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MSC Software and cosin scientific software enter into new distribution agreement to extend advanced tire modeling

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(NEWPORT BEACH, CA November 16 2018)- MSC Software Corporation, a global leader in simulation software and services, today announced that it has strengthened its relationship with its longtime partner, cosin scientific software, to accelerate the development and adoption of the next generation of physics-based tire simulation. MSC has entered into a distribution agreement with cosin to resell their entire product portfolio.

"Cosin simulation software's industry leading portfolio for tire and road modeling is a strong complement to our market leading vehicle dynamics solution, Adams. We are now pleased to provide our customers access to the entire set of cosin's modeling and tire data manipulation capabilities" said John Janevic, Chief Operating Officer of MSC Software. "

Dr Michael Gipser, partner and co-founder of cosin notes that "This change to our relationship will enable our user base to have a single point of contact for software purchase, access frequent product updates, and added capabilities through FTire extensions (e.g. FTire/acc, FTire/Flex Rim) plus future advanced road descriptions we will add to our portfolio."

To access the new advanced tire modeling capability, existing Adams users of FTire should contact their MSC Software Account Manager.

About cosin scientific software
Cosin scientific software provides simulation software for advanced tire and road surface modeling for vehicle simulation. Its key product, FTire, is the market-leading high-frequency and multi-purpose tire model in the world. FTire has its roots in the late 1980s, when the company started developing physics-based tire models for vehicle dynamics simulation. FTire subsequently established its position as the leading tire model for vehicle comfort, road loads and NVH analysis. From 2009, FTire development, sales and support was provided by cosin scientific software. Together with several partners worldwide, cosin scientific software offers a full range of support for tire data measurement, parameter identification, and road surface measurement.

About MSC Software
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC's technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,400 professionals in 20 countries. For more information about MSC Software's products and services, please visit: www.mscsoftware.com

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