ParaMatters Acquired by Carbon

August 25, 2022

Additive manufacturing (AM) software provider ParaMatters has been acquired by Carbon, with the buy expanding Carbon's software capabilities to include topology optimization.

Carbon's technology platform, according to company officials in announcing the acquisition, now broadens to enable product design and development teams to create better products in less time using a variety of materials and production systems. In particular, it enables increased automation and the creation of more complex, higher performance part designs. These benefits build on Carbon's introduction of Design Engine earlier this year, which is used to automate the process of developing latticed parts for production.

"Software is the backbone of our idea-to-production platform and we believe the generative design capabilities from ParaMatters are a key expansion of our design software," says Craig Carlson, Carbon chief technology officer. "By expanding our software capabilities that are optimized for AM, we are empowering a generation of designers and developers to create better end use products with advanced geometries and improved performance characteristics."

Says Robert Yusin, ParaMatters chairman and CEO: "The ParaMatters team is proud of the software design tools we've built to advance AM. The ability to expand our offering as a part of Carbon's idea-to-production platform will enable our customers to design and produce better products. As one team, we intend to move the manufacturing industry beyond its current roadblocks.”

Industry-Related Terms: Generative design
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See also: Paramatters, Carbon

Technologies: Software


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