Troy, Mich. - 28 August 2014 - Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading US-based simulation technology and engineering services company Altair, has chosen Kuala Lumpur as its new regional headquarters to spearhead its expansion plan in Southeast Asia. The new office will also serve as Altair’s training and technical support center for the region.
Altair’s Managing Director for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, Australia and New Zealand, Srirangam Srirangarajan, explained, “The new office in Kuala Lumpur is significant to Altair’s future growth in Southeast Asia. We are confident that this expansion will enhance our local presence and help us penetrate new market segments such as electronics and aerospace. Malaysia’s robust infrastructure, open policy to foreign business, strong talent pool and connectivity with other ASEAN markets makes it the ideal location for Altair’s regional operation. In addition, Malaysia has the potential to produce innovatively designed products that can compete at an international level, and Altair is happy to lend its experience and expertise towards achieving this goal,” he said.
Founded in 2012, Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd is a MSC-status company providing enhanced engineering solutions, on-demand computing technologies and enterprise analytic solutions for companies across a range of industry sectors such as automotive, defense, oil and gas and consumer goods. Altair Engineering Sdn Bhd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US-based Altair.
Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions. Privately held with more than 2,300 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates more than 40 offices throughout 22 countries.