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White River Junction, VT, USA – June 28, 2017 Concepts NREC, the leading provider of specialized “Art-to-Part” solutions for the turbomachinery industry, is pleased to announce that it has been selected to receive three of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s 2017 Phase I and II, Release 2 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) awards.

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White River Junction, VT, USA – June 26, 2017 Concepts NREC, the leading provider of specialized “Art-to-Part” solutions for the turbomachinery industry, is pleased to announce its AS9100 Rev C Certification of its Vermont and Massachusetts operations.

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Concepts NREC is pleased to announce that the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory (NDTL) will use Concepts NREC’s Agile Engineering Design System® to generate and evaluate new designs for their turbines and compressors.  NDTL’s first project will be designing a deswirl blade row for their single stage compressor facility. The software will also be integrated into both the undergraduate and graduate courses they have in propulsion and turbomachinery.

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White River Junction, VT, USA – March 20, 2017 Concepts NREC and Purdue University are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership aimed at advancing the state of the art of turbomachinery design software. Researchers and students at the High-Speed Compressor Research Laboratory at Purdue will use Concepts NREC’s Agile Engineering Design System® to generate and evaluate new designs for axial and centrifugal compressors. The software suite will help researchers and students advance their exploration into ways to increase the performance and durability of compressors.

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White River Junction, VT, USA and Brussels, Belgium March 21, 2017 Concepts NREC and NUMECA International are pleased to announce that NUMECA China, as a subsidiary of NUMECA International, has been named the exclusive legal distributor for Concepts NREC’s FINE/Agile and Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) modules to designated accounts throughout mainland China. The software modules covered by this agreement include COMPAL®, PUMPAL®, RITAL, AxCent®, FANPAL, AXIAL and CTAADS.  Similarly, CN China is authorized to sell certain CAE software products of NUMECA’s into turbomachinery-related applications.

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Concepts NREC is pleased to announce the availability of a new 3+2 Roughing Module for its industry leading MAX-PAC Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software. The new module enables the creation of 3-axis roughing toolpaths at an arbitrary angle (3+2) within the same MAX-PAC environment used to generate specialized 5-axis toolpaths.

The new release continues focus on improving turbomachine performance and lowering manufacturing costs for our global clients.

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White River Junction, VT, USA – November 8, 2016 Concepts NREC, the world’s leading turbomachinery software, design, development, testing and manufacturing company, is pleased to announce Jim Henry as its new President. Henry takes over from Harold (Dick) Keiling who served as the company’s president for over a decade. Keiling will remain at Concepts NREC as its Chief Financial Officer.

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White River Junction, VT, USA – October 7, 2016Concepts NREC, the world’s leading turbomachinery design, development, testing, manufacturing, and software company, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with a company party at its corporate headquarters in Vermont.

The roots of the company reach back to August of 1956 when Northern Research and Engineering Corporation (NREC) was founded in Cambridge, MA, with the charter “to engage in the business of scientific research and engineering in all fields of endeavor.”

Combined Offering Provides Complete Solution – From Preliminary Design to 3D CFD Detailed Analysis

White River Junction, VT, USA and  Brussels, Belgium May 10, 2016  Leading turbomachinery design and analysis software companies, Concepts NREC and NUMECA International, have announced a strategic partnership to offer their combined capabilities to the turbomachinery industry. Concepts NREC is well known for its Agile Engineering Design System® that includes preliminary design modules for all classes of turbomachinery. NUMECA International is globally recognized for its leadership in turbomachinery specific Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). By combining the best capabilities of both companies, customers will have access to the most advanced suite of turbomachinery software available. This integrated solution will span preliminary design through detailed 3D steady and unsteady CFD analysis.