Ansys, Inc. is one of the largest providers of computational fluid dynamics software and consulting services throughout the world. The company s software is used for simulation, visualization and analysis of fluid flow and heat and mass transfer, as well as for chemical reactions. It is a vital part of the computer-aided engineering process and is deployed in nearly every manufacturing industry. Ansys has offices and affiliates throughout the world. The company provides local support in more than 10 countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, India, Italy, Sweden, Japan and China. Ansys serves a variety of industries, which include aerospace and defense, automotive, biomedical and chemical process, consumer packaged goods, data centers, electronics cooling, environmental, food and beverage, fuel cells, glass, nuclear power, semiconductor and sports and athletic equipment.