Pointwise Adds Gridgen Sales Partners For India and Italy

FORT WORTH, TX (4 November 2003) – Pointwise, Inc. recently added to the roster of international sales partners for Gridgen, Pointwise's computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software. Pelorus Consulting of Bangalore, India and Porto Ricerca Snc, of Montecassiano, Italy will market, sell, and support Gridgen in their respective countries.

Pelorus Consulting is a leading provider of design-through-manufacturing solutions for engineering, manufacturing and research organizations. The company was founded with a purpose and commitment of offering the best engineering solutions using CAD/CAM/CAE. It is recognized for its industry knowledge and proven leadership in design solutions and product services. Pelorus also has agreements with EDS, International Technegroup, Inc., and NC Graphics Ltd. for software distribution.

Established in 1995, Porto Ricerca (www.portoricerca.com) is a privately owned Italian partnership of engineers that have an average of 9 years experience and skills in the aerodynamics sector. Porto Ricerca also conducts research in the field of fluid dynamics and has gained considerable experience in the sector. Major customers of Porto Ricerca are: Aerea, Aermacchi, Agusta, Meteor, Minardi F1, Ferrari F1, Fincantieri di Genova, Piaggio Aero Industries, Picchio, Pilatus, Pininfarina, Prada Challenger, Studio Frers, Universita di Perugia, Universita di Torino, Universita di Forli, VulcanAir and other companies.

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today: mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide use Pointwise's Gridgen software and services to create the "digital geometry" that enables computer simulation of a product's performance in a fluid environment. Further information on Gridgen can be obtained from Pointwise's website, www.pointwise.com.

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