From Zero to Won in Eight Months: Farasis Dominates Bidding Process from a German OEM Thanks to a Virtual Prototype of Their Electric Battery That Surpasses Expectations

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In just 8 months, we went from limited Virtual Prototyping capability to winning those bids. The head of the whole program conducting the bidding process went out of his way to tell us that the mechanical simulation was an instrumental part in helping us get the design approved. We could not have done that without ESI. Our partnership with ESI is truly strategic in bringing our simulation capabilities to a global leading standard.
Dr. Matt Klein Manager for Engineering Analysis and Modeling Farasis Energy, Inc.

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A New Player Enters the EV Game The move of the automotive industry toward electrification is seemingly unstoppable. OEMs are announcing aggressive plans for Electric Vehicle (EV) production, and the International Energy Agency says the number of EVs will grow from 3 to 125 million by 2030. So, it’s no wonder that new players are entering the market, breaking the traditional rules of product design – new players like lithium-ion battery maker Farasis Energy. Looking to collect wins in this fast-growing market, the team at Farasis was able to gain the expertise and Virtual Prototyping capabilities to prove to a major German OEM that they were the best supplier – based solely on a virtual prototype. But how did they go from little simulation knowledge to won in just a few months?

 

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