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GRANTA MI Version 12—Materials-enabling the Digital Twin

December 2018—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 12, the latest release of its industry-leading materials information management software. Engineering enterprises are increasingly investing in Digital Twin strategies to enable decision-making and support innovation with an accurate virtual representation of the real product. To be meaningful, the Digital Twin must accurately represent the materials from which the product is made. GRANTA MI Version 12 brings the materials-enabled Digital Twin closer, with new capabilities to manage vital materials data, ensure traceability, and apply it in design and simulation.

Pushing the materials boundaries with CES Selector 2019

November 2018—Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2019, the industry-standard software tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties. The new version features enhanced data and tools that: help you decide whether additive manufacturing technology is a viable option for your project, offer guidance on identifying critical design requirements – for example, relating to vibrational properties, and save time and effort in simulation projects. The 2019 version also includes substantial updates to the CES Selector library of specialist datasets.

ANSYS and Granta Design collaborate to empower Additive Manufacturing

October 2018—Engineers and scientists can now effectively manage and leverage materials information for additive manufacturing (AM) thanks to a new partnership between ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) and Granta Design.

Dassault Systèmes and ANSYS among guest speakers in live materials-focused webinars for engineering and manufacturing enterprises

September 2018—Granta Design today announced guest speakers and topics for a wide-ranging series of web seminars related to materials information for engineering enterprises. Over the next few months, these live, no-cost webinars will offer insights into how enterprises can better manage and apply vital materials information, driving innovation, empowering design, and solving materials-related business problems.

ASM International upgrades materials information online with GRANTA MI™ Version 11 release

July 2018—ASM International announces major upgrades to Materials Information Online (MIO) Digital Databases, taking advantage of enhancements to the underlying materials information technology platform with GRANTA MI Version 11 and the GRANTA MI:Explore app. The upgrade will streamline the ASM Digital Database user experience and provide new consumption capabilities for users to access updated, peer-reviewed, and convenient information on a variety of cutting-edge materials science information databases.

Continental selects GRANTA MI™ for materials information management and engineering support for its automotive business

July 2018—Granta Design today announced that 4 Divisions of Continental have chosen GRANTA MI™, the leading system for enterprise materials information management, to create a single point of collection and access for its materials data, from materials engineering through to design and simulation.

Dassault Systèmes and Granta Design partner to deliver materials knowledge

May 2018—Granta Design is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to help product innovation teams make more informed decisions about the materials they use for the products they are developing and the experiences they want to deliver. Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform will integrate with Granta Design’s GRANTA MI system for materials information management, improving productivity and collaboration.

Update on privacy policy and communications from Granta Design

May 2018—At Granta, we value the personal data provided to us by our customers and others who have expressed an interest in our products and services. We aim to treat this data with the utmost care, and to be transparent about the way in which we manage and use this data.

Granta Design opens office in Nuremberg to strengthen support for German-speaking customers

April 2018—Granta Design today announced the opening of a new office in Nuremberg to provide its many customers throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland with even greater sales and services support. This is the latest step in Granta’s long-standing work with industry in the region, which includes supporting leading companies such as Continental Automotive, Sulzer, ABB, Rheinmetall Automotive, MTU, RUAG, and BMW Designworks to manage and apply vital information about their materials.

Industry gathers for Automotive Material Intelligence Forum

April 2018—Granta Design today announced Automobili Lamborghini as the Keynote Speaker for its Automotive Material Intelligence Forum, taking place in Munich, Germany, on May 15-16, 2018. Experts from OEMs, Tier 1s, and key engineering technology providers will add their experience to the event, which will focus on Driving Material Intelligence for the Enterprise, and Practical Implementation Challenges.

New options to access CES Selector: supporting smart materials choices

March 2018—Granta Design today announced improved support for the growing number of users of CES Selector™, the industry leading tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties. In response to customer feedback, three new product options are now available: CES Selector Team, CES Selector Enterprise, and CES Selector Project.

CES EduPack 2018 supports materials teaching throughout the Engineering curriculum

February 2018—Granta Design today announced the release of the latest version of its leading set of materials education resources – CES EduPack™ 2018. Used at more than 1,000 universities and colleges worldwide, CES EduPack supports materials teaching from pre-university level to advanced teaching at graduate level, across engineering, design, science, and sustainable development. New features span this range, including a novel and engaging way to introduce students to the relationships between materials process, structure and properties, as well as industrial materials selection tools to support advance design projects.

Granta shares details of Additive Manufacturing Schema

February 2018—Granta Design today announced that it has released to the Additive Manufacturing (AM) community key details of the 'Schema' (the underlying data structures) behind its AM data management solution. The GRANTA MI:Additive Manufacturing Package is the industry-leading software for managing data within AM development projects. In publishing the Schema information, Granta aims to encourage projects to systematically manage AM data and to support development of Standards. The information is available in an “Additive Manufacturing Schema Summary Document”, available for download from the Granta website.

AECC CAE Shanghai selects GRANTA MI™ for its materials information management

February 2018—Granta Design today announced that AECC Commercial Aircraft Engines (AECC CAE) has selected the GRANTA MI™ software to meet its materials information management requirements. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, AECC CAE is engaged in the lifecycle development of the commercial aircraft engine, including research, design, manufacturing, testing, delivery, and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO).

GRANTA MI Version 11—Accelerating the digitalization of materials knowledge

December 2017—Granta Design today announced GRANTA MI™ Version 11, the latest release of its leading materials information management software. More engineering enterprises than ever are rolling out programs to digitalize their materials information; GRANTA MI Version 11 accelerates this process, with new features for deploying materials knowledge enterprise-wide, while ensuring consistency, accuracy, and complete traceability.

Career opportunities at Granta's Open House, 21 November

November 2017—Granta Design today issued an open invitation to its informal and fun Open House Evening, taking place on 21 November from 6.30pm at its Cambridge office on Clifton Way. The no-cost event offers the opportunity to explore what life is like at a growing company with top engineering customers (e.g. Rolls-Royce, NASA, Boeing, Jaguar Land Rover) and a highly skilled multi-cultural team.

Granta enhances material intelligence for PLM

October 2017—Granta Design today announced new versions of key software components that integrate its GRANTA MI™ materials information management system with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems, and that support Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE).

CES Selector 2018 – Making the difference for key materials challenges

October 2017—Granta Design today announced the release of CES Selector™ 2018, the latest version of the industry leading tool for materials selection and graphical analysis of materials properties.

Granta offers material property and UL Yellow Cards data for plastics selection

October 2017—Granta Design has announced an extension to their agreement with UL that makes additional Prospector material property and technical information, including UL Yellow Cards data, accessible through the GRANTA MI™ materials information system.

Material Management Expertise: Granta Design Joins Altair Partner Alliance

September 2017—The Altair Partner Alliance (APA) is pleased to announce the addition of Granta Design’s CES Selector to its software offering.

Granta extends materials data support for simulation

May 2017—Granta Design announced today that the JAHM Curve Data, an extensive dataset of temperature-dependent material properties, is now available within the GRANTA MI™ and CES Selector™ software.

Granta enhances composites simulation support with experience from UK-DATACOMP project

March 2017—Granta Design is at this week’s JEC World Show (Paris, March 14-16), demonstrating its enhanced support for composites simulation.

Additive Manufacturing – enhanced software package mines information to help optimize process parameters

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.

CES EduPack 2017 helps prepare engineering students for industry

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.

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.