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Altair Named Official Simulation-Driven Innovation Partner of CWIEME Berlin 2019

Simulation-driven design expertise to drive Altair contribution at CWIEME, the world’s leading electric motor and transformer manufacturing event TROY, Mich., London, UK, February 19, 2019 – Altair, (Nasdaq: ALTR) a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, and the organizers of CWIEME Berlin, the world’s largest electric motor and transformer manufacturing event have signed an agreement establishing Altair as this year's CWIEME Berlin's official Simulation-Driven Innovation partner. Altair will host a series of keynote and technical sessions on "Simulation-Driven Innovation" at the event, featuring customer rich presentations, with contributions of expertise in simulation-driven design, electromagnetics, thermal and structural simulation, and innovative product development during the May 21 - 23 event. Altair’s participation will also include a booth in the show's newly added e-mobility hall. Focusing on e-mobility, electric motor, power generation equipment design, multiphysics and system simulation, Altair will also contribute with educational and joint public relation activities prior to, during, and following the event.

"The development of the next generation of electric machines can only meet the performance, efficiency and levels of sustainability required in response to market demand by leveraging the full potential of state-of-the-art digital tools and methods," said Chloe Theobald, senior global content manager, CWIEME. "Using a holistic development approach based on simulation-driven design and multi-physics optimization is a key success factor in achieving these goals. This is something that we are excited to be exploring with our Simulation-Driven Innovation partner Altair, across a range of special talks and case studies at CWIEME Berlin this year."

Electric machines have achieved significant performance gains within the last few years, with a tremendous increase in the overall complexity of electronic and mechatronic systems. The use of simulation methods has become mandatory for the inclusion of all needed functionalities and to meet customer expectations and regulatory requirements. Solutions such as Altair Flux, and multidisciplinary design and system simulation approaches using integrative platforms like Altair HyperWorks help to design innovative products and optimize their performance for efficiency, weight, noise, costs, and other attributes of devices such as electric motors or power transformers.

"We have participated at CWIEME Berlin presenting our Altair Flux products for many years," said Dr. Pietro Cervellera, senior vice president EMEA operations, Altair. "As of last year, we have extended our participation from being an exhibitor, to becoming the event's Simulation-Driven Innovation partner, contributing our expertise in simulation-driven design and multiphysics optimization, enhanced via a specialized session in the CWIEME central theater, and with presentations on the EV Momentum stage. The trade show has always been an excellent platform for us to present our solutions for the development of e-motors, electric rotating machines, transformers, and other devices. Now, due to the show’s targeted growth into e-mobility and electrification in general, it is even more important for us to show the huge potential simulation offers."

The Altair hosted events and keynotes will include contributions from renown companies such as: Porsche, ELAPHE, Moving Magnet Technologies, Vortex, and others.

Visit CWIEME Berlin and the Altair hosted event at the CWIEME Central Theatre, Messe Berlin. Altair can be found in hall 3.1 at booth 31D10. The agenda of Altair conference session, taking place on Tuesday May 21 at 2pm, will soon be announced at: https://web.altair.com/electric_motors.

The world’s largest electric motor and transformer manufacturing event.

For over 23 years, the CWIEME exhibition and conference has been at the forefront of the global electric motor, generator, transformers and EV market. This world-renowned event provides the largest platform to showcase the latest high-end products/ solutions and thought-leaders focussed on electric motors, transformers and generators (EMTG) technologies across three regions – EMEA, Asia and Americas.

CWIEME Berlin is the leading event for the supply chain of EMEA’s coil winding, electric motor, generator and transformer industry with a manufacturing volume of around 100 billion dollars. Located in the heart of European manufacturing, CWIEME also plays a central role in showcasing the world’s largest range of components, materials, and technologies for automotive and e-mobility applications. www.coilwindingexpo.com/Berlin. CWIEME is a division of ITE Group PLC.

About Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data intelligence. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.

Media Contacts
Altair Corporate/ Americas /Asia Pacific
Biba A. Bedi
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Altair Europe, the Middle East and Africa
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Anthony Webb
+44 (0)20 3545 9875
Marketing Manager – CWIEME