Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) Announces Forming Technologies Incorporated as Innovative Technology Award Recipient
Burlington, ON, CANADA – June 14, 2012 – Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI), the world’s leading developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, has been awarded the CATAAlliance Intel SME Innovation Award.
For over two decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology. It has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in Canada's business calendar. At the Awards Gala, the winners are recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada's advanced technology community.
“As the voice of Canada’s advanced technology sector, CATA is honoured to share the success stories of our 2012 award winners and finalists. They have each shown that they are world-class innovators and industry leaders,” says John Reid, President & CEO CATAAlliance.
“We are truly honoured and excited about receiving this award from CATAAlliance,” states Michael Gallagher, Vice President of Sales, Forming Technologies Inc. “We are very proud to be a Canadian Technology Company and very humbled to be nominated, let alone win, an award of this measure and magnitude. Forming Technologies Inc. is currently in our 23rd year providing new and innovation technologies to help our clients reduce the amount of material and weight for their sheet metal designs.”
About Forming Technologies
Forming Technologies Incorporated (FTI) is the world’s leading developer of computer aided engineering software for design, and simulation of sheet metal components. Since 1989, FTI has provided OEMs and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, and appliance industries with innovative software and training solutions designed to reduce development time and material costs. FTI has trained over 12,000 engineers in Formability and Die Design and is considered the Best in Class around the world for their industry training programs. FTI and its global network of business partners provide sales and technical support to customers in more than 35 countries. For more information, please visit the company’s website ( www.forming.com)