Technology and services for business and engineering innovation
Altair’s corporate culture thrives on seeking out business and technology firsts to radically change the way organizations design products and make decisions. We are focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for our clients’ improved business performance.
Founded in 1985, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates 67 offices throughout 23 countries with a staff of over 2,600 innovative employees. There is an entrepreneurial spirit that flows and is encouraged throughout our global workforce to develop and gather technology that is relevant to engineering and business – including employing it within our own organization.
In this way, our passion in developing and applying technology in new and inventive ways allows Altair to help our clients increase their level of their innovation intelligence™ as well as our own.
IN THE NEWS
"Altair of Troy, Mich. has a lead over its rivals in a particularly interesting field called topology optimization... the process can lead to unique and sometimes non-intuitive shapes that are often 20% to 30% lighter than traditionally formed structures."
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"The software offers up the most efficient design possible, based on massive amounts of data, often creating shapes human engineers would be unlikely to imagine."
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"The software analyzes stresses on a prototype part, suggesting areas that can be thinned or eliminated. Then the revised part is analyzed again, over several iterations or generations ."
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