing on Granta’s involvement in two European Framework Seven projects (NANOMICRO and AMAZE) focused on the field of Additive Manufacturing, also known as Additive Layer Manufacturing or ‘3-D printing’.


GRANTA MI Version 7 launched: designed for the realities of materials information management

December 2013—Granta Design has announced the latest release of GRANTA MI™, the industry standard for materials information management.


Embraer and Doosan Babcock join the MDMC

Nov 2013—News from the Materials Data Management Consortium


‘Evolution of materials’ murals draw interest at opening of Cambridge University’s new Materials Science building

Nov 2013—Granta were delighted to attend the grand opening of Cambridge University’s new Materials Science building last month.


Granta Continues to Revolutionize Materials Data Integration for Engineering Design and Product Simulation with Launch of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ Version 2.0

Oct 2013—Granta MI:Materials Gateway is now established as the standard for accessing and applying managed materials data across a broad range of engineering software. Version 2.0 brings enhanced ease-of-use and productivity, with even better insights into the materials assigned to design and simulation models. 


CES Selector 2014 cuts time and effort for materials experts and product development teams

Oct 2013—Latest release of Granta’s software helps engineers make better decisions faster during early-stage design, redesign, or material replacement


Phase II of Composite Data Management Project to extend support for composite innovation

September 2013—Phase II of a Project to enable effective management of composite materials information, providing essential support for organizations that are innovating in their use of composites.


How Tecumseh use systematic materials selection to reduce costs while enhancing qualityand reliability

May 2013—A case study by S. Colmek (Tecumseh Europe) and E. Cope & A. Chabrillat (Granta Design)


New data module mitigates critical materials risk through material intelligence

April 2013—Data-driven assessment of materials supply and environmental risks helps design-out problems and meet legislative requirements


CES EduPack 2013 gives educators a head start in interdisciplinary undergraduate materials teaching

April 2013—New release supports materials education across engineering, science, and design with new data, models, resources, and improvements to usability.


Sulzer’s Materials Data Management Project

February 2013—Materials challenges for performance-critical applications


New Materials Information Application for PLM to be shown at PI Congress

February 2013—Granta provides access to gold-standard materials data and tools, guiding materials and processing decisions from within Teamcenter.


MDMC discuss CAD & CAE integration during Consortium meeting at Lockheed Martin

January 2013—A report from the Materials Data Management Consortium



Selected older announcements

2012—Granta Announces Foundation Partnership Integrating Materials Information Management with Siemens PLM software More  

2012—Granta announces new integration with ANSYS software More  

2012—Granta Design signs master software license agreement with United Technologies for materials information technology More

2012—Materials Selection for Aerospace Systems—new NASA/TM report More 

2012—Stahlinstitut, Metatech GmbH, and Granta Design create new online information resource: Latest online steels resources help scientists and practical metallurgists predict properties and behavior More

2011—Sandia Nat Labs Join MDMC as Northrop Grumman Host Upcoming Meeting More

2011—Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Thales join Environmental Materials Technology Consortium More 

2011—Granta and Firehole empower composite design decisions More 

2011—New Bone Database Gives Orthopaedic Device Designers a Break.

2011—Novo Nordisk highlight at Danish Materials Seminar More 

2011—New software helps coatings and restricted substance decisions  More

2011—Granta expands in US and Germany

2010—Autodesk and Granta partner to help enable sustainable product design More 

2010—GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway brings material intelligence to the engineering desktop (Pro/ENGINEER and Abaqus/CAE)

2010—Materials Strategy Consortium welcomes TRW Automotive, views latest developments More 

2010—ARL joins MDMC as Raytheon hosts latest meeting More 

2009—Granta, EPMA partnership expands access to Global Powder Metallurgy Database More 

2009—CERAM extends service offering with Granta software More 

2009—Information management a key issue at JEC Composites Show (Eurocopter speaks) More 

2008—EADS Astrium joins EMIT Consortium More 

2008—Jaguar Land Rover, NPL lead UK discussions More 

2008—NASA, Westinghouse Electric Company lead discussions in Pittsburgh More 

2008—Eurocopter to chair eco-design consortium—open invitation to seminar More 

2008—ASCO Industries and EADS Astrium present in Paris More 

2008—Rolls-Royce in pole position at Brooklands More 

2007—Boeing and Northrop Frumman join the Material Data Management Consortium More 

2007—EADS Astrium Satellite speak at European workshops More

2006—Granta and ASM International sign five-year strategic agreement More 

2006—Consortium welcomes GE-Aviation More 

2006—Rolls-Royce a hit with Farnborough audience More 

2006—Granta and ANSYS Apply Materials Data to Empower Product Design More 

2005—AWE joins Material Data Management Consortium More 

2004—New Member (CTC) for MDMC More 

2003—Moldflow and Granta sign Partnership Agreement More 

2003—Granta in MI21 project More 

2002—Honeywell chooses CES More 

2002—Granta Design and Materials Sciences Corporation sign agreement on MIL-HDBK-17 More 

2001—NPL and Granta Design announce collaboration More 

2001—Granta and Battelle sign agreement for MIL-HDBK-5 More 

2000—ASM International invests $1.6 million in Granta Design (May 30) More 

1999—Design for the environment: a strategic alliance established between two leaders in the fields of material selection, life cycle analysis and the underlying data systems


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