Press Release Files

FTI Enters First Phase of Collaboration with Plante EV

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

  • FTI has entered into the first phase of collaboration with Chinese electric vehicle OEM Plante EV. Further to the strategic partnership signed in June 2016, FTI and the new Chinese electric vehicle OEM Plante EV have signed an official contract in April 2017 to enter into the first phase of collaboration. The launch of the H car will be the first application of this system.

FTI Releases FormingSuite 2017.1 ProcessPlanner

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

  • FTI, the industry’s leading developer of solutions for design, simulation, planning and costing of sheet metal components, today announced the worldwide release of FormingSuite 2017.1 ProcessPlanner.

FTI Releases FormingSuite 2017

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

  • FTI, the industry’s leading developer of solutions for design, simulation, planning and costing of sheet metal components, today announced the worldwide release of FormingSuite 2017.

FTI Signed Strategic Partnership Agreement with Plante Electric Vehicle Company

Thursday, 30 June 2016

  • President & CEO of FTI Mr. Michael Gallagher and CEO of Plante Electric Vehicle Company Mr. Guofu Wang signed a strategic partnership agreement.

Forming Technologies Inc. Acquired By Hexagon AB

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

  • FTI, the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, has been acquired by Hexagon AB.

FTI Releases Sculptured Die Face

Wednesday, 03 June 2015

  • FTI, the industry’s leading developer of sheet metal forming solutions, today announced the worldwide release of FormingSuite Sculptured Die Face (SDF) to address the needs of cost estimation, process planning and metal forming simulation.

FTI Releases FormingSuite 2015

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

  • FTI, the industry’s leading developer of solutions for design, simulation, planning and costing of sheet metal components, today announced the worldwide release of FormingSuite 2015.

FTI to Acquire Rand Technologies of Japan

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

  • FTI, today announces that it has acquired Rand Technologies Japan and created a new company, FTI Rand Japan KK. The company will be located in Tokyo, Japan.

FTI Hires Managing Director for China

Monday, 27 October 2014

  • FTI announced today the hiring of a Managing Director for China. Mr. Jerry Zhu based in Guangzhou, China, will play a key role in deploying FTI solutions as well as offer local support in the role of a preferred systems integrator for the Chinese market place.

FTI Celebrates 25 Years in Technology and Innovation

Monday, 22 September 2014

  • FTI the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, is celebrating its Silver Anniversary in business. FTI incorporated in October, 1989 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada..

FTI Releases FormingSuite 2014 and FTI CATIA V5-Based Software

Monday, 07 April 2014

  • FTI, the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, announced the worldwide release of FormingSuite 2014 and FTI CATIA V5-Based software.

FTI Releases BlankWorks V5.0 for SolidWorks 2013

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

  • FTI, the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, announces the worldwide release of BlankWorks v5.0.

BMW and FTI Deliver Joint Paper on Process Planning at a recent IFU Conference

Friday, 06 July 2012

  • System Controlled Process Planning to Support Planning Processes in the Technology Forming
    Describes a new Integrated System Controlled Process Planning (ISCPP) to support the whole process planning activities, from the initial processing sketches to the final approval and release of the process.

New Blanking and Flanging Simulation for TopSolid’Progress Thanks to FTI

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

  • Missler Software and FTI are pleased to announce that FTI will be the new Missler Software partner for blank shape development, stamping, and flanging simulation for its TopSolid’Progress software solution. FTI is the world’s leading provider of software solutions for the design, feasibility, and costing of sheet metal components.

Canada Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) Announces FTI as Innovative Technology Award Recipient

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Forming Technologies Announces BMW has chosen FormingSuite’s Process Planner

Thursday, 24 November 2011

  • FTI today announces that Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) Cost Engineering Group from Munich, Germany, has chosen Formingsuite’s Process Planner.

Forming Technologies Announces the Release of FormingSuite v9.0

Monday, 20 June 2011

  • FormingSuite v9.0 significantly shortens time to market by allowing users access to fast engineering and costing decisions early on in the design process right through to production and within a unified collaborative environment.

Forming Technologies Announces BlankWorks V4.3 for SolidWorks 2011

Saturday, 29 January 2011

  • FTI the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, announces the worldwide release of BlankWorks v4.3.

FormingSuite Version 8.2

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

  • FTI is pleased to announce the worldwide release of FormingSuite v8.2. If you are current with your Annual Maintenance then we welcome you to download this new version.

Forming Technologies Announces FASTBLANK for PTC Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0

Sunday, 06 June 2010

  • FTI announced today the release of FASTBLANK for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0. FASTBLANK for Pro/ENGINEER provides Pro/ENGINEER users with a fully integrated tool for developing optimal blank shapes for complex sheet metal components.

Metalforming Magazine - FormingSuite Highlight

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

  • “We needed quick turnaround when testing our ideas to redevelop the job into a progressive die,” says Boehm engineering manager Joe Krish. To shorten process-development time, the firm turned to FormingSuite stamping simulation and nesting software from FTI.

FTI Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Wednesday, 04 November 2009

  • FTI is celebrating 20 years in business. FTI incorporated in 1989 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. “FTI is proud to have played a role in converting Forming and Cost Feasibilities from a Black Art into a Computer Assisted workflow that is an integral part of day to day ...

Forming Technologies Opens Office in Germany

Wednesday, 07 October 2009

  • FTI has announced the opening of Forming Technologies GmbH, located in the Frankfurt area. FTI Germany will play a key role in deploying FTI solutions as well as offer local support in their continued role as a preferred systems integrator for the German market.

FTI Relocation Announcement

Friday, 26 June 2009

  • FTI has announced that after 20 years, it will be relocating. Effective August 21st, 2009, FTI will be located at 3370 South Service Road in Burlington, Ontario L7N 3M6.

Forming Technologies Announces the Release of FASTFORM MultiStage

Friday, 10 October 2008

  • FTI today unveiled FASTFORM MultiStage. FASTFORM MultiStage utilizes a hybrid analysis approach (Finite Increment Technology {FIT}) that combines the ability to quickly determine blank shapes with the detailed process analysis of incremental solvers.

FTI - 4th Annual Conference at the IFU in Stuttgard, Sept 24th, 2008

Friday, 05 September 2008

  • FTI is pleased to announce their fourth annual conference in Germany. The conference will take place on September 24th at the Institut für Umformtechnik, Universität Stuttgart, Universitätsstraße 38, Auditorium 38.02 Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Deutschland.

Forming Technologies Announces the Release of FormingSuite FASTIncremental

Friday, 05 September 2008

  • FTI announces the release of FormingSuite FASTIncremental. FASTIncremental is a powerful explicit incremental analysis tool based on the tried and proven LSTC LS-Dyna solver. It is the only associative and regenerative incremental solution on the market today...

FTI Continues Growth in China

Friday, 27 June 2008

  • FTI and DNE, currently the largest Dassault Systemes Business Partner and the most experienced solutions provider in China, announce an agreement designed to enable DNE to be a Preferred partner of FTI software and strengthen local support in China.

Forming Technologies Opens Office in China

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

  • FTI today announced the opening of Forming Technologies Asia Ltd. located in Hong Kong. FTI Asia will play a key role in deploying FTI solutions as well as offer local support in the role of a preferred systems integrator for the Chinese market place.

Forming Technologies Announces the Addition of Two New Industry Training Programs

Monday, 10 March 2008

  • FTI today announces the expansion of two new industry training programs; Stamping Cost Optimization Workshop and Advanced Stamping Materials. These two new industry standard courses are in addition to the already enhanced training programs...

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