(Bergen, Norway, November 10, 2020) Gexcon, a world leading company in process safety and risk management, and VIAS (Virtual Integrated Analytics Solutions), a company specializing in scientific simulation-based engineering solutions using virtual design experience and data analytics, have entered into a strategic partnership to provide state-of-the-art solutions to clients in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
“We are very excited about this agreement and are confident that through this partnership we will able to deliver advanced engineering tools that will benefit a large number of companies across multiple industries in North America,” said Kjell Svellingen, Gexcon’s Executive Vice President.
“The VIAS team is elated to enter into this strategic partnership to support our desire to become a world leader in providing complete Multiphysics solutions to our customers. We strongly believe that this partnership will provide a one-stop solution for our existing and future clients from a multitude of industries through our problem-solving experience using advanced engineering tools,” said Burak Ozturk, Ph.D., MBA, VIAS President and CEO of VIAS.
VIAS will market and commercialize Gexcon’s X-suite range of safety software products. The X-suite consists of 3D consequence modeling tools (FLACS-CFD), 2D consequence modeling tools (FLACS-EFFECTS and Shell FRED), QRA tools (FLACS-Frequency, FLACS-RISKCURVES, and Shell Shepherd), and a pre-incident planning tool (Shell PIPA).
Gexcon is a world-leading company in the field of safety and risk management and advanced dispersion, explosion, and fire modeling. Gexcon’s detailed knowledge of explosion phenomena has been built up throughout years of conducting extensive research projects, carrying out safety assessments, performing accident investigations, and performing physical testing. We also have been involved in the investigation of many high-profile accidents such as Buncefield, Piper Alpha, TWA 800, and the P-36 platform (Brazil). We provide solutions to our clients’ safety needs through providing safety software, consultancy services, fire and explosion testing services, and courses. We serve a vast range of industries, which include oil and gas upstream, midstream and downstream, renewable energy, power generation, automotive manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and many more.
Contact: Miguel Navarro
Phone: +1 281-668-7197
VIAS (viascorp.com) is a Dassault Systèmes Platinum Partner providing engineering analysis and design solutions using virtual experience and data analytics in a variety of industries including Energy, Process, and Utilities, Aerospace & Defense, Marine and Offshore, Transportation and Mobility, High-Tech, Consumer Packaged Goods, and Life Sciences. Our objective is to prevent repetitive design-related business interruptions and to provide cost-effective, quick, and safer designs with an experienced team. The VIAS team has decades of combined experience solving clients’ complex problems with their software, training, and consulting expertise. Also, many of our industry experts have rich experience in engaging with codes and standards activities by ASME, API, and other industry committees and regulatory agencies such as US-NRC, BSEE.
Contact: Vikram Dhruva
Phone: +1 765-412-7642
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