Burlington, MA, June 1, 2007. SoftInWay, a world leader in the development of flow path design software for axial and radial turbo-machinery, today announced that it has strengthened its worldwide sales and distribution network by completing an agreement with Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha, Ltd. (KBK) to provide distribution of its AxSTREAM™ Suite of Multi-disciplinary Design and Optimization software to the Japanese turbo-machinery industry.
“KBK has worked closely with major Japanese companies such as IHI, Toshiba and Mitsubishi for over 55 years,” said Mr. Kazunobu Otake, Senior General Manager of KBK’s Aerospace and Defense Systems Department. “They have said time and time again that they must achieve higher levels of efficiency in their designs. AxSTREAM™ will help them greatly in accomplishing this prime objective.”
“KBK has a strong record of success in supporting Japanese companies within the power generation, industrial process, auto, aerospace and defense sectors” stated Dr. Leonid Moroz, President of SoftInWay. “In distributing AxSTREAM™ to the turbo-machinery community in Japan, KBK will truly be fulfilling their mission, Supplying the Required Technology to Those Who Need It.”
KBK will also be distributing the axial and radial educational versions of AxSTREAM™ to the engineering colleges and universities in Japan as they have a long standing reputation for incorporating state-of-the-art tools into their compressor and turbine design curriculums. These educational versions allow students to learn design theory while actually creating designs using “real world” industry platforms.
About Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha, Ltd (KBK)
KBK is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. KBK’s goal is to become a trading firm capable of responding to the most complex requirements of our clients. In meeting this objective, we believe it is important to provide the very best products and merchandises including software to our customers by providing not just the products, but also technical support. KBK was established in 1947 as a trading firm specializing in engineering products, software and services. Since our inception, our consistent management philosophy has been to respond to our customer’s needs, and this philosophy is based on our underlying principal: “Necessary technology for necessary customers” It simultaneously implies providing the world’s state-of-the-art technologies to our customers. We believe providing this extra added value to the optimal method for meeting the diverse needs of our customers.
A U.S. corporation headquartered in Burlington MA., SoftinWay’s mission is to serve the high technology community by providing software products and engineering consulting services in the area of research, design and digital prototyping of power generation equipment. The company develops products for rapid turbomachinery design, provides technical engineering services, and uses in-house and state-of-the-art CFD, FEA and CAD tools to address design issues at the earliest possible stage to maximize engineering productivity and increase the efficiency and reliability of equipment. The core product, AxSTREAM™, is an integrated solution based on over 400 years of collective turbomachinery experience of the SoftInWay’s engineering team, with the clear goal of brings to the industry a professional software tool for rapid, optimized turbomachinery flow path design.