Design Software offers support for 3D environments.

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Moldflow Plastics Advisers(TM) (MPA(TM)) v6.0, Revision 3 includes support for SpaceBall® and SpaceMouse® 3D motion controllers as well as support for SolidWorks® 2003 and Solid Edge® V12 integration.

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Moldflow Announces 3Dconnexion Controller Support for Moldflow Plastics Advisers 6.0 Version 3

Latest enhancements help MPA users become more productive in a 3D environment

WAYLAND, Mass.--Jan. 20, 2003--Moldflow Corporation (NASDAQ: MFLO), the world's leading provider of software products and services for optimizing the design and manufacture of injection-molded plastic products, today announced the release of Moldflow Plastics Advisers(TM) (MPA(TM)) 6.0, Revision 3. This release includes support for the SpaceBall(R) and SpaceMouse(R) 3D motion controllers from 3Dconnexion, a Logitech company (NASDAQ: LOGI). Used by thousands of plastics part and mold designers around the world, MPA is the injection molding industry's leading design for manufacturability predictive analysis software.

"The support of 3Dconnexion devices is in direct response to customer enhancement requests and allows MPA users to become more productive," said Peter Rucinski, Moldflow's director of product marketing.

"Our unique add-on devices are well suited for the MPA product and user community. We believe that the hardware/software combination will elevate the users' level of success," said Barry Smith, vice president of worldwide marketing for 3Dconnexion.

MPA 6.0, Revision 3 also includes support of SolidWorks(R) 2003 and Solid Edge (R) V12 integration. MPA 6.0 Revision 3 is available immediately. To learn more about MPA 6.0, Revision 3, visit For a product demonstration, contact your local Moldflow representative.

About 3Dconnexion

3Dconnexion, a Logitech Company (NASDAQ: LOGI), is the worldwide market leader in 3D input devices for the growing field of 3D motion control, used in the CAD (Computer Aided Design), EDA (Electronic Design Automation), GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and DCC (Digital Content Creation) markets. Over 200,000 professionals use 3Dconnexion controllers, including its industry-leading SpaceBall and SpaceMouse.

About Moldflow Corporation

Moldflow (NASDAQ: MFLO) is the world's leading provider of software products and services that help increase the speed, efficiency, quality and drive down the cost of the design and manufacture of injection molded plastic products. Companies use Moldflow's complete suite of products to address plastic part design issues at the earliest possible stage as well as to maximize productivity and profitability on the manufacturing floor. Our collaboration with academia, industry and customers around the world has led to a reputation for constant innovation in the complete design-to-manufacture process. Headquartered in Wayland, Massachusetts, Moldflow has offices and research and development centers in the United States, Europe, Australia and the Asia Pacific region. For more information about Moldflow visit or call 508-358-5848; fax 508-358-5868.

CONTACT: Moldflow corporate contact:
Dawn Soucier, 508/358-5848


Public relations contact:
Laura Carrabine, 440/247-8653

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