July 31, 2017

Fluidization Simulation Workshop

CPFD Software engineers will be teaching a half-day Fluidization Simulation Workshop on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 8:00 am until noon at the PSRI offices in Chicago, IL.  The course follow's PSRI's Fluidization Seminar, scheduled for September 18 - 21.

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June 16, 2017

CPFD Software Releases Barracuda Virtual Reactor® 17.2

CPFD Software, LLC is pleased to announce the release of Barracuda Virtual Reactor 17.2, engineering software for simulation and analysis of fluidized bed reactors and other gas-solid systems. This latest release enables users to more easily simulate complex systems, and obtain insight faster than ever before.

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April 6, 2017

WEBINAR: Improving FCC Economics through Computational Particle Fluid Dynamics Simulation

Join us for this free webinar. Presenting material first published and presented at the 2017 AFPM Annual Meeting, Peter Blaser, CPFD Software's Vice President of Engineering Services, discusses simulation as a means to "look inside" the FCCU, addressing issues such as erosion, catalyst losses, afterburn, emissions, and catalyst circulation problems by allowing: 

  • diagnosis of the root cause of issues 
  • testing of the effect of proposed modifications prior to implementation
  • minimization of the concern of the negative impacts of change
  • pursuit of improved profitability with confidence

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March 15, 2017

CPFD Software Engineer to Speak at 2017 KIChE Spring Meeting

Sam Clark, Senior Project Engineer at CPFD Software, will present a paper titled "Industrial Case Studies of Solutions Enabled by Simulation of Fluidized Systems" as part of the Symposium on Theory and Applications of Multi-phase Flow Reactors at the Spring 2017 Meeting of the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE).…

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February 16, 2017

CPFD Software, LLC Appoints Two Business Professionals as President and Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Ken Williams and Dr. Dale Snider, Co-Founders and Owners of CPFD Software, are pleased to announce that John Chavez has been appointed as President of CPFD and that Beverly Bendicksen has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer.   Mr. Chavez and Ms. Bendicksen, with the current seasoned professional team at CPFD, will manage global business operations for CPFD, developers of Barracuda Virtual Reactor® simulation software for design and process optimization of fluidized reactor systems.

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