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GRANTA MI Version 10 – digitalize your materials knowledge

December 2016—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 10, the latest version of its leading materials information management software, delivering a new workflow system plus new and updated apps and tools based on experience and feedback from implementations worldwide.

Granta and PTC team up to provide materials data in Creo 4.0

December 2016—Granta Design today announced that sample materials property data from Granta, the materials information technology leader, will be available to users of the new Creo® 4.0 3D CAD software from PTC.

GRANTA MI:Workflow – empowering collection and control of materials information enterprise-wide

December 2016—Granta Design today announced a significant enhancement to the GRANTA MI™ materials information management system to give engineering enterprises complete control over how they collect and apply materials knowledge – and remove a major barrier to digitalizing this information across their organization.

Granta and JAHM Software team up on temperature-dependent data for simulation and materials selection

November 2016—Granta Design and JAHM Software, Inc. today announced an agreement to make JAHM’s extensive temperature-dependent materials property data available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI™ and CES Selector™.

Granta Design shows updated composite software at Composites Europe

November 2016—Granta Design will be presenting its latest materials software technology, solutions for managing materials data, and support for the qualification and specification of composites at Composites Europe in Düsseldorf, Germany (Nov 29-Dec 1).

CES Selector 2017 – see the answers to critical materials challenges in product development

September 2016—Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2017, which features even more materials selection capabilities, great display and charting enhancements, and which targets commercially-important problems such as restricted substances and cost.

Granta Design opens office in Lyon to provide even better support to French customers

September 2016—Granta Design today announced the opening of a new office in Lyon to provide its many customers throughout France with even better sales and services support.

Granta announces latest ASM Medical Materials database: more data, enhanced tools to reduce risk and support innovation for healthcare

September 2016—Granta Design today announced the latest updates to the ASM Medical Materials™ database.

Major recruitment drive at Granta Design makes a material difference

September 2016—Granta Design has launched a major recruitment campaign – creating more than 20 new jobs to build on its success worldwide.

Granta releases best ever metals data for equivalency, selection, and simulation

July 2016—Granta Design today announced the availability of an updated metals data library for users of its GRANTA MI™ and CES Selector™ material intelligence software.

ASEE Materials Division and Granta announce Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator Award

June 2016—The Materials Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and Granta Design are sponsoring the Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator Award.

Granta and Senvol team up on selection of Additive Manufacturing processes and materials

May 2016—Granta Design and Senvol today announced that the Senvol Database™, the first and most comprehensive database of Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials and machines, will be available within Granta’s industry-leading materials software, GRANTA MI™ and CES Selector™.

Granta announces new and extended materials support for CAD, CAE, and PLM

May 2016—Granta Design today announced two major enhancements in materials support for Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)—providing product development teams with enhanced access to reliable, controlled materials data, saving time and improving the consistency and quality of materials decisions.

Enhanced software helps aerospace to avoid restricted substance risks

May 2016—Granta Design has announced the latest enhancements to its GRANTA MI:Restricted Substances™ software, which helps aerospace and other engineering enterprises to de-risk their materials and processes, to design for compliance, and to analyze products and report on compliance risk for existing products.

New certificate program for CES Selector and CES EduPack materials software

April 2016—Granta Design today announced a new training program that will enable thousands of people who use its materials software to develop their skills and to become certified users.

Taesung S&E Inc. partners with Granta to distribute software and provide services to customers in Korea

April 2016—Granta Design and Taesung Software and Engineering, Inc. (TSNE) announced an agreement under which TSNE will distribute Granta software and provide services to Granta customers in Korea.

Automotive industry collaboration to enable management of vital welding and joining data for use in design and simulation

April 2016—Granta Design today announced new GRANTA MI tools for the management of vital material property data relating to welds and other joining techniques.

MDMC welcomes Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

March 2016—The Material Data Management Consortium (MDMC) is delighted to welcome the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) as its latest member.

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams partner with Granta to maximize car design efficiency

February 2016—Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today that they will partner with materials information technology leader Granta Design.

Granta to demonstrate enhanced composite qualification and equivalency solution at JEC World 2016

February 2016—Granta Design will be at JEC World 2016 (Pavilion 6, Booth A63) in Paris (March 8-10) demonstrating the new Composites QED data module, which provides authoritative test data for composite materials.

CES EduPack 2016 for materials education: engage students sooner, dig deeper

January 2016—Granta Design today announced the release of CES EduPack™ 2016, the latest version of the leading materials education resource, which is used at more than a thousand universities and colleges worldwide.

GRANTA MI version 9—embeds enterprise materials information experience

December 2015—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 9, the latest version of its leading materials information management software, delivering new tools based on extensive experience and feedback from enterprise implementations worldwide.

Materials software delivers vital simulation inputs, fast and error-free

November 2015—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI:Simulation™, a new software package that delivers accurate materials data for simulation.

AWE, GKN Aerospace among case studies at UK seminar

October 2015—AWE and GKN Aerospace provide case study presentations. Jaguar Land Rover, Doosan Babcock, Rolls-Royce join discussion panel. Full report of seminar and UGM.

Granta announces latest materials support for enterprise CAD and PLM

October 2015—Granta Design today announced new capabilities in its GRANTA MI™ materials information management system, further enhancing materials support for enterprise Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

Symposia provide forum for materials education community to share ideas and best practice

October 2015—World-renowned educators will share their knowledge at a unique series of symposia where the global university-level materials education community discusses ideas and best practice.

Granta Design shows updated composite software at ‘Composites Europe’

September 2015—Granta Design today announced the package of new and updated software technology that it is demonstrating at this week’s Composites Europe exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany (Sep 22-24).

CES Selector 2016 – materials decisions for lower-cost, better-performing products

September 2015—Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2016, which includes an innovative tool to consider the cost implications of material and process choices, more extensive datasets, and more attractive and informative charts to aid analysis and presentations.

New 'GRANTA MI:Collaborate' helps multi-partner research & innovation projects to get returns on materials knowledge

August 2015—Cloud-hosted software package makes it easy for multi-partner collaborative projects to develop, manage, and use materials knowledge.

New long fiber composite and enginering polymer data aids metal replacement studies

July 2015—Granta is offering new data to users of its CES Selector software that will help in identifying alternatives to metals in order to meet lightweighting or cost reduction objectives.

Granta delivers best ever enterprise Materials Information Management system—access materials data twice as fast

July 2015—Continuous improvement program continues at MDMC Meeting, hosted by GE-Aviation. Major performance, deployment, and functional enhancements.

Latest MI:Materials Gateway enables a single view of materials data across CAD and CAE

June 2015—Version 3.1 of integration software supports more effective sharing of materials knowledge.

Spring release of ASM Medical Materials Database brings major upgrades, new Materials

May 2015—New version includes new-look navigation, additional data on stainless and tool steels, coverage of the latest additive manufacturing techniques, and the latest FDA approved devices.

Granta on Gartners "Cool vendors" list for 2015

April 2015—Granta is very pleased to have been evaluated as one of Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Product Design and Life Cycle Management, 2015"

GRANTA MI Version 8.1 extends support for enterprises that are serious about materials knowledge

April 2015—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 8.1, the latest release of the leading software for managing complex, valuable, strategic materials knowledge in engineering enterprises.

Granta Design announces new solution for qualification of composites

March 2015—Industry collaboration central to development of new tools and customized client service supporting a rigorous, auditable composite qualification process.

CES EduPack 2015 materials education software supports teaching for real-world engineering

February 2015—Latest release includes enhanced lifecycle analysis with cost, additive manufacturing records, and greater support for advanced projects.

Granta Design announces new solution for Additive Manufacturing data

February 2015—New software protects vital IP, accelerates development, assists qualification and certification.

Pratt and Whitney's Erin Yaeger to chair Environmental Materials Information Technology (EMIT) Consortium for 2015

February 2015—The EMIT Consortium today announced that Erin Yaeger, Sustainable Design Manager, will chair the project for 2015.

GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway 3.0 provides faster, easier access to materials data within CAD, CAE, and PLM systems

February 2015—Granta Design today announced the release of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway 3.0™, its third generation innovative solution for accessing managed materials data within Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems.

Surgical device designers are the latest to benefit from the ASM Medical Materials Database

December 2014—ASM International, the world's largest professional society for materials engineering, and Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, today announced a new Surgical module in the ASM Medical Materials Database™.

PSA Peugeot Citroën selects GRANTA MI™ for its materials information management and simulation support

December 2014—Granta Design today announced that PSA Peugeot Citroën has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to support its materials information management requirements

GRANTA MI Version 8 with new MI:Explore web app extends the reach of corporate materials knowledge

December 2014—Update enhances support for materials engineering, industrial design, simulation, product development, regulatory risk management, and more

Granta updates metals and plastics data from leading reference data sources

November 2014—Latest updates expand Granta's comprehensive materials reference data library

New GRANTA MI software uses EMIT consortium ‘schema’ insights to improve restricted substance risk reduction for aerospace

November 2014—Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Honeywell Aerospace, Airbus Helicopters among the Consortium members guiding system upgrade

Granta announces GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for HyperMesh

November 2014—New application provides access to authoritative materials data within leading FEA software

NCAMP and Granta Design partner to enable faster, more effective composite qualification and design

November 2014—Authoritative composite data available in the leading materials information management system

First Meeting of Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’) Includes New Member Honeywell Turbo Technologies

November 2014—Honeywell Turbo Technologies joins General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, KSPG AG, and PSA Peugeot Citroën

CES Selector 2015 – Enabling materials decisions that solve real-world engineering problems

October 2014—Updated software helps to improve product performance, reduce cost and risk

PSA Peugeot Citroën to host first Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’) meeting

September 2014—First members of new Consortium are General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, KSPG AG, and PSA

Granta and Boeing feature in Eureka report on the increasing pressure of materials regulation and compliance

August, 2014—Eureka magazine looks at how the management of materials data has become vital for engineering businesses.

New Phase IV of Material Data Management Consortium Focuses on impact in material and product R&D

August 2014—Launch meeting hosted by Pratt & Whitney; GKN Aerospace is latest member

Ashby, Cebon, and Shercliff win Texty Award for “Materials: engineering, science, processing and design”

July 2014—A textbook by Granta co-founders Professors David Cebon and Mike Ashby, together with Dr. Hugh Shercliff (University of Cambridge), has been recognized in the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) 2014 textbook awards.

New Product Intelligence Software Targets Fast Response To Environmental, Regulatory, And Supply Chain Risks

June 2014—Latest suite includes new ‘BoM Analyzer’—first of a new generation of GRANTA MI tools

Neurological device designers are the latest to benefit from the Medical Materials Database

June 2014—Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, and ASM International, the world's largest professional society for materials engineering, today announced a new Neurological module in the ASM Medical Materials Database™.

New application integrates materials knowledge with PTC Windchill PLM

June 2014—At this week’s PTC Live Global (Boston, MA, June 15-19, Booth 304), Granta Design will be demonstrating a new materials data integration application for the PTC® Windchill® PLM system.

Granta's latest eco data offer confidence and comprehensive coverage, with enhanced traceability and ecoinvent integration

June 2014—The latest updates to environmental data for materials, addressing two major challenges for providers of eco data: confidence and coverage.

How Honeywell Aerospace use CES Selector to support material substitution and reduce costs

May 2014—During a live webinar, Honeywell described how using CES Selector in their material selection and substitution process over the last 15 years has reduced selection time and minimized costs.

Lockheed Martin's Materials Data Management Project

May 2014—At a web seminar hosted by NASA Tech Briefs, a speaker from Lockheed Martin, Missiles and Fire Control, explained how the use of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway has delivered significant benefits, including consistent material usage, improved documentation, traceability, and considerable time savings.

CES EduPack Bulletin: Summer 2014

May 2014—Symposia report, 'Get ahead for the new academic year', community news, training…

Granta Material News: Summer 2014

April 2014—Case studies, new materials data, materials support for PLM, material substitution, tips...

How Honeywell, Cessna, and other aerospace enterprises are maximizing their material intelligence

April 2014—At an Open Seminar hosted by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), industrial materials scientists, materials engineers, and engineers and managers in areas related to materials gathered to share experiences, hear case studies from those in the aerospace industry (including Honeywell and Cessna), see the latest materials information technology, and join discussions with peers in leading engineering enterprises.

Granta Design join the Circular Economy 100

April 2014—Granta Design today announced that the company is joining the Circular Economy 100 (CE100) programme. This group of leading companies, universities, and emerging innovators, coordinated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is developing new approaches and tools that can lead the transition to a ‘circular economy’.

How Boeing, Rolls-Royce, and others are finding solutions to material, environmental, and regulatory risks

April 2014—At an Open Seminar hosted by the UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the EMIT member who provides the Consoritum’s Secretariat, members were joined by manufacturing organizations, material producers, aerospace and defense companies, automotive manufactures, and others concerned about mitigating environmental and regulatory risk. The meeting providing extended opportunities for discussion, centered on two case studies presented by member organizations.

How a powerful material selection tool enables successful design at NCS Lab

April 2014—"Most of all, it allows a wide range of users with different skills to access, compare, and analyse materials data in a quick and consistent manner, saving time and reducing costly design iterations... A time and money saving of 50%, or greater, in the prototyping and testing steps of the project... further money savings during the item lifetime."

New French-language interface for CES EduPack 2014 supports materials engineering education from Lycées to Universities

April 2014—Granta Design last week demonstrated the new French-language interface of CES EduPack 2014, the latest version of its interdisciplinary materials teaching resources, during the CES EduPack Short Course held at Cambridge University Engineering Department in the run-up to the 6th International Materials Education Symposium.

New Auto Consortium targets material challenges in design, simulation, lightweighting, global manufacturing, and emissions reduction

April 2014—At today’s SAE World Congress in Detroit, MI, Granta Design announced the launch of the Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’). This new industry collaboration will bring together OEMs and suppliers in the automotive and off-highway vehicle sectors to develop best practice for materials information and its use...

New CES EduPack 2014 teaching resources support materials, design, project work, and sustainable development

March 2014—Granta Design is launching CES EduPack 2014, a new version of its interdisciplinary materials teaching resources.

Granta focus on new composites design data and advanced simulation processes at JEC Europe 2014

March 2014—Granta Design today announced the latest advances to support both simulation and materials information management in engineering enterprises working with composites and advanced materials...

Granta Material News: Spring 2014

February 2014—Automotive Consortium; Additive Manufacturing; consumer products, simulation; videos; events; and more…

Debbie Mies joins Granta US Team

February 2014—Granta is pleased to announce that Debbie Mies has joined the US Team as Industry Relations Manager. Debbie is one of the leading experts in materials information technology and its application customer needs...

CES EduPack Bulletin: Spring 2014

February 2014—CES EduPack 2014, materials education video, events, Symposia, reports, and more...

CES EduPack Workshop: Resources for Materials Education

January 2014Read the report from December's hands-on workshop in Philadelphia, hosted by Dr. Ron Kander, Executive Dean of the College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce at Philadelphia University.