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Samara National Research University and MSC Software to establish MSC Competence Center

MSC Apex and Simufact manufacturing simulation portfolio available for educational and research activities

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Samara (Russian Federation), April 17, 2018:  Samara National Research University and MSC Software have entered into a partnership to create a Competence Center at the university´s Institute of Engine and Power Plant Engineering.

The Competence Center will allow Samara University to solve engineering challenges, and demonstrate the solutions to the industrial enterprises of the region.

Samara University has chosen to employ MSC software solutions for the technical preparation of production: MSC Apex, a unified CAE environment for virtual product development, and MSC´s Simufact solution portfolio for manufacturing simulation, including Simufact Forming, Simufact Welding, and Simufact Additive to better prepare students who are starting their careers.

About Samara University
Samara National Research University named after Academician Sergei Korolev (Samara University), Russia celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. The scientific potential of the Samara University are the following: 93 departments, 11 research institutes, the Samara Aviation Technical School, 64 research laboratories and groups, 56 research and educational centers, a training aerodrome, Center for the History of Aviation Engines. About 16,700 students from Russia, CIS countries, Western Europe, South America, China, Southeast Asia and Africa are studying at the Samara University.

About Simufact
Simufact Engineering – an MSC Software company – is a global operating software company providing process simulation solutions and services to manufacturing industries. More than 20 years’ experience with providing simulation solutions for the design and optimization of manufacturing techniques in metal processing and a dynamically growing customer base exceeding a number of 800 customers have made the Hamburg (Germany) headquartered company a leader in this business area. The software primarily aims at the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, aerospace industry and their respective suppliers. Typical fields of application for Simufact software are hot forging, cold forming, sheet metal forming, rolling, ring rolling, open die forging, mechanical joining, heat treatment, different welding processes, and additive manufacturing. Learn more at and follow us @Simufact.

Simufact, Simufact Forming, Simufact Welding, and Simufact Additive are trademarks or registered trademarks of Simufact Engineering GmbH. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Volker Mensing
Director Marketing & Communications
+49 (0)40 790128-160
Penelope Friebel
Public Relations & Social Media
+49 (0)40 790128-164

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