SANTA ANA, Calif., June 17, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MSC.Software (Nasdaq:MSCS), a leading global provider of simulation software and services, today announced that QuEST Global, a leading provider of diversified engineering services and manufacturing, has selected MSC.Software engineering analysis solutions, including MSC Patran and Patran Thermal software, to drive innovation and accelerate new product development in its broad customer base that includes manufacturers in aerospace, consumer electronics, healthcare, industrial products, marine, nuclear engineering, oil & gas, power generation and transportation.

QuEST Global will help their customers bring engineering design and analysis to the forefront of their business process and thereby cut product development costs, shorten lead times, increase capacity and maximize engineering resources.

“QuEST Global offers its customers services across the complete product life cycle. The issue we repeatedly hear from our customers is that they are challenged to reduce the labor and time required to complete model construction,” said Ajay Prabhu, Chief Operating Officer of QuEST Global. “By adopting MSC.Software’s engineering analysis tools through a global partnership, we create value for our customers by providing simulation design and analysis support for their products and processes that help them decrease the time and costs associated with virtual product development.”

About QuEST Global 

QuEST Global is a leading provider of diversified engineering services and manufacturing. The company helps customers in the aerospace, consumer electronics, healthcare, industrial products, marine, nuclear engineering, oil & gas, power generation and transportation verticals to cut product development costs, shorten lead times, extend capacity and maximize engineering resources availability by providing support across the complete product life cycle from design and modeling through analysis, prototyping, automation, data documentation, instrumentation and controls, embedded systems development, manufacturing support, vendor management, and in-house precision machining. Through our Global Product Development framework and our on-site/off-shore/on-shore models, we leverage our local presence and global reach to support globalization initiatives for our customers. QuEST Global employs over 1,700 professionals and has delivery centers in India, USA, Italy, Japan, Germany, France and footprints in UK and Spain.

About MSC.Software Corporation 

MSC.Software (Nasdaq:MSCS) is a global leader of simulation solutions that help companies make money, save time and reduce costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products. MSC.Software works with thousands of companies in hundreds of industries to develop better products faster by utilizing information technology, software, services and systems. MSC.Software employs more than 1,000 people around the world. For additional information about MSC.Software’s products and services, please visit www.mscsoftware.com.

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