Vanderplaats Research & Development

vrand VR&D develops and supplies state of the art finite element analysis (FEA) and Multidiscipline Design Optimisation software used by aerospace, automotive, and other industrial analysts and designers. VR&D provides robust, state of the art software and services to enhance your product development process.

VR&D’s key software products are Genesis and VisualDOC , which GRM have been proud to distribute for over a decade.


simulia Simulia are part of the Dassault Systemes group, providing the advanced multiphysics FEA solver, Abaqus, GRM are Alliance partners to Simulia. As partners through the Simulia Alliance Partnership, GRM provide TruForm ; Topology optimisation for Abaqus/CAE.


solidworks Part of Dassault Systemes, SOLIDWORKS Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. SOLIDWORKS products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help you design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. The SOLIDWORKS focus on ease-of-use allows more engineers, designers and other technology professionals than ever before to take advantage of 3D in bringing their designs to life.

GRM are official Research Partners to SOLIDWORKS providing the optimisation tool TruForm SW .


SolidSolutionsThe UK reseller of GRM's Topology Optimisation add-in, TruForm SW, providing the whole simulation and optimisation package to businesses around the nation. Commencing business as a SOLIDWORKS training and SOLIDWORKS support provider in 1998, consistently achieving strong growth year-on-year to become the UK's leading SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD reseller. Growth has been completely organic and has been consistently driven by a focus on recruiting the best from academia and industry, and by delivering high quality services to more than 5,000 customers.



Optisign Technologies are a re-seller of GRM's plugins for Genesis and TruForm in India. Primarily providing sales and customer support for advanced engineering products, the core team are highly experienced in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and other embedded systems used across the vast engineering spectrum.  Continually evaluating and improving their internal processes, they deliver high-quality services to clients with a fast turn around and effective solutions.


GRM have integrated their OptiAssist design optimisation environment into Siemens PLM Software’s Simcenter 3D™. As an enabler for the Simcenter™ Nastran® software’s optimisation module, OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D brings specific and powerful workflows to Simcenter 3D™ by building on GRM’s expertise in optimisation and composites.  Version one provides workflows for design optimisation, unlocking the capabilities ­­­of Nastran®'s optimisation module, for:

- Composites
- Casting & Mouldings
- Shell Assemblies


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SmartCAE are the reseller of GRM’s plugins for GENESIS in Italy.  The company is excellent at providing their customers with engineering answers related to the structural, dynamic, thermal and fluid performance of their product.  The addition of GRM’s software and methodologies offer a complete and efficient range of CAE simulation and software products.  “GRM is enthusiastic about the collaboration with CAE Systems. This reseller partnership is the first step in providing added value to our mutual customers,” Martin Gambling, Managing Director.  

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