50 years since
ESI Group's story began
That’s five decades of pioneering a virtual-first approach, taking bold steps to create a better world and pushing the limits of what's possible.
With half a century of achievements, milestones, and success stories to reflect on, we’re celebrating this special anniversary by spotlighting the incredible progress that our people and customers have made over the past 50 years.
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The world of industry has been forever transformed, and it's an exciting time of innovation and responsibility.
Consumers are demanding more than ever before, and businesses are racing to keep up with the speed of change while being good stewards of the earth and its people. Technology is pushing the boundaries of what's possible and revolutionizing the way we work and live. At ESI, we have always been passionate about taking bold steps to create a better world. We are pioneers of a virtual-first approach to solving the most complex and critical problems with simulation. Our legacy of innovation dates to our first predictive simulated automotive crash test in 1985, and we continue to lead the way with product assembly reviews in the industrial metaverse.
Over the last five decades, we have been pushing the limits of what's possible. We believe that the diversity of people, perspectives, and experiences is our superpower, and we strive to set an example in an industry that has traditionally been dominated by men. When our international teams come together, we unleash our creative potential to protect what matters most – our people and our planet.
Innovate without Compromise
Harness the power of virtual simulation technology.
ESI’s intelligent technology is revolutionizing decision-making to power phenomenal transformation
and drive safer, cleaner, and more productive outcomes for our customers.
Discover why industry leaders rely on our virtual prototyping software to counterbalance
the risks associated with innovation.
VW wants to eliminate prototypes from crash testing: Learn about the OEM’s aim to go fully digital in crash testing, and how the latest developments in simulation will facilitate this.
Meet industrial digital transformation challenges with virtual prototyping software: Read CIMdata’s commentary on how ESI’s predictive, real-time, & immersive virtual testing supports the democratization of product & process simulation.