Designed for all engineers involved in the sheet metal forming process, PAM-STAMP 2G Version 2011 is ESI Group’s complete and integrated, streamlined sheet metal forming solution for automotive and aerospace applications. According to the company, the software suite significantly shortens time to market by providing users with the results needed to make decisions from an early stage of design through to production. PAM-STAMP 2G Version 2011 takes into account the entire tooling process and offers trade-oriented virtual manufacturing. The following areas were especially extended for this release: hot forming, including metallurgy and cooling; line die simulation, including flanging with ironing; springback after hemming; and optimization. General usability has been improved, and the iteration process with PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 has been simplified.