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Altair Names Simutron (Pty) Ltd. Channel Partner for Simulation Solutions

Altair’s presence expands in Southern Africa

TROY, Mich, May 12, 2022 — 

Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), announced a new reseller agreement with Simutron (Pty) Ltd. Based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, Simutron will assume sales and support responsibilities for Altair’s entire simulation solution portfolio – including simulation-driven design solutions such as Altair SimSolid, Inspire, SimLab, and EDEM, and Altair’s electronic-systems design (EDS) electromagnetic solutions. Simutron will cover South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

“We are pleased to welcome Simutron to our global channel partner community, covering the Southern African market,” said Ariel Hadar, country manager for South Africa and Israel, Altair. “This strategic alliance comprehensively covers the Southern African market while contributing to both companies’ continued growth in the fast-growing engineering and simulation market. Our customers will benefit from Simutron’s expertise, local market presence, and industry know-how, which will allow them to accelerate time-to-market, compete more efficiently, and drive innovation.”

Simutron is an engineering technology company that offers software solutions and services in industries like engineering design and analysis, manufacturing, mining, transportation, energy, defense, and more. With its experienced, registered professional engineers, the company brings more than 35 years of innovation and experience to help professional organizations succeed.

“We are excited to sell and support a range of Altair’s software solutions for product engineering and industrial processes in Southern Africa,” said Ben TerreBlanche, director, Simutron. “By making Altair’s solutions available to our customers, we will give them the power to accelerate time-to-market, speed product development, and help them make confident design decisions. We are excited that companies in the region will be able to take advantage of the impressive technology Altair offers.”

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Altair is a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI) that provides software and cloud solutions in simulation, high-performance computing (HPC), data analytics, and AI. Altair enables organizations across all industries to compete more effectively and drive smarter decisions in an increasingly connected world – all while creating a greener, more sustainable future. For more information, visit

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