Industrial Equipment

Industrial Equipment Solution
I. Overview
As subcontractors, mechanical power, heating, and refrigeration equipment companies are challenged to provide their contractors with high performance products on time. Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE solutions help subcontractors ensure on-time delivery and end user satisfaction.

Delivering efficient machine components on time

Mechanical power, heating and refrigeration equipment are products that OEMs often subcontract to Industrial Equipment suppliers.

This enables cost savings, on-time delivery and better performance thanks to the product supplier’s expertise. As subcontractors, industrial equipment product companies are challenged to deliver their products on time to contractors that must deliver on time as well to avoid late penalties.

By producing efficient products, suppliers ensure customer satisfaction and repeat orders.

With our Industry Solution Experiences, mechanical power, heating, and refrigeration equipment suppliers can overcome these challenges to satisfy their customers by delivering high quality and more sustainable products on time.


Industrial Equipment Business Processes

II. Industry experiences

1. Single Source for Speed

  One unique solution to engineer, source and produce fast anywhere

Being an efficient industrial equipment company today, in a very competitive market, requires the ability to define and produce customized products that can be delivered to multiple geographic locations in record speed. Moreover, companies are required to provide services to install equipment at any customer site around the world.

With the Single Source for Speed 3DEXPERIENCE solution from Dassault Systèmes companies can manage the entire product development process - from sourcing to design, production and services - across all geographic locations. This Experience leverages a single data model of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform which covers mechanical, piping and tubing, as well as electrical schematics processes. This enables all product development stakeholders to share and interact on a single source that is based on 3-dimensional (3D) models. The lifelike experience of the virtual product enables all actors to retrieve the right information in real time from anywhere, which improves communication and project monitoring. Industrial equipment companies can reduce costs and time to market while increasing product quality.

Single Source for Speed liberates and accelerates your product development, order fulfillment and service activities for all product configurations in a sustainable way. This paves the way for a quick industrial integration of newly acquired companies. It delivers a unique product development backbone that enables your enterprise to realize your strategic initiatives

      1.1 Product Creation & Lifetime Maintenance

All Engineering Data at Your Fingertips!

Being an efficient industrial equipment company today, in a very competitive market, requires the ability to define and produce customized products that can be delivered to multiple geographic locations in record speed. Moreover, companies are required to provide services to install equipment at any customer site around the world.

With the Single Source for Speed 3DEXPERIENCE solution from Dassault Systèmes companies can manage the entire product development process - from sourcing to design, production and services - across all geographic locations. This Experience leverages a single data model of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform which covers mechanical, piping and tubing, as well as electrical schematics processes. This enables all product development stakeholders to share and interact on a single source that is based on 3-dimensional (3D) models. The lifelike experience of the virtual product enables all actors to retrieve the right information in real time from anywhere, which improves communication and project monitoring. Industrial equipment companies can reduce costs and time to market while increasing product quality.

Single Source for Speed liberates and accelerates your product development, order fulfillment and service activities for all product configurations in a sustainable way. This paves the way for a quick industrial integration of newly acquired companies. It delivers a unique product development backbone that enables your enterprise to realize your strategic initiatives.

Key Benefits:
      • Faster design by automatically adapting parts and products to new contexts.
      • Boosts creativity, exchange of know-how and validation by using design templates.
      • Fast production of accurate BOMs.
      • Improved productivity, higher quality and faster time-to-market.
      • Easy-to-use, intuitive, safe and secure interface to manage multi CAD data in day-to-day operations.
      • Accelerates decision-making process on product changes and alternative design studies.
      • Accelerates the detection and resolution of design issues.
      • Fosters collaboration using 3D as a common language

      1.2 Product Development Project Management

Monitor On-Time and On-Budget Performance

Without proper Product Portfolio Management tools such as project reports and dashboards, you can easily miss schedule deadlines due to resource bottlenecks corrective actions. Access to up to date data is crucial to making the right decisions and avoiding too many new product introduction failures.

Based on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform,  Single Source for Speed accelerates decision making by delivering a clear understanding of deliverables and responsibility for all product development stakeholders. It helps ensure that projects are planned and executed based on standard company processes. This solution will help you deliver your projects in a timely manner, while meeting targeted performance objectives.

Key Benefits:
      • Faster design by automatically adapting parts and products to new contexts.
      • Boosts creativity, exchange of know-how and validation by using design templates.
      • Fast production of accurate BOMs.
      • Improved productivity, higher quality and faster time-to-market.
      • Easy-to-use, intuitive, safe and secure interface to manage multi CAD data in day-to-day operations.
      • Accelerates the decision-making process on product changes and alternative design studies.
      • Accelerates the detection and resolution of design issues.
      • Fosters collaboration using 3D as a common language.

      1.3 Product Simulation

Reduce Development Cost and Improve Product Quality

Industrial Equipment manufacturers make some of the most complex products in the world under highly competitive market conditions. Products are specialized with demanding design and production requirements. Manufacturers are challenged to create products that meet many different customers’ performance and safety requirements while improving cycle times and reducing costs. Increasing product complexity requires highly sophisticated simulation technology that can predict realistic behavior throughout the entire product lifecycle.

Based on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, Single Source for Speed allows product designers to save time and cost while improving quality with design-integrated simulation. We offer easy-to-use analysis tools that help designers make appropriate design decisions. This broad simulation portfolio enables Industrial Equipment developers to leverage the right simulation tool for their specific application. It  also promotes collaboration between designers and analysis experts to accelerate fully informed performance-based design decisions and reduce the need for costly physical testing. Our design analysis applications enable you to accurately predict complex real-world behavior of component parts, large scale structures, and complete systems.

Key Benefits:
      • Accelerates the detection and the resolution of design issues.
     • Ability to evaluate more design alternatives faster.
     • Increased confidence in product performance and quality.
     • Reduced development costs.
     • Optimized designs that are compliant  with requirements.
     • Gain competitive advantage by driving creativity and exploration

     1.4 Production Engineering

Optimize Production & Assembly Setup

Industrial Equipment companies must reduce their product development and manufacturing costs and efficiently manage their supply chain to design, manufacture and install anywhere. They need to maintain manufacturing quality and flexibility in a competitive market. Furthermore, they need to ensure they retain the best manufacturing set up all through product evolution.

The machining processes must be optimized to gain productivity and stay ahead of the competition while increasing revenue through faster delivery of machined parts. Based on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, our applications help improve first time quality by eliminating errors and ambiguity on the shop floor with precise work instructions. They also enable customers to capitalize and reuse their company know-how for efficient programming. Single Source for Speed will help to lower your total cost of ownership by managing the single source of the truth including product, process and resource data integration.

Key Benefits:
     • Increases productivity by using a single system from design to manufacturing.
     • Reduces product development costs by managing concurrent engineering.
     • Risks associated with change are evaluated by forecasting the effects on resources, effort and schedules.
     • Evaluates more design alternatives faster.

2. Simple Solution Selection

   Fast and Safe Solution Optimization

By reorganizing and rethinking the way products are developed and using common and interchangeable modules with predefined variants, modularity can pave the way to more innovation and timely delivery. With Simple Solution Selection 3DEXPERIENCE solution, manufacturers have a unique configuration engine for a fast, safe and optimized quotation process. Always challenged to diversify their product offering while minimizing the cost of complexity, with Simple Solution Selection they have a technical configuration application to help them manage product complexity, which arises when requests for more customized products come up, while protecting company profits. Simple Solution Selection 3DEXPERIENCE solution ensures fast configuration to create modular machines that meet their customers’ expectations.

Our solution enables a more diverse product offering while requiring a smaller number of parts. Once modular architecture is established, sales configurator provides quick and secure quotations and technical configurator allows ultra-fast order fulfillment.

     2.1 Modular Architecture Design and Configuration Definition

Design new equipment portfolio using modular architecture

Manufacturers face daunting challenges. Simple Solution Selection 3DEXPERIENCE  helps  industrial equipment companies to remain competitive. Time has come to reorganize and rethink the way products are developed by using common and interchangeable modules with predefined variants. By choosing to embrace modularity industrial engineering companies can pave the way to increased innovation and timely delivery.

Dassault Systèmes now has a solution to help Industrial Equipment companies enhance product portfolio while decreasing number of parts. With its Modular architecture design & configuration definition, Simple Solution Selection 3DEXPERIENCE is the answer to make sure product portfolio is diverse enough to satisfy consumers’ rapidly changing tastes without increasing design and production costs due to component duplication. You benefit from modular reusable geometry that cuts costs and time to market.

Key Highlights and Benefits:
      • Slash quotation cycle time by 99%
     • Slash eBOM set up time by 99%
     • Offer machines tailored to customers’ needs

     2.2 Product Mechanical Configuration

Optimize and get cost efficient production

Implementing interchangeable modules with predefined variants is a way to get the better of each all the different types of parts that compose the machine, starting with the mechanical parts. With Simple Solution Selection 3DEXPERIENCE , the production of mechanical parts is optimized and cost efficient

Simple Solution Selection 3DEXPERIENCE helps you to rethink the way mechanical parts are produced in order to capitalize on the existing material and to optimize the production time of these parts by gathering them into different modules.

All the machine production process is potentially concerned by modularity. When configuring the mechanical part of a machine, implementing different modules to optimize the production of the mechanical part of a machine is a very efficient way to save time and money and to offer a larger product portfolio.

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