Solvay co-invests $1.9 million in MultiMechanics

This joint investment will enhance the development of Solvay’s pipeline of high performance polymer and composite materials, and expand its position in aerospace, automotive markets and other markets.

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Solvay Specialty Polymers, along with Anzu Partners and Invest Nebraska, are investing a total of $1.9 million in MultiMechanics, whose virtual testing software enables to accelerate innovation in new materials. This joint investment will enhance the development of Solvay’s pipeline of high performance polymer and composite materials, and expand its position in aerospace, automotive markets and other markets.

“Solvay’s decision to invest in MultiMechanics is part of our ambition to accelerate innovation in complex materials and to expand the use of composites in the automotive and aerospace industries. MultiMechanic’s accuracy, speed and its efficient integration with commonly used commercial finite element software packages, is changing the way we develop new materials and interact with our customers,” stated Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux, Solvay Group General Manager Research & Innovation.

Based in Omaha, NE, MultiMechanics allows the modelling and failure prediction of complex materials at a high level of accuracy and speed. The TRUE Multiscale technology accurately predicts and visualizes stresses and crack propagation at multiple scales, simultaneously. The software enables innovation acceleration in a large range of industries: composites, polymers, 3D printing, automotive, aerospace, energy and even applications in biotech and pharmaceuticals.

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