The MathWorks, Inc. develops and supplies technical computing and model-based design software for engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and researchers. The company offers MATLAB, which is used for mathematical calculations, analyzing and visualizing data, and writing new software programs; and Simulink that is used for modeling and simulating complex systems, such as a vehicle's automatic transmission system. It also provides various tools for processing images and signals, and analyzing financial data. The company serves aerospace and defense, electronics, automotive, financial services, biotech, pharmaceutical and medical, industrial automation and machinery, semiconductors, communications, and computers and office equipment industries. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts with additional offices in Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.