ANSYS [NASDAQ:ANSS]: Product Realization through Simulation

James Cashman III, President & CEO
The increasingly global, fast-paced, and connected nature of the marketplace is placing new demands on product development teams. In order to meet emerging user needs, engineering simulation has always been a transformational tool for launching new designs quickly and cost-effectively—while also ensuring that they will thrive in the real world. Smart products—driven by the convergence of mechanical, electronic, and software components—are the most obvious example. Perhaps the greatest challenge for today’s product developers is the need for ongoing innovation. "The industry is changing, and companies can no longer innovate if they continue to do business as they have in the past,” says Jim Cashman III, President and CEO, ANSYS. In today’s world, the low-cost, risk-free nature of simulation enables high degree of innovation. With its broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, ANSYS delivers innovative products to their customers to solve the most complex design challenges.

ANSYS supports engineering simulation software to predict how product designs will behave in real-world environments. From mobile communication and internet devices to automotive components, ANSYS’ electronics solutions help customers design innovative electrical and electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. The company’s electromagnetic field, circuit, systems and multiphysics simulation software fully automates the design process to understand product behavior. Simulation helps customers in optimizing their design instead of wasting time building and testing costly prototypes, whether it's a computer chip, a circuit board, an electronic component in an automobile or an entire communications system.

While designing a new product, considering all the physical phenomena has become crucial in the current marketplace. Many of the manufacturers increase the fidelity of their simulation models by coupling two or more physics in their investigations.
ANSYS develops the best technologies and integrates them into a unified simulation platform capable of complex or multiphysics solutions. ANSYS’s simulation environment has the ability to address different dimensions of the system which includes fidelity, physics and users. Additionally, the company’s multiphysics solutions also include best-in-class core server technology coupled with an integrated development environment to define, execute and store results of system-level simulation projects for multiple users.

ANSYS’ fluid dynamics technology delivers fast and reliable simulations a customer needs to design their product. ANSYS Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) provides customers with the tools to successfully simulate the behavior of fluid flows and analyze results throughout design and manufacturing, as well as during end use. For example, if a customer needs to design a particle transport system or an air bubble injection system, the CFD solutions optimize design by simulating complex phenomena like bubbly flows, slurries and fluidized beds. ANSYS’ fluid dynamics application improves aerodynamics and ventilation in aircraft while cutting energy cost. It also assists customers in designing more efficient and long lasting turbines, from huge hydroturbines to turbochargers.

In an instance, one of ANSYS’ clients, Dyson wanted to boost the performance of their Air Multiplier fan. ANSYS aided Dyson by enabling the design variation analysis ten times, resulting in a 250 percent improvement over the original design. As a result, Dyson was able to meet its product deadline on time and won international recognition too.

ANSYS guides manufacturers worldwide in streamlining processes with their digitally simulating performance to accelerate innovation. Forging ahead, ANSYS trails the vision to develop and deliver world-class engineering simulation software to address customer’s current and future product development requirements.


Canonsburg, PA

James Cashman III, President & CEO

Offers a broad portfolio of engineering simulation software, to help companies solve the most complex design challenges.