ANSYS Signs Master Agreement with EADS to provide simulation tools to all its divisions ANSYS Strengthens Relationship with Leading European Aerospace and Defense Manufacturer

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EADS, one of the world's largest aerospace and defense manufacturers, and ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS) have today announced that they've signed a master agreement.

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EADS uses ANSYS® technology across all its divisions for structural mechanics, fluid dynamics and electromagnetics simulation to perform, among other applications, virtual testing of composite materials, aerodynamics optimization, thermal management, and signal integrity validation on products ranging from aircraft to helicopters to space launchers to defense systems.

"EADS and ANSYS have been collaborating for about 15 years already and this agreement strengthens our relationship," said Robert Harwood, aerospace and defense industry director, ANSYS. "As EADS leverages ANSYS advanced simulation tools, it provides us with deep insight into what the industry as a whole needs to solve its challenging engineering problems — which we can then incorporate into ongoing product development. As a result of such collaboration, ANSYS tools have grown from an engineering solution into a business strategy."

About ANSYS, Inc.

ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Our technology enables organizations ― no matter their industry ― to predict with confidence that their products will thrive in the real world. Customers trust our software to help ensure product integrity and drive business success through innovation. Founded in 1970, ANSYS employs more than 2,300 professionals, many of them expert in engineering fields such as finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, electronics and electromagnetics, and design optimization. Headquartered south of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., ANSYS has more than 65 strategic sales locations throughout the world with a network of channel partners in 40+ countries. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.

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