We support LS-DYNA and LS-OPT users in Europe, eastern neighbouring countries and the United States. Our services include support, sales, development, process integration, training, and consulting.


DYNAmore is dedicated to support engineers to solve non-linear mechanical problems numerically. Our tools to model and solve the problems are the finite element software LS-DYNA as solver and LS-OPT for optimization. Our main focuses are: Support, sales, training, engineering services and software development.

Company Brochure (English, pdf)


DYNAmore is your contact partner for consulting, training, support and sales services concerning the finite element software LS-DYNA. The product portfolio consists of LS-DYNA, LS-OPT, LS-PrePost, GENESIS, additional complementary programs as well as numerous FE models for crash simulation.

We are first choice for pilot and development projects concerned with the simulation of non-linear dynamic problems. Secured and qualified support for all application fields, FEM calculation services and general consulting on the subject of structural dynamics are counted among our services. Our education offering covers a wide range of seminars, infodays and conferences. The services provided also software development for finite element solver technology and simulation data management as well as consulting and support for modern massively parallel computer systems.


We are working with over 800 industrial companies and more than 150 universities in Europe and the USA. The majority of our commercial customers are from the automotive and aerospace industry. Many companies value the services of DYNAmore. Some examples:

  • 9 of the 10 largest car companies are our customers
  • 7 of the 10 world wide largest automotive suppliers are our customers
  • All OEMs located in Germany are customers of DYNAmore
  • 7 of the 10 largest German automotive suppliers are our customers
  • The dummy models developed by DYNAmore are used by almost all OEMs world wide
  • The majority of suppliers for crash relevant parts in the automotive industry use LS-DYNA
  • The vast majority of German engineering services companies for the crash simulation are customers of DYNAmore
  • LS-DYNA is likely to be the most frequently used explicit finite element code


  • DYNAmore and its affiliates have approx. 150 employees, which operate from 12 local offices in 6 countries
  • Our employees come from 19 different countries
  • The percentage of female staff is in the range of 25 %
  • The fluctuation of employees is with less than 2% very low
  • You find our offices in Germany, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Italy and the USA
  • The affiliated company SCALE GmbH with approx. 40 employees works in the field of collaborative engineering for simulation
  • The affiliated company CASCATE GmbH with 6 employees deals with complex tasks in fluid mechanics, structural mechanics and fluid-structure interaction

Founders of DYNAmore

Prof. Dr. Karl Schweizerhof Karl Schweizerhof is involved in the development of LS-DYNA since 1985. He is a retired professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT (formerly Karlsruhe University), where he headed the Institute of Mechanics at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Geo- and Environmental Sciences until fall 2012. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of the finite element method.

Dr. Klaus Weimar Klaus Weimar supports LS-DYNA customers since 1988. He is actively involved in customization projects like the implementation of new material models and the porting of LS-DYNA versions. Klaus Weimar is leading the support services of DYNAmore.

Dipl.-Ing. Kurt Schweizerhof Kurt Schweizerhof works with LS-DYNA since 1991. His main focus is user support in automotive applications. In addition, he has a vast knowledge in running LS-DYNA on massive parallel computer systems (MPP).