ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace, automotive, materials and chemical processing, turbo machinery, consumer products, electronics, biomedical, energy, and defense and other industries, as well as academia worldwide. The company’s products include ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the company’s engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation-based process and data management challenges; and high-performance computing product suite delivering cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for the company’s simulation software. It also offers geometry handling solutions for engineering simulation; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; structures analysis product suite, which offers simulation tools for product design and optimization; explicit dynamics product suite that simulates physical events; and composite analysis and optimization technology. In addition, the company provides fluids products that provide modeling of fluid flow and other related physical phenomena; electronics products, which provide field simulation software for designing electronic and electromechanical products; and power analysis and optimization software. Further, it offers system simulation capability, a collaborative environment that leverages multiphysics, multibody dynamics, circuit, and embedded software simulation capabilities; multiphysics product suite, which creates virtual prototypes of designs; SCADE, a solution for embedded software simulation and code production; 3-D direct modeling technology that provides a CAD-neutral environment; and academic product suite with a portfolio of academic products based on associate, research, and teaching. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.