The Nuevo Leon’s Automotive Cluster (Claut) will inaugurate an automotive simulation center in Monterrey. Automotive companies will access to 25 software programs, specialized in design and mesh processes; simulation and optimization process.
US$1.81 million were invested in this project, of which US$1.45 million were allocated for the software purchase and US$363,600 to buy computers. The half of this investment came from the Ministry of Economy (SE) and the other half came from five companies of the Claut: Nemak, Metalsa, Quimmco, Caterpillar and John Deere. At the very start, while investors conclude the construction of the new building at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL), the center will be temporarily located in a building of the Technologic Research and Innovation Park (PIIT) in the UANL. This center will start operations by January 2016 and will have software programs such as Catia, Pro Engineer, Abaqus, Adams, Ansys, Delmia, Autoform, Pro Cast, Deform and Optistruct.