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New Distributor in Italy

April 17, 2015


April 17, 2015


CPFD Software establishes OMIQ srl as the Italian Distributor for its Barracuda Virtual Reactor®

Albuquerque, NM.  April 17, 2015.

CPFD Software LLC, the creators of the Barracuda Virtual Reactor simulation package for particle-fluid systems, today announced the signing of an Authorized Distributor Agreement with OMIQ for the distribution of Barracuda VR® in Italy.

Barracuda VR is used by major oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, and power equipment manufacturers for simulating, understanding, and optimizing the operation of fluidized systems. Common applications are FCC (fluidized catalytic cracking) reactors and regenerators, fluidized bed reactors (FBRs) for chemical manufacturing, CFB (circulating fluidized bed) boilers in power plants, both coal and biomass gasifiers, chemical looping combustion (CLC) units, flue and product gas clean-up, and fluidized bed reactors for polysilicon production (both TCS hydrogenation reactors and silicon deposition reactors).

Italy represents not only one of the world's major economies but is also highly industrialized, with exports servicing Europe and beyond.  By establishing a local distributor within Italy, CPFD Software can now better serve this important market.  

"We are extremely pleased with the competence of the technical team at OMIQ," said Peter Blaser, Vice President of Engineering at CPFD Software.  "They have a long history of working with various CFD and other engineering analysis tools, and fully expect them to extend world-class support to our growing Italian customer base."

"We are very excited about this new partnership with CPFD Software", said Federico Monterosso, Sales Director at OMIQ srl “as it will enable us to expand our activities to the process industry sector. We see a lot of potential interest for Barracuda VR in Italy. The combination of CPFD Software expertise and OMIQ presence in the market will help us give  Italian companies new insights into particulate-solid flows in fluidized systems."

About OMIQ:  OMIQ originates from two Italian engineers’ passion for virtual simulation and design. Its objective is to provide help to companies focused on innovation, looking to improve their design process, willing to grow and be competitive in the global market. OMIQ’s customers have access to the most advanced software technologies and can count on engineering expertise, basic and advanced training and high quality support. OMIQ is focused on:
- Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis for Fluidised Beds 
- Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis for Pumps, Valves, Heat Exchangers and other industrial components and systems. 
- Pumps and Blowers Design 
- CAE Solutions Advanced Visualisation and Post-Processing

About CPFD Software: CPFD Software LLC is an Albuquerque-based company specializing in solving particle-gas and particle-liquid problems for the power, oil & gas, petrochemical, and chemical industries. Their Barracuda Virtual Reactor software provides accurate simulations of lab-scale, pilot plant, and full-scale reacting bed flows with full thermodynamics and chemistry.


For more information, contact:

CPFD Software, LLC
Phone: (505) 275-3849