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Ansys headquarters building in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Nasdaq-100 component.

S&P 500 component. Number of employees. is an American company based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

It develops and markets CAE/multiphysics engineering simulation software for product design, testing and operation and offers its products and services to customers worldwide.

Ansys was founded in 1970 by John Swanson, who sold his interest in the company to venture capitalists in 1993.

Ansys went public on NASDAQ in 1996.

In the 2000s, the company acquired numerous other engineering design companies, obtaining additional technology for fluid dynamics, electronics design, and physics analysis.

Ansys became a component of the NASDAQ-100 index on December 23, 2019.

The idea for Ansys was first conceived by John Swanson while working at the Westinghouse Astronuclear Laboratory in the 1960s.[2] At the time, engineers performed finite element analysis (FEA) by hand.[2] Westinghouse rejected Swanson's idea to automate FEA by developing general purpose engineering software, so Swanson left the company in 1969 to develop the software on his own.[2] He founded Ansys under the name Swanson Analysis Systems Inc.