VISTAGY Inc. (Waltham, Mass.) has announced that SyncroFIT 2011, the CAD-integrated, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solution for managing airframe assemblies with an emphasis on fastened structures, is now integrated with NX software, a CAD/CAM/CAE solution from Siemens PLM Software (Plano, Texas). SyncroFIT is designed to increase efficiency and accuracy during development of airframe assemblies by enabling 3-D CAD users to fully define and manage fasteners, holes, joints and interfaces between parts within complex assemblies.
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