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Founded in 1989, Forming Technologies (FTI®) is the world’s leading provider of software solutions for the design, feasibility, and costing of sheet metal components. FTI® has provided OEMs and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and appliance industries with innovative solutions designed to reduce development time and material costs.

Our leading edge technology enables our customers to immediately improve their balance sheet by reducing material and labour costs. FTI® solutions are sold through an international network of reseller partners around the world.

In addition to its “best-in-class solutions”, FTI® offers an extensive curriculum of Industry hands on Metal Stamping and Welding training courses that are developed and delivered by industry experts. We also offer engineering services based on our software products and our experience in the sheet metal industry. FTI® professional services include training, engineering, consulting, product feasibility, formability risk assessment, and green simulation.

FormingSuite® Professional is our signature product for “Green Simulation”. Automotive OEMs around the world and their Tier 1 suppliers are now demanding Green Simulation to confirm the viability of their quotations for tool and die work.

What's New ?

 FORMINGSUITE 2019.0 SP1 (Build 22602.2) - Updated Mar 7, 2019NewPress Release
 FTI CATIA V6 R2016x v5.5 Build 40961 - Released Dec 7, 2018New
 FTI CATIA V5 R25, R26, R27, R28 v5.5 Build 40958 - Released Dec 7, 2018New
 BLANKWORKS 2018.1 - Released Oct 4, 2018
 SCULPTURED DIE FACE 2017 (Build 17388) - Updated Jan 11, 2018

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I depend on FTI Forming Suite for blank development and nesting to reduce material costs by 30%.

Tim Stephens, Johnson Controls