PITTSBURGH — Caterpillar Inc., has chosen ANSYS engineering software to help engineers and designers worldwide collaborate on designing construction and mining equipment. The software allows for multi-physics analysis to be performed on a single engineering simulation platform.

ANSYS software helps engineers and designers across multiple disciplines work together early in the design process to better innovate product design. The software eliminates the need for manual data handling, which can cause delays and errors. Engineers and designers using the software are reported to optimize product designs for mining and construction equipment faster, reduce physical prototype testing, shorten product development cycles, and deliver better, more robust products faster.

“As companies continue to rely more on engineering simulation, they are finding major efficiency gains by standardizing on a common simulation platform,” said Sandeep Sovani, ANSYS’s global industry director, ground transportation, in a company release. “We’re thrilled that Caterpillar has chosen ANSYS for their product simulation needs. We are confident our simulation platform further enhances Caterpillar’s speed to innovate, helping them deliver superior products faster and increase profitability.”

Caterpillar manufactures construction and mining equipment, engines, industrial turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.

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