ESI Group SA engages in the design, development, and supply of end-to-end virtual prototyping software and solutions. Its business activities include the sales of licenses and services such as training, consulting, and research & development. The firm's products are categorized into the following divisions: Virtual Reality; Biomechanics; Casting; Virtual Seat; Composites; Crash, Impact, and Safety; Electromagnetics; Fluid Dynamics; Multiphysics; NVH and Dynamics; Sheet Metal Forming; Simulation Systems Integration; Vibro-Acoustics; and Welding and Assembly. The company also provides Engineering Services. ESI Group was founded by Alain de Rouvray, Jacques Dubois, Iraj Farhooman and Eberhard Haug in 1973 and is headquartered in Paris, France.