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March 2017—Granta Design is at this week’s JEC World Show (Paris, March 14-16), demonstrating its enhanced support for composites simulation.
February 2017—Granta Design today announced the enhanced GRANTA MI:Additive Manufacturing™ software package to manage, analyze, and apply materials and process information for the effective development and production of additively-manufactured parts.
February 2017—Granta Design today announced the release of the latest version of its leading materials education resource – CES EduPack™ 2017 – which is used at more than a thousand universities and colleges worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
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™.
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).
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.
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.
September 2016—Granta Design today announced the latest updates to the ASM Medical Materials™ database.
September 2016—Granta Design has launched a major recruitment campaign – creating more than 20 new jobs to build on its success worldwide.
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.
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.
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™.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 2016—The Material Data Management Consortium (MDMC) is delighted to welcome the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) as its latest member.
February 2016—Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today that they will partner with materials information technology leader Granta Design.
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.
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.
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.
November 2015—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI:Simulation™, a new software package that delivers accurate materials data for simulation.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
August 2015—Cloud-hosted software package makes it easy for multi-partner collaborative projects to develop, manage, and use materials knowledge.
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.
July 2015—Continuous improvement program continues at MDMC Meeting, hosted by GE-Aviation. Major performance, deployment, and functional enhancements.
June 2015—Version 3.1 of integration software supports more effective sharing of materials knowledge.
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.
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"
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.
March 2015—Industry collaboration central to development of new tools and customized client service supporting a rigorous, auditable composite qualification process.
February 2015—Latest release includes enhanced lifecycle analysis with cost, additive manufacturing records, and greater support for advanced projects.
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.
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
December 2014—Update enhances support for materials engineering, industrial design, simulation, product development, regulatory risk management, and more
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
November 2014—New application provides access to authoritative materials data within leading FEA software
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
October 2014—Updated software helps to improve product performance, reduce cost and risk
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.
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
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™.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
February 2014—Automotive Consortium; Additive Manufacturing; consumer products, simulation; videos; events; and more…
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...
February 2014—CES EduPack 2014, materials education video, events, Symposia, reports, and more...
January 2014—Read 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.