BENTELER to Intensify Collaboration with Altair, Optimizing CAE Processes and Driving Innovation with Specific Solutions
Böblingen, Germany – February 27, 2020 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, announced that BENTELER Automobiltechnik GmbH, a division of BENTELER Group based in Paderborn, Germany, has renewed and expanded its relationship with Altair.
BENTELER has been using Altair solutions throughout its departments worldwide to accelerate development cycles and drive innovation for 15 years. Altair HyperWorks pre- and post-processing tools have become the preferred solutions in the development of BENTELER products, while Altair OptiStructTM and Altair RadiossTM are frequently used for customer projects. In addition, BENTELER also relies on Altair PBS ProfessionalTM as its preferred high-performance computing (HPC) workload management platform to improve efficiency throughput the company’s computational infrastructure. As new topics and new technologies arise, BENTELER will evaluate OptiStruct for nonlinear analysis and Altair SimSolidTM for computer aided design (CAD) assembly simulation.
“We look forward to intensifying our successful cooperation with Altair,” said Dr. Hinderk van Lengen, department head, Chassis CAE at BENTELER Automotive. “Altair’s modeling and visualization solutions are standard in the automotive industry and provide us with an important asset to accelerate our innovation path. Altair has become a longstanding strategic partner that enables us to increase our efficiency. With the help of virtual methods, we are able to meet the various component requirements at an early stage of the development process, while taking into account costs and weight targets. Altair’s solutions help us to develop safe and eco-friendly mobility solutions for the future. One example is the BENTELER Electric Drive System – a scalable platform solution for electric vehicles.”
“We are very happy that BENTELER continues to rely on Altair solutions to optimize its CAE processes,” said Dr. Pietro Cervellera, senior vice president of EMEA, Altair. “With new requirements and fast-changing needs to make eco-friendly mobility happen, the technology roadmap of the automotive industry has to reflect complex market challenges. Altair delivers powerful simulation solutions to meet these challenges and enables our customers to innovate faster. We are looking forward to further intensifying our cooperation helping BENTELER to accelerate its development processes and further drive innovation throughout its organization.”
BENTELER is a global, family-owned company serving customers in automotive technology, the energy sector and mechanical engineering. As innovative partner, we design, produce and distribute safety-relevant products, systems and services. In the 2018 financial year, Group revenues were €8.072 billion. Under the management of the strategic holding BENTELER International AG, headquartered in Salzburg, Austria, the Group is organized into the Divisions BENTELER Automotive and BENTELER Steel/Tube. Our around 30,000 employees at 96 locations in 28 countries offer first-class manufacturing and distribution competence – all dedicated to delivering a first-class service wherever our customers need us. BENTELER. The family of driven professionals. Since 1876.
About BENTELER Automotive
BENTELER Automotive is the development partner for the world´s leading automobile manufacturers. With around 26,000 employees and more than 70 plants in about 25 countries we develop tailored solutions for our customers. Our products include components and modules in the areas of chassis, body, engine and exhaust systems, as well as solutions for electric vehicles.
About Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.