By DE Editors
Dassault Systemes (DS; Paris , France ) announced that AutoForm Engineering GmbH ( Zurich , Switzerland ) has become a Dassault Systemes Component Application Architecture (CAA) Software Partner to deliver sheet metal forming solutions integrated with CATIA.
AutoForm’s solutions enable product designers, process planners, and tool designers to perform early manufacturability and cost assessments quickly and efficiently during their design process in CATIA. They are able to set up the entire stamping process, make process modifications, and consider and evaluate different process layouts to identify the best ones within the context of their overall PLM process.
AutoForm Engineering develops and markets specialized die face design and simulation software for the automotive and sheet metal forming industries. With all of the Top 20 automobile producers and customers, AutoForm provides software for product formability, die face design, and virtual tryouts to the global automotive industry. Its offices are located in Switzerland , Germany , The Netherlands, France , Spain , Italy , the USA , Mexico , India , China , Japan , and Korea . The company also serves the needs of its customers through agents and distributors in more than 15 other countries ( Turkey , Brazil , etc.).
As a DS Partner in The CAA Software Community Program, which supports open middleware and development environment for PLM, AutoForm will be able to rapidly deliver innovation solutions fully compatible with CATIA, which DS says is a leading PLM solution in the global automotive industry.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.