MSC Software's MaterialCenter - a Materials Lifecycle Management System - is designed from the ground up to link material specialists to mechanical simulation. A process and data management system, MaterialCenter automatically captures the data from integrated processes ensuring full traceability across the enterprise and throughout the product lifecycle. MaterialCenter addresses the unique requirements of exponential growth of complex materials in driving product innovation (plastics, composites) MaterialCenter works directly with many commercial CAE products including the newly acquired e-Xstream Digimat.