MSC Software Buys Simulation Software Firm

Santa ana-based MSC Software, the developer of simulation software, said today that it has acquired Free Field Technologies (FFT), a developer of acoustic modeling software. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. MSC Software said that the acquisition will help it provide acoustic and NVH solutions to its customers. The technology developed by Free Field Technologies is used for modeling acoustics and vibration in the automotive, aerospace, and other industries. FFT was based in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium.