MSC Software Corporation

MSC Software Corporation was formed 47 years ago and was awarded the original contract from NASA to commercialise the finite element analysis (FEA) software known as Nastran (NASA Structural Analysis). MSC pioneered many of the technologies that are now relied upon by industry to analyse and predict stress and strain, vibration & dynamics, acoustics, and thermal analysis in their flagship product, MSC Nastran.

MSC is also the CAE industry's leader in extending simulation to the engineering enterprise. Their customers recognize the need to scale the benefits of virtual prototyping and testing from pockets of experts to mainstream engineering and product development, and MSC offers the a "simulation data management" (SDM) platform that has been successfully deployed in industries including automotive, aerospace, shipbuilding, electronics, and more.
Headquartered in Santa Ana, California, MSC Software employs more than 1000 people in 23 countries.

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