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VI-grade Adds D2S International to its Network of Business Partners

26/06/2009

Marburg, Leuven, June 25th, 2009 – VI-grade GmbH, the leading provider of best-in-class products and services to bridge the gap between real world testing and technical simulation, today announced that a new business partnership has been signed with D2S International, located in Leuven, Belgium. According to this partnership, D2S International will leverage its expertise in Noise & Vibration, dynamic systems and structures, focusing on distribution and technical support of all VI-grade solutions for Benelux.

D2S International, already MSC.Software certified reseller, is an industrial engineering and research company specialized in dynamic behavior as it relates to stress, fatigue, noise, vibrations, annoyance and legislation. The core competency of the company is designing new systems and engineering solutions for existing problems in the field of noise and vibrations. The activities can be segmented into railway, building and environmental and numerical simulations.

“We are expanding our reseller network and we are always interested in collaborating with companies with special expertise and good knowledge of local markets. Taking into account this, VI-grade is proud to partner with D2S International,” said Guido Bairati, Sales Director, VI-grade. “Their long-lasting customer relationships and their acknowledged engineering and software expertise will be instrumental to further leverage our state-of-the-art simulation technology in the Benelux area. In addition, we are looking forward to cooperating with D2S to provide innovative solutions and services to the global railway industry, leveraging their expertise in this field developed through the participation as coordinator at the major European railway research projects.”

“We are excited by the collaboration with VI-grade, leading provider of solutions used to bridge the gap between real-world testing and technical simulation in complex engineering applications,” said Kris Decroos, head of the Numerical Technologies and Simulation division of D2S International. “We pride ourselves at proposing advanced, cost-effective solutions that are also low maintenance and thus contribute to low life cycle costs. We are confident that our partnership will bring mutual benefits to our customers, thanks to the excellent software solutions developed by VI-grade and to our renowned engineering and research expertise.”

About D2S International

D2S International is an industrial engineering and research company specialized in dynamic behavior as it relates to stress, fatigue, noise, vibrations, annoyance and legislation. The core competency of the company is designing new systems and engineering solutions for existing problems in the field of noise and vibrations. The activities can be segmented into railway, building and environmental and numerical simulations. D2S, an MSC.Software certified reseller, applies a wide variety of engineering software to study the mechanical behavior and the interaction of structures and systems in a variety of applications in the automotive, marine, railway and heavy industry. For additional information, please visit: http://www.d2sint.com.

About VI-grade

VI-grade GmbH is the leading provider of best-in-class software products and services for advanced applications in the field of system level simulation. VI-grade, established in 2005, delivers innovative solutions to streamline the development process from concept to sign-off in the transportation industry,mainly automotive, aerospace, motorcycle, motorsports and railways. With office locations in Germany, Italy, Japan, and the USA, VI-grade is a young and growing company with a highly skilled technical team.

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