The French software company FTZ, a specialist in computer assisted engineering (CAE) solutions for electrical and mechanical fields, offers a complete suite of software packages, including SD-Piping. This simple and flexible product enables pipe network and accessories modeling with an automatic generation of 2D plans, bill of materials, and positioning marks. SD-Piping has been developed using the SolidDesigner graphic engine from the German company CoCreate. SolidDesigner is a 3D volumetric CAD software solution. It is based on a technology that frees the user from the constraints of following the different stages in design. www.infotechfrance.com/ftpousa FTZ.