Modelon opens India office in response to growing customer needs

Lund, Sweden – Wednesday, July 5, 2017 – Modelon, a premier provider of system simulation software solutions, including state-of-the-art model libraries that accelerate development time and easy integration, is pleased to announce the expansion of its worldwide operations with the opening of a new subsidiary, Modelon Engineering Private Limited. Based in Tiruchirappalli, India, Modelon’s team, led by Managing Director, Anand Pitchaikani, will support the growing demand in the region for systems modeling and simulation.

“Modelon’s worldwide business has grown rapidly and the selection for global office placement has been strategic,” says Magnus Gafvert, Chief Executive Officer. “Our focus is on connecting excellent teams with innovative customers. Opening a subsidiary in India, under Anand’s leadership, is a major strategic initiative – bringing us closer to our growing and engaged customer base.”

Modelon India will focus on:

  • Serving customers in the Indian market with a committed full-time local team of system simulation experts;
  • Accelerating the adoption of Modelon’s simulation software solutions, including: training, support and consulting services;
  • Augmenting Modelon’s global R&D and consulting teams with localized engineering experts who recognize and understand client needs; and
  • Employing top engineering competence from the Indian talent pool.

Anand Pitchaikani

“The need for simulations in engineering activity is continuing to grow and advance rapidly in India” says Anand Pitchaikani, Managing Director. “My goal is to grow our footprint within India by creating a strong and loyal user base that trusts our experts and solutions. We are committed to building excellence in solutions and teams for simulation based system designs needed to serve any client.”

Anand Pitchaikani has been working in systems modeling and simulation for the past 16 years and has been working with Modelon technologies as a consultant since early 2015.

About Modelon
Modelon provides software solutions and expert services to organizations worldwide that use model-based simulation tools to design and develop technical systems. Modelon’s libraries, solver, and deployment solutions enable companies to benefit from a unified picture of product system interaction and performance – from product concept to operation. Headquartered in Lund, Sweden, and with global reach, Modelon is an industry leader in model-based systems engineering with a focus on leveraging Modelica and FMI open standard technologies.  For more information, visit