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Software Cradle Joins MSC Software Corporation
Posted Mon January 02, 2017 @05:11AM
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News MSC Software Ltd. and Software Cradle Co., Ltd. have announced that MSC Software Corporation has acquired all of the stocks of Software Cradle on December 15, 2016 and Software Cradle has become an MSC Software company.

Software Cradle is a Japanese firm highly valued as an innovative computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software vendor for automotive, turbomachinery, electronic, building and civil engineering sectors.

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Software Cradle, a privately held firm, was established in 1984 headquartered in Osaka. Software Cradle products are widely recognized in prominent firms and universities in both Japanese domestic and worldwide markets. Now as a member of the MSC group, Software Cradle will continuously maximize its benefit through independent administration, marketing, and product development. With MSC, Software Cradle will promote the products worldwide as well as incorporate MSC products into the products and enforce the quality level in the field including aeroacoustics and powertrain component performance where customer’s complex engineering problems reside.

“By combining Software Cradle’s powerful CFD solutions with MSC’s structural, acoustics and multibody solutions, we can now provide our customers more realistic behaviors and more certainty in their design process,” said Dominic Gallello, President & CEO of MSC Software. “We look forward to moving in on the world market as a truly global company with the products developed in Japan through long-term experience. Technology synergies with MSC’s products will give us a unique platform to deliver multi-physics solutions,” said Masayuki Kuba, President & CEO of Software Cradle.

About Software Cradle
Established in 1984, Software Cradle Co., Ltd. is a privately held maker of Computational Fluid Dynamics software headquartered in Osaka, Japan with approximately 100 employees. Cradle’s prestigious customer list includes worldwide prominent companies and elite universities including MIT, Shanghai Jiao Tong, and Carnegie Mellon. For additional information about Cradle’s products and services, please visit: The Software Cradle Co., Ltd. corporate logo and individual product logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Software Cradle Co., Ltd.

About MSC Software
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. MSC Software is based in Newport Beach, California and employs 1,200 professionals in 22 countries. Having established its subsidiary in Tokyo, Japan in February 1982, it now has its offices in Osaka and Nagoya. For additional information about MSC Software’s products and services, please visit:

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