December 20, 2016 -- MSC Software Corporation and Software Cradle Co., Ltd. today announced that MSC Software Corporation acquired all of the shares of Software Cradle and Software Cradle has become an MSC Software company. Software Cradle is a Japanese firm highly valued as an innovative computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software vendor in the automotive, turbomachinery, electronic, building and civil engineering sectors.
Software Cradle, a privately held firm headquartered in Osaka, Japan, was established in 1984. Software Cradle’s products are in widespread use within prominent companies and universities in the Japanese domestic market. Leveraging the global reach of MSC, Software Cradle’s products will be distributed worldwide, and will be incorporated into MSC’s products to deliver new solutions for complex engineering problems such as aeroacoustics and powertrain component performance.
“By combining Software Cradle’s powerful CFD solutions with MSC’s structural, acoustics and multibody solutions, we can now provide our customers more realistic behaviors and more certainty in their design process,” said Dominic Gallello, President & CEO of MSC Software. “We look forward to moving in on the world market as a truly global company with the products developed in Japan through long-term experience. Technology synergies with MSC’s products will give us a unique platform to deliver multi-physics solutions,” said Masayuki Kuba, President & CEO of Software Cradle.
For more information, please visit www.mscsoftware.com or www.cradle-cfd.com.