Gexcon and VIAS partnering to provide advanced engineering software solutions in North America

(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).