Rand Simulation named 2019 Americas Partner of Year by ANSYS
Ranked as the top performer for total business across the Americas, Rand Simulation (Rand SIM) earned the prestigious Americas Partner of the Year Award from ANSYS for 2019. The honor was presented at the ANSYS sales kickoff meeting in Orlando, Florida, on January 20.
“We’re elated that out of 140 partners around the globe, Rand SIM was awarded the accolade of Americas Partner of the Year by ANSYS,” said Jason Pfeiffer, vice president, Rand SIM. “From day one, we’ve hired the brightest minds in the industry in our quest to deliver unrivalled simulation solutions. Being recognized with this top honor validates our strategy and motivates the team to continue their pursuit of constant improvement in the world of engineering simulation.”
Rand SIM’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA) experts have expanded their North American footprint while growing their team to include focused expertise in electromagnetics and turbomachinery. Across multiple industries, Rand SIM is dedicated to helping engineers innovate, optimize and validate designs in a virtual environment, driving time and cost savings throughout the product development cycle.
Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education offer STEM grants to schools
The Siemens Foundation, a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives, and Discovery Education — the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources — welcome submissions to the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes offers Title 1 K-12 schools across the U.S. an opportunity to win a $10,000 STEM grant that can be used to purchase STEM supplies and technology or be used in any STEM-related lab. Open through April 28, 2020, educators and educational professionals are encouraged to enter daily for a chance to win. The sweepstakes builds an exciting pathway to STEM success for K-12 students and schools by supplementing Siemens STEM Day — the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education partnership program providing more than 160 no-cost, hands-on STEM activities aligned to national teaching standards to help innovate curriculum.
Festo anchors new web store, Direct Pneumatics
Festo announced that the company is the leading supplier to Direct Pneumatics, the new e-commerce site that enables end users and OEMs to quickly and easily locate and purchase new and hard-to-find pneumatic products. Direct Pneumatics offers more than 35,000 pneumatic products, consisting mostly of Festo parts and the Festo-owned Fabco line of cylinders and actuators. This e-commerce site supports customers with advanced filtering tools to streamline product searches. An experienced help desk team is easily reached for personal assistance. Direct Pneumatics also has an online forum with product information and maintenance tips.