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Thermo-Calc Software

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Thermo-Calc Software

If you’ve ever wished that your phone were lighter, a battery lasted longer, or your plane flight required less fuel for the environment, then you’ve wished for a better material. At Thermo-Calc Software, we make software and databases that are used by materials scientists and engineers to generate data that helps them design better materials and improve materials processing conditions.

Our flagship product, Thermo-Calc, is used by more than 1800 organizations located in more than 60 countries around the world to drive innovation through improved, advanced materials.

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Our Mission

Thermo-Calc Software’s mission is to develop computational tools that allow engineers to generate the materials data they need in their daily decision making to drive innovation and improve product performance.

Our Values

Our values shape our culture and define the character of our company. They guide how we behave and make decisions. Within Thermo-Calc Software we have formulated three values that express how we interact with clients, as well as colleagues, throughout the organization – regardless of status and geography. These values are Commitment, Cooperation, and Fairness.

  • Commitment: To be committed and to keep commitments is crucial for Thermo-Calc Software’s reputation as a reliable supplier that offers good value to the customer.
  • Cooperation: Within Thermo-Calc Software we realize the power of teamwork and value a supportive attitude amongst colleagues and towards clients.
  • Fairness: At Thermo-Calc Software we believe in fair play. We are honest to ourselves and others and work actively to seek win-win solutions. We make sure to treat others in the same way as we ourselves would like to be treated.

Our Customers

Our customers are researchers and engineers working for leading companies, research labs, and universities to design new alloys and improve materials processing conditions. Our users’ work can be seen in many of the products you interact with every day in materials that are stronger, lighter, more durable, and better for the environment. These new and improved materials drive innovation, giving us faster cars, stronger bridges, lighter phones, safer aircraft, and a more environmentally friendly world.

Read some of the ways Thermo-Calc users are using our tools in materials research.

Where We Are

Our company headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and we have fully-owned subsidiaries of Thermo-Calc Software located in Pittsburgh, USA, and Seoul, Korea. Additionally, we have local representation through partnerships in several other countries around the world, allowing us to provide customer and technical support to most of our users in their local language and time zone. See all of our locations.


Dr. Anders Engström
Thermo-Calc Software AB
Stockholm, Sweden

Meet Thermo-Calc Software’s CEO: Dr. Anders Engström

Dr. Anders Engström is the Chief Executive Officer of Thermo-Calc Software AB. He has held this position since 2010 and has been working at the company since 2001. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Thermo-Calc Software Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Directors for QuesTek Europe AB, a joint subsidiary of Thermo-Calc Software AB.

Anders received a doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in 1996. During his time at KTH, he was involved in the early development of key aspects of Thermo-Calc Software products. He has, for example, contributed to the development of the Diffusion Module (DICTRA).

Before joining Thermo-Calc Software in 2001, he spent two years (1997-1998) with ABB Corporate Research in Switzerland and three years (1998-2001) working for Sandvik Hard Materials in Sweden. He has extensive experience in, among other things, Ni-based superalloys and cemented carbides, and is an expert in the CALPHAD (Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry) methodology.

Thermo-Calc Software’s History

Thermo-Calc Software has a rich and interesting history that began all the way back in the late 1970s at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. Read about our history and learn where it all began.

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