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Altair expands Mediterranean presence with offices in Greece and Israel

News International-French

7 Nov 2013

Altair announced the opening of two new offices, Altair Hellenic in Thessaloniki, Greece, and Altair Israel in Tel Aviv, Israel. The offices, which serve customers in the region including Hellenic Aerospace, EADE, Rafael, and Plasan.

Target manufacturers can benefit from Altair’s HyperWorks suite of computer-aided engineering tools, in-house product design services, and cutting-edge business analytics technology.

These locations will provide customers in Greece, Germany, Israel, Italy, and Turkey with multi-disciplinary computer-aided engineering (CAE) support for extrusion, stamping, forging, resin transfer molding (RTM), and crash simulations. In addition, Altair Hellenic will spearhead consulting and customer support services throughout southeastern Europe. Altair Hellenic is led by Lazaros Tsioraklidis, formerly CTO of InterFEA Engineering, longtime reseller of Altair software and services in Greece. Altair Israel is led by Sergi Chanukaev.

In addition to serving major European clients, both Altair Hellenic and Altair Israel will maintain a focus on strategic software development in conjunction with leading universities and outside partners.

Altair has 20 other offices in Europe, including France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the U.K., and Ireland. Sales of Altair software products to firms in Greece will continue to be handled through Altair offices in Italy and Germany. The Thessaloniki office is specifically focused on providing software development, benchmarking services, and engineering project support to European businesses. The Tel Aviv office will focus on defense applications providing guidance and support based on the accumulated expertise in this field. It will also broaden Altair’s search for new technological developments.

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