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Selected annoucements from 2013

Granta announces simulation and materials information management advances from additive manufacturing projects

December 2013An announcement drawing on Granta’s involvement in two European Framework Seven projects (NANOMICRO and AMAZE) focused on the field of Additive Manufacturing, also known as Additive Layer Manufacturing or ‘3-D printing’.

GRANTA MI Version 7 launched: designed for the realities of materials information management

December 2013Granta Design has announced the latest release of GRANTA MI™, the industry standard for materials information management.

Embraer and Doosan Babcock join the MDMC

Nov 2013—News from the Materials Data Management Consortium

'Evolution of materials' murals draw interest at opening of Cambridge University’s new Materials Science building

Nov 2013—Granta were delighted to attend the grand opening of Cambridge University’s new Materials Science building last month.

Granta Continues to Revolutionize Materials Data Integration for Engineering Design and Product Simulation with Launch of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ Version 2.0

Oct 2013—Granta MI:Materials Gateway is now established as the standard for accessing and applying managed materials data across a broad range of engineering software. Version 2.0 brings enhanced ease-of-use and productivity, with even better insights into the materials assigned to design and simulation models. 

CES Selector 2014 cuts time and effort for materials experts and product development teams

Oct 2013—Latest release of Granta’s software helps engineers make better decisions faster during early-stage design, redesign, or material replacement

Phase II of Composite Data Management Project to extend support for composite innovation

September 2013—Phase II of a Project to enable effective management of composite materials information, providing essential support for organizations that are innovating in their use of composites.

How Tecumseh use systematic materials selection to reduce costs while enhancing qualityand reliability

May 2013—A case study by S. Colmek (Tecumseh Europe) and E. Cope & A. Chabrillat (Granta Design)

New data module mitigates critical materials risk through material intelligence

April 2013—Data-driven assessment of materials supply and environmental risks helps design-out problems and meet legislative requirements

CES EduPack 2013 gives educators a head start in interdisciplinary undergraduate materials teaching

April 2013—New release supports materials education across engineering, science, and design with new data, models, resources, and improvements to usability.

Sulzer's Materials Data Management Project

February 2013—Materials challenges for performance-critical applications

New Materials Information Application for PLM to be shown at PI Congress

February 2013—Granta provides access to gold-standard materials data and tools, guiding materials and processing decisions from within Teamcenter.

MDMC discuss CAD & CAE integration during Consortium meeting at Lockheed Martin

January 2013—A report from the Materials Data Management Consortium


Selected older announcements

  • 2012—Granta Announces Foundation Partnership Integrating Materials Information Management with Siemens PLM software More  
  • 2012—Granta announces new integration with ANSYS software More  
  • 2012—Granta's latest data release extends coverage of coatings information supporting decisions on corrosion and durability More 
  • 2012—Granta Design signs master software license agreement with United Technologies for materials information technology More 
  • 2012—Granta's presentation at the Materials Genome Initiative Workshop More 
  • 2012—Materials Education Symposia bring together materials educators and industry thought-leaders More 
  • 2012—Sustainable household appliances the focus for the G.EN.ESI project More 
  • 2012—Materials Selection for Aerospace Systems—new NASA/TM report More 
  • 2012—Environmental compliance challenges discussed in Cambridge More 
  • 2012—Stahlinstitut, Metatech GmbH, and Granta Design create new online information resource: Latest online steels resources help scientists and practical metallurgists predict properties and behavior More 
  • 2012—Granta launch NIMS creep and fatigue data module, supporting energy and processing plant applications More 
  • 2011—Rolls-Royce highlight at UK Materials Seminar More 
  • 2011—Sandia Nat Labs Join MDMC as Northrop Grumman Host Upcoming Meeting More 
  • 2011—Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Thales join Environmental Materials Technology Consortium More 
  • 2011—Granta and Firehole empower composite design decisions More 
  • 2011—Granta Design to extend Autodesk Inventor sustainable design tool More 
  • 2011—New Bone Database Gives Orthopaedic Device Designers a Break. 
  • 2011—Enthusiastic support for Materials Education Symposia More 
  • 2011—Granta featured in Autodesk Inventor software's new sustainable design solution More 
  • 2011—Novo Nordisk highlight at Danish Materials Seminar More 
  • 2011—New software helps coatings and restricted substance decisions  More 
  • 2011—Granta expands in US and Germany
  • 2010—Autodesk and Granta partner to help enable sustainable product design More 
  • 2010—Granta announces expansion plans;opens new headquarters More 
  • 2010—Granta co-chairs Environment, Energy and Sustainability session 
  • 2010—GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway brings material intelligence to the engineering desktop (Pro/ENGINEER and Abaqus/CAE)
  • 2010—Materials Strategy Consortium welcomes TRW Automotive, views latest developments More 
  • 2010—Granta hosts unique international materials education event More 
  • 2010—ARL joins MDMC as Raytheon hosts latest meeting More 
  • 2009—Granta, EPMA partnership expands access to Global Powder Metallurgy Database More 
  • 2009—CERAM extends service offering with Granta software More 
  • 2009—Granta to distribute "gRRappler" More 
  • 2009—Consortium addresses eco regulations in meeting at Rolls-Royce More 
  • 2009—International audience shares teaching ideas at CES EduPack Symposium More 
  • 2009—Information management a key issue at JEC Composites Show (Eurocopter speaks) More 
  • 2009—Granta enables new online resource for MTI members More 
  • 2008—EADS Astrium joins EMIT Consortium More 
  • 2008—Jaguar Land Rover, NPL lead UK discussions More 
  • 2008—NASA, Westinghouse Electric Company lead discussions in Pittsburgh More 
  • 2008—Eurocopter to chair eco design consortium—open invitation to seminar More 
  • 2008—Fortune Brands leads Milwaukee materials strategy discussions More 
  • 2008—ASCO Industries and EADS Astrium present in Paris More 
  • 2008—Rolls-Royce in pole position at Brooklands More 
  • 2007—GRANTA MI supports university research More 
  • 2007—Boeing and Northrop Frumman join the Material Data Management Consortium More 
  • 2007—Granta celebrates 21 years of material selection More 
  • 2007—EADS Astrium Satellite speak at European workshops More 
  • 2006—Granta and ASM International sign five-year strategic agreement More 
  • 2006—Consortium welcomes GE-Aviation More 
  • 2006—Rolls-Royce a hit with Farnborough audience More 
  • 2006—Granta joins MMPDS Industrial Steering Group More 
  • 2006—Granta and ANSYS Apply Materials Data to Empower Product Design More 
  • 2005—AWE joins Material Data Management Consortium More 
  • 2005—Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins MDMC More 
  • 2004—Granta Design celebrates 10 years and moves to larger premises More 
  • 2004—New Member (CTC) for MDMC More 
  • 2003—Material Data Network now online More 
  • 2003—Moldflow and Granta sign Partnership Agreement More 
  • 2003—Granta in MI21 project More 
  • 2002—Honeywell chooses CES More 
  • 2002—Granta Design and Materials Sciences Corporation sign agreement on MIL-HDBK-17 More 
  • 2002—Granta Design in Material Data Management Consortium More 
  • 2001—NPL and Granta Design announce collaboration More 
  • 2001—ASM Handbook web contract awarded to Granta Design More 
  • 2001—Granta and Battelle sign agreement for MIL-HDBK-5 More 
  • 2000—Granta Design expand and moves to larger premises
  • 2000—ASM International invests $1.6 million in Granta Design (May 30) More 
  • 1999—Design for the environment: a strategic alliance established between two leaders in the fields of material selection, life cycle analysis and the underlying data systems
  • 1998—Release of the UK Steel Association 'SteelSpec' CD-ROM
  • 1994—Granta Design announce release of Cambridge Materials Selector Version 2.0