Press Release Files

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...

Forming Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership with LSTC

Thursday, 28 February 2008

  • FTI announces a new strategic partnership with Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), the developers of LS-DYNA, a general purpose transient dynamic finite element program capable of simulating complex real world problems.

Forming Technologies Releases CATTube CAA V5 Based

Thursday, 07 February 2008

  • FTI today announces the release of their newest Catia module, CATTube CAA V5 based. By leveraging CATIA V5’s parametric design and analysis environment, CATTube’s fully associative and regenerative features drastically reduce downstream design changes.

FTI announces Renewal of Corporate Agreement with Magna International

Monday, 14 January 2008

  • FTI and Magna International, a global supplier of technologicallyadvanced automotive systems, components and complete modules, announce the renewal of their Corporate Wide Agreement designed to further enhance Magna's global purchasing strategies.

Forming Technologies Announces the Release of FormingSuite ProgNest for Progressive Dies

Tuesday, 23 October 2007

  • FTI announces the release of FormingSuite ProgNest. ProgNest is powerful nesting software specifically designed for nesting sheet metal blanks on progressive die strips. It automatically calculates the best progressive nesting layout to optimize material...

Forming Technologies Announces the Release of Catia Based ProgNest

Tuesday, 02 October 2007

  • FTI announces at the COE 2007 Automotive Industry Workshop in Dearborn, the global release of Catia ProgNest R18 CAA V5 based. ProgNest is the only tool in Catia for Nesting Sheet Metal Blanks on Progressive Die Strips.

FTI Releases Largest Portfolio of Forming Feasibility and Costing Solutions in Catia with Catia R18

Monday, 01 October 2007

  • FTI announces at the COE 2007 Automotive Industry Workshop in Dearborn, the global availability of their entire suite of CAA based applications for Release 18 of CATIA V5. By leveraging CATIA V5's parametric design and analysis environment, the solutions are...

FTI Continues Growth Expansion in Singapore

Monday, 16 July 2007

  • FTI and ECSS, one of the leading providers of CAD/CAE/PLM integration solutions in Singapore, today announced an agreement designed to enable ECSS to be a Preferred partner of FTI software and further strengthening its local support in Singapore.

Forming Technologies Opens Office In India

Thursday, 10 May 2007

  • FTI announced the opening of a subsidiary office Forming Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. located in Pune. FTI India 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 Indian market place.

Rand NA & FTI Announce North America Distribution Partnership

Tuesday, 20 March 2007

  • RAND North America, a joint venture of Dassault Systèmes and RAND Worldwide® (TSX: RND), and Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI), the world’s leading provider of software solutions for the design, feasibility, and costing of sheet metal components, announced that...

FTI Continues Growth Expansion in Europe

Tuesday, 09 January 2007

  • FTI and ABISSE, one of the leading providers of CAD/CAE integration solutions in France, today announced an agreement designed to enable ABISSE to be a preferred partner of FTI software and further strengthening its local support in France.

FormingSuite 5.0 Delivers a Constellation of Unique Value Added Technologies

Friday, 05 January 2007

  • FTI announces the worldwide release of FormingSuite 5.0. This is a major breakthrough in technology from the traditional metal forming feasibility analysis tools to a multidisciplinary parametric and associative paradigm.

FTI Announces Paradigm Shift for Formability and Costing Solutions

Thursday, 14 December 2006

  • PHT is a history based feature tree that captures all design optimization iterations and connections. PHT enables seamless multidisciplinary interaction in one environment for ultimate ease of use.

FTI Releases CATBLANK CAA V5 based for Flat Pattern Development in CATIA V5

Friday, 17 November 2006

  • FTI announced today at the Aerospace Design Expo 2006, the global availability of CATBLANK CAA V5 based which delivers powerful new capabilities for developing extremely accurate flat patterns for complex geometries even if they undergo...

FTI Continues Growth Expansion in Europe

Thursday, 09 November 2006

  • FTI and Digital Product Simulation (DPS), one of the leading providers of CAD/CAE integration solutions in France, today announced an agreement designed to enable DPS to be a Preferred partner of FTI software and further strengthening its local support in France.

Forming Technologies Continues Development of New Breakthrough Technologies

Friday, 13 October 2006

  • FTI today announces their latest technology breakthrough, Topology Based Skinning (TBS). TBS automates the most tedious process of skin creation from a solid represented by a group of unconnected IGES surfaces.

FTI releases Metalforming Solutions Suite for CATIA R17, empowering a 50% reduction in Engineering Changes and Engineering Rework

Tuesday, 03 October 2006

  • FTI today announced the global availability of their entire suite of CAA based applications for Release 17 of CATIA V5.

FTI is Changing the Rules of Forming Simulation with their New OFT Technology

Friday, 29 September 2006

  • Offset-Less Formability Technology (OFT). OFT is a Finite Element based technology that simulates mechanical elastic-plastic behavior of middle surfaces of a sheet metal parts during forming operations through virtual offsetting of top or bottom CAD surfaces.

Breakthrough Technology with FTI CHI Solver

Monday, 18 September 2006

  • Coupled Hybrid Inverse (CHI) Solver. CHI is a Finite Element based coupled membrane/bending formulation, developed to handle strain gradients at feature lines and tight radii (R/t<=3). CHI tracks material particles using a passive force formulation.

FTI Continues Growth Expansion in Europe with CADFEM GmbH

Friday, 21 April 2006

  • FTI & CADFEM, one of the largest and most experienced solutions provider in Europe, today announced an agreement designed to enable CAFEM to be a Preferred partner of FTI software and further strengthening its local support in Europe.

FTI Announces Release of CATIA COSTOPTIMIZER R16 CAAV5

Wednesday, 08 March 2006

  • FTI unveils CATIA COSTOPTIMIZER R16 CAAV5 based. COSTOPTIMIZER in CATIA is the only cost reduction solution within the CATIA environment. This fully associative and regenerative solution will identify how organizations can achieve material cost...

FTI Continues Growth Expansion in Europe

Monday, 13 February 2006

  • FTI & Herbertus S.L., a company with vast experience in product and process simulation for the sheet metal forming and other industries, today announced a Partnership Agreement designed to enable Herbertus and FTI to further strengthen its local support...

FTI Continues Growth Expansion in Europe

Thursday, 24 November 2005

  • FTI & Enginsoft (one of the largest and most experienced CAE solutions provider in Italy) today announced an agreement designed to enable Enginsoft to be a preferred partner of FTI software, thus strengthening their relationship with their clients in Italy.


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