The history of TDA dates back to 1978. Since those early days of puch card based computers and drawing boards, the company has been in a dramatic development to arrive at the streamlined and efficient computer based design process of today. Some key milestones in the company development are:
1978: Teknisk Data AS founded by technical IT and structural specialists from Kongsberg IKOSS AS
1985: Sole Scandinavian reseller of the FEA system ASAS, at the time developed and owned by WS Atkins Ltd
1990: Teknisk Data Application AS spun of as a FEA and project management specialist company
1992: Company re-launched as a dedicated engineering and FEA specialist company
1995: First delivery of a detailed design for a subsea manifold to FMC
2001: Sole Scandinavian reseller of Robot Structural Analysis, at the time Robot Millennium by Robobat
2007: First delivery of a detailed design for a Offshore Wind jacket foundation to OWEC Tower
2011: Company re branded as TDA with a strong dedication to growth on engineering services
2012: The software subsidiary Medeso AS sold to EDR&Medeso AS

TDA is owned 67% by the employees and 33% by Norwind AS.

TDA serves a wide client base in Norway and the rest of Europe. The customers range from start up businesses to large international engineering and fabrication companies .