Hannover - March 16, 1998 -- The MacNeal-Schwendler Corporation (MSC) has announced the expansion of the availability of its products and services through the growth of its distribution channel. More than 180 resellers worldwide now sell the product family of MSC Working Knowledge.
Among the Agents or Resellers to join the MSC network is Lista Studio srl., Fara Vicentino Italy. MSC's Working Knowledge formed partnership with Lista Studio Italy is another extension of the support infrastructure of MSC/Working Model, designed to serve better its rapidly growing customer base by offering easy access to the MSC/Working Model product line, as well as timely, qualified product support and training accessible at the local level.
"In support of the ongoing growth of the desktop CAD market, MSC's strategy is to expand and to improve working with resellers, agents or dealers in Europe focusing on bringing total solutions for improved product design to the mechanical engineering marketplace," states Larry Cummins, Managing Director, Europe of the MSC Working Knowledge Devision. Indirect channel sales is strategic for MSC's expansion into vertical markets and other high growth areas such as mechanical simulation tools for design engineers.
"Lista Studio Italy and many of our customers have long been impressed with MSC's highly professional staff and industry leading product family," states Paolo Lista, General Manager of Lista Studio. "We are delighted that MSC has chosen to invest not only in software technology, but in developing a strategic, indirect sales and support channel.
The MacNeal-Schwendler Corporation (NYSE:MNS) is the leading supplier of MCAE software used by engineers throughout the world to analyze the performance of their design without the need for time-consuming and expensive physical prototypes. MSC's family of products has played a role in the design of virtually every major automobile, aircraft, and space vehicle developed in the past decade. MSC products are marketed and supported throughout offices in the North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific. More information can be found at the MSC Web site: www.macsch.com
Lista Studio operates in Italy that include full training centers and customer and dealer-support for MSC Working Knowledge products.