News / ADT Appoints Ahtti for Exclusive South Korean Distribution

LONDON, UK – March 20, 2012 – Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite, today announces the appointment of Ahtti Co., Ltd. (Ahtti) as exclusive distributor of ADT’s TURBOdesign Suite products in South Korea. A Korean-based point of contact reflects the local need for state-of-the-art tools for turbomachinery design and analysis and the impressive growth ADT has experienced in this country. This agreement underscores ADT’s commitment to providing local support and design services to its existing and new customers.

ADT’s TURBOdesign Suite is a turbomachinery specific design, analysis and optimization package built around the 3D inverse design methodology. The inverse approach helps design engineers develop high performance components while shortening the overall design cycle. Leading companies in aerospace, automotive, industrial, power generation and refrigeration apply TURBOdesign Suite as the standard design tool to achieve higher performance along with better knowledge transfer between teams and departments.

“We are pleased to bring ADT's premier turbomachinery design solution to our customers. Customers can now design innovative turbomachinery blades very quickly with strong capability using ADT’s inverse design method,” says Keun-Jong Park, president of Ahtti.

“Ahtti is a recognized premier provider of computer aided engineering (CAE) solutions in South Korea with an impressive customer base in the automotive, shipbuilding, aerospace, defence and heavy machinery industries,” comments professor Mehrdad Zangeneh, Ph.D., founder and managing director of ADT. “We are looking forward to complementing its offerings with leading turbomachinery design and analysis tools.”

About Ahtti Co., Ltd.
Ahtti Co., Ltd. provides premier CAE solutions and consulting services to Korean customers and wishes to enhance the productivity of customers' virtual product development (VPD) process at the right time with a high level of quality. The company serves over 100 organizations in the areas of automotive, shipbuilding, aerospace, defence, electronics, machinery and heavy industry. Its current offering includes structural finite element analysis (FEA), noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), durability, multi-body dynamics, control, bio-mechanics, optimization and composite design. For more information, call: +82 (0) 31 704 2540 or go to: www.ahtti.com.

About Advanced Design Technology
Advanced Design Technology (ADT) is a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods, which not only helps shorten development time but also improves the performance of turbomachinery components. ADT’s aim is to put designers in direct control of the aerodynamic design and to considerably shorten the design time and time to market for a range of turbomachinery products. ADT’s clients, representing leading global players in the aerospace, automotive, power generation and marine fields, have achieved significant returns on investment in terms of reduction in design times, higher performance and ease of know-how transfer among different design teams and projects. For more information, call +44 (0) 20 7299 1170 or go to www.adtechnology.co.uk.

Media Contacts:

Lorenzo Bossi
Business Development Manager
Advanced Design Technology
+44 (0) 20 7299 1170
Young-Shin Lee
Vice President
Ahtti Co., Ltd
+82 (0) 31 704 2540