MAGMA Research Activitites within the „MUSIC“ Project
Aachen, January 2013. On 17-18 September 2012, MAGMA took part in the kick-off meeting of the project “MUlti-layer control &...
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MAGMA is a world-wide leading developer and supplier of software for casting process simulation.
The name MAGMA stands for robust and innovative casting solutions as well as a strong partnership with the metal casting industry. By combining casting process knowledge with simulation competence, MAGMA partners with our customers to use our expertise to their advantage in the profitable optimization of castings and casting processes. With a commitment to casting excellence, we actively work with our customers to integrate the progressive technology of simulation into their operations. MAGMA’s product and service portfolio includes the powerful, modular simulation software MAGMASOFT®, with the newest release MAGMA5, as well as engineering services for casting design and optimization.
Today, MAGMASOFT® is used throughout the metal casting industry, especially for the optimization of cast components in automotive and heavy industry applications.
Worldwide, MAGMA employs 200 people in development, support, sales & marketing, and administration, of which 90 are in Aachen. 40 software developers, and more foundry engineers than in most foundries, build one of the industry’s most powerful “casting competence centers”.
MAGMA Giessereitechnologie GmbH was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Aachen, Germany. A global presence and support are guaranteed by offices and subsidiaries in the USA, Singapore, Brazil, Korea, Turkey, India, China, and the Czech Republic. Additionally, more than 30 qualified partners represent MAGMA around the world.
MAGMA’s target is
- to establish MAGMASOFT® as an optimization tool in foundries
- to consider all the relevant physical processes of the development and the production in foundries, to allow for their description through simulation technology
- to predict (quantitatively) all properties relevant for the quality of a casting
- to further develop the software MAGMASOFT® from simulation to an optimization tool
MAGMA - Committed to Casting Excellence