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Strand Aerospace Malaysia Uses MSC Software to Improve Structural Analysis Efficiency

(February 09, 2012)

SANTA ANA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/09/12 -- MSC Software Corporation, the leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Strand Aerospace Malaysia (SAM) utilized MSC Nastran and Patran to improve structural analysis efficiency.

The analysis of structures is required to develop a sound understanding of their behavior when subjected to loading conditions resulting from a combination of operational usage, the environment and in-service degradation. The challenge is to design the structures such that they provide efficient load transfer, and offer lightweight and high performing solutions.

MSC Software technology currently used at Strand include Patran for pre- and post-processing and MSC Nastran for structural analysis, both of which are used by engineers as a result of becoming broadly accepted tools for linear and multidisciplinary analysis within the aerospace and aviation industry. Strand engineers are developing new skills in using these tools, such that there is seamless transfer of data between all organizations in which the company does business.

"We are looking to develop a large number of engineers with Finite Element Modeling (FEM) skills and competency since we recognize the important need for such capability within the aerospace / aviation industry, and in other industries where structural engineering problems need solving," said Mr. Naguib Mohd Nor, Chief Operating Officer.

"We are proud to be part of the mainstream solution technology portfolio that supports Strand Aerospace Malaysia in their expansion in the ever changing CAE landscape in Aerospace today," said Mr. Alias Mahamad Isa, Country Manager/Regional Director, at MSC Software ASEAN ANZ.

About Strand Aerospace Malaysia
Strand Aerospace Malaysia (SAM) has been in operation since 2006 and has served the worldwide aerospace industry in the phases of initial design, manufacturing, flight test and certification up to continuous product development. SAM has extensive experience in statics, composites, and fatigue and damage tolerance analysis for aircraft primary, secondary and tertiary structures. SAM is an Airbus (300135) and AS9100 (2009/32562a) approved company. For further information about SAM, please visit: or email:

About MSC Software
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and the worldwide leader in multidiscipline simulation. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,000 professionals in 20 countries. For additional information about MSC Software's products and services, please visit:

The MSC Software corporate logo, Simulating Reality, Adams, Dytran, Easy5, Marc, MD Adams, MD Nastran, Patran, Mentat, MSC, Masterkey, Masterkey Plus, MSC Nastran, Mvision, SimDesigner, SimManager, and SimXpert are trademarks or registered trademarks of the MSC Software Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. NASTRAN is a registered trademark of NASA. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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