The Surprise in ANSYS’ Acquisition of Spaceclaim?

References Cited

What is MCAD?, What is MCAE? (Mechanical Computer Aided Engineering), ANSYS

Back and the beginning of May, when ANSYS announced their intent to acquire Spaceclaim, pundits and analysts responded with a range of reactions.

Some cheered, saying such a combination of geometry manipulation and depth of simulation technology was a breakthrough. Others groaned, saying Spaceclaim’s impact on true design would be undercut. And while I posted by own initial questions, I saw some real potential to solve a longstanding problem.

Will ANSYS act on it? I can’t say I know, but I hope they will.

To ready the full post The Surprise in ANSYS’ Acquisition of Spaceclaim?, head on over to

Chad Jackson is an Industry Analyst at Lifecycle Insights and publisher of the engineering-matters blog. With more than 15 years of industry experience, Chad covers career, managerial and technology topics in engineering. For more details, visit his profile.

Comments are closed.