CATIA (Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application) is a multi-platform CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite developed by the French company Dassault Systemes and marketed worldwide by IBM. Written in the C++ programming language, CATIA is the cornerstone of the Dassault Systemes product lifecycle management software suite.
The software was created in the late 1970s and early 1980s to develop Dassault’s Mirage fighter jet, then was adopted in the aerospace, automotive, shipbuilding, and other industries.
High TechSome High Tech companies are using CATIA to design their products. You can find for example: Nikon,Nokia, Pegatron
Energy, Process & UtilitiesSuzlon uses CATIA to manufacture turbine blades
Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) & RetailProcter & Gamble (P&G) is using CATIA to optimize its packagings.