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Flownex Europe launched after JV between M-Tech Industrial and EnginSoft

Cologne, Germany-based master distributor will provide Flownex sales and support in Europe

Date: 6 February 2019

Venue: Germany

Timetable : -

A joint venture agreement between South African company M-Tech Industrial (Pty) Ltd, and international premier consulting firm in Simulation Based Engineering Science (SBES), EnginSoft SpA has led to the creation of Flownex Europe. The joint-venture company, based in Cologne, Germany, is the Master Distributor for the Flownex® product suite in Europe.

The new company is headed by William G. J. Theron of M-Tech Industrial and Juergen Hasselbeck of EnginSoft GmbH as the joint Managing Directors and provides a hybrid sales and support network to the local markets. Its team has technical sales experience and proven business experience in a global distributed sales and marketing network.

“Our hybrid network business model, which includes existing competent Flownex resellers as well as the different local EnginSoft sales organizations, is open to expansion,” states William Theron, joint MD of Flownex Europe.

The Flownex product supports simulation at the system level in the early design stage and offers direct integration into the ANSYS® environment, supporting a 1D/3D two-direction integration for CFD and for mechanical applications. “Flownex Europe will strongly influence future software enhancements based on our close customer relationships, our native-language technical support and our expertise in balancing technical enhancements with the general needs of the European market,” says Juergen Hasselbeck, joint MD of Flownex Europe.

The new JV company offers a technical application support center through a joint structure created with M-Tech in South Africa that delivers proven technical expertise to support the product suite. Sales partners can draw on the company’s proven experience with sales tools, partner guidelines, marketing campaigns and success stories.

Flownex Europe’s headquarters is at: Augustinusstrasse 11c, 50226 Frechen Koenigsdorf (Cologne), Germany

About Flownex

Flownex is system-level thermal-fluid flow simulation software that offers a fast, reliable and accurate, total system and subsystem approach to the simulation, design and optimization of complete, integrated thermal-fluid systems, based on fundamental principles similar to conventional computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Applications include compressed air networks, water reticulation networks, steam heating and heat exchanger networks, refrigeration cycles, as well as whole power plants including gas turbines, coal fired power stations and gas-cooled nuclear reactor power plants. Flownex® is developed in an ISO 9001:2008 and NQA1 quality assurance system environment. Flownex® is the only software of its kind to hold a nuclear accreditation, a testament to its quality, reliability and accuracy. Its ability to simulate systems with any combination of liquid, gas, two phase, slurry and mixture flows, in both steady state and dynamic cases, makes Flownex® the most powerful simulation tool of its kind.


About M-Tech Industrial South Africa

M-Tech Industrial (Pty) Ltd is a Royal Bafokeng Holdings owned, ISO9001:2008 certified multi-disciplinary consulting engineering company headquartered in Potchefstroom, in the North-West province of South Africa. M-Tech applies fundamental knowledge to real problems (generating research and leading technological solutions in line with industry need) in a quality orientated environment. It also puts together client customized solutions. The company’s major competitive advantage is in the field of energy systems, both on the supply-side and the demand-side. M-Tech specializes in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), integrated system analyses and optimization applied to the design, construction and commissioning of energy systems.


About EnginSoft SpA

EnginSoft is a premier consulting firm in the field of Simulation Based Engineering Science (SBES) with a global presence. It was founded in 1984 and has been at the forefront of technological innovation ever since, remaining a catalyst for change in the way SBES and CAE technologies in general are applied to solve even the most complex industrial problems with a high degree of reliability. The company comprises groups of highly qualified engineers, with expertise in a variety of engineering simulation technologies including FEM Analysis and CFD, working in synergic companies across the globe. The company is present in Italy, France, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Turkey and the U.S.A. and has a close partnership with synergetic companies located in Greece, Spain, Israel, Portugal, Brazil, Japan and the U.S.A. It works across a broad range of industries that include the automotive, aerospace, defense, energy, civil engineering, consumer goods and biomechanics industries to help them get the most out of existing engineering simulation technologies.


Flownex Europe logo

Flownex Europe’s headquarters:
Augustinusstrasse 11c,
50226 Frechen Koenigsdorf
Germany (Cologne)


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