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2015 In Review – Our Most Popular Stories & Blog Posts

Tuesday, December 22, 2015


2015 is almost finished so, like every year, we wanted to take a quick look back and see what the most popular stories, blog posts and articles throughout the last year have been. We’ll be back reporting the latest innovations, insights and news from the world of lightweight design in January 2016. Thank you for your support and from everyone at Altair Enlighten, have a great holiday season.

Top 5 news stories:

  1. Ford Motor Company Wins the 2015 Altair Enlighten Award
  2. ALUMINUM USA Trade Show to Launch in Detroit in 2015
  3. Airbus Defence & Space Optimize Components Using 3D Printing
  4. Audi R8 Uses Composites & Aluminium to Reduce Weight by 15%
  5. Altair OptiStruct Adds Support for Lattice Structures for 3D Printing

Top 5 from the blog:

  1. The Rise of Magnesium Thanks to Lightweighting
  2. The Enlighten Award in Review: Week 2 – Multimatic
  3. The Enlighten Award in Review: Week 3 – MAHLE
  4. The Enlighten Award in Review: Week 1 – SABIC
  5. The Enlighten Award in Review: Week 4 – Maruti Suzuki

Top 5 from the knowledge center:

  1. Composite Sandwich Structures
  2. Fiber Reinforced Composites
  3. Particulate Reinforced Composites
  4. Shape Optimization
  5. Other Metals & Alloys