CAE Value has become a member of the SMTF, Swedish Maritime Technology Forum

We found it very natural to be a part of this network. The combination of our expertise from the Automotive and with HEEDS as a superior optimization technology, we can help the marine industry to;

- reduce design cycle time

- improve design performance

- increase innovation

- and support the efficient use of resources.


National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) has selected HEEDS as their optimization software.

NEVS is able to build local expertice and this will help them to discover innovative solutions, reduce product development time and risks, and meet customer expectations. 

"Together with CAE Value and their experience from Vehicle Dynamics, we are able to optimize the construction", says Magnus Nordell, Lead Engineer Wheel Suspension at NEVS 



In an inspiring setting at Säröhus, Offshore Väst had its third annual conference . During the conference we discussed both individuals and corporate needs to develop a technical solution , new common models in business situations to how we are prepared for the future through strategic cooperation. CAE Value is a member of this network.

This week Volvo Cars has announced that they have installed a driving simulator from VI-grade. The simulator is called DiM which stands for Driver in Motion.

"The new simulator means more freedom to innovate in the concept development phase and shorter development time, enabling a more emotionally resonant driving experience", according to Dr Mertens, Senior Vice President Research & Development at Volvo Cars.

As the nordic representative of VI-grade we are happy to have played a small role in creating this opportunity for Volvo Cars and are convinced that they will see great benefit from the simulator in the future.

Here are some press releases and articles about the installation:
Volvo Cars press release
VI-grades press release
Bilsport (article in swedish)
Verkstadsforum (article in swedish)

The University of Houston has established the first U.S. Subsea Engineering Graduate Program focusing on energy exploration, production, and refinement. This marquee program, headed by Dr. Matthew Franchek, helps students address the following key challenges in the oil and gas industry: heat transfer of multi-phase flow within pipes, fluid-solid interactions of flexible structures (such as risers and pipelines), reliability of materials in the presence of corrosion (due to sea water), and integration and control of the complete subsea system.
HEEDS has been selected as an integral part of the curriculum to help students learn how to discover better designs, faster through simulation, process automation, and design exploration.

As an example in the program, students used HEEDS for design exploration on relief groove geometry for a threaded connection. HEEDS was able to reduce the maximum contact pressure in the relief groove while satisfying manufacturability and stress requirements

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Customer success story:

Read how we helped Tyréns to reduce the weight of this movable steel structure by 5500 Kg!

Tyréns - Passenger Gangway Weight Reduction Project

Customer success story:

Read how we developed a method for a premium automotive manufacturer to automatically correlate virtual and physical test data.

Automatic Correlation Project


Customer success story:

Read how we helped an automotive OEM to replace physical prototypes with virtual models:

Seat rail and steering wheel vibration assessment virtual prototyping project

Read how we developed a virtual prototype for an agricultural equipment manufacturer to predict stresses in the welded frames in their products:

Agricultural equipment virtual prototyping project


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