Case Studies Archive

Aerosud Aviation uses 3DEXPERIENCE to Cut Additive Manufacturing Design Time in Half

However, considering itself a Smart Supplier, the company strives to remain at the forefront of understanding, adopting and improving new technologies. Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one example – an area that Aerosud has been involved in for some time.…

Siemens Oil & Gas Spark the Next Step in Quality Management

Surprisingly, even today, some processes within complex production operations are still carried out manually. Until recently, Siemens Gas & Oil would compare test measurements with actual values for components. These test reports were often compared to a hand-drawing – a…

The Shopper Agency

The Customer The Shopper Agency are a shopper consultancy based in Amsterdam, NL with a mission to aid global brands and retailers by continuously evaluating and transforming their shoppers’ experience. They provide a full-service retail experience consultancy, offering behavioural insights,…

Emerald Automotive Design

Early Days The initial concept designs for the Horizon Taxi project were created in 2013.  By now, there were 20 employees in disperse locations using rudimentary file sharing tools but this was becoming problematic as the team grew, so Emerald…

Electrical Harness Cabling

The Project: Optimised Engineering of a Complex Automotive Electrical Cabling System Competitive pressures are driving automotive manufacturers to speed up their new model releases, deliver emotion stirring vehicles and provide innovative mobility solutions to increase consumer value and improve user…

Composite Mast Analysis

Yacht racing is a sport for the rich and on a world stage, it is the equivalent of Formula 1 on water. With the push for ever faster yachts, comes the demand for lightweight structures and to support this the…

Eclipse Tooling

The aircraft industry has always suffered from production constraints imposed on them due to the relatively low production volumes. The traditional high cost associated with press tooling forming is often not a viable production process and for this reason aircraft…

Tymatic Construction Tool

Starting with a clean sheet of paper with a clear brief from our client, to resolve an issue within the construction industry. Project aim: Create a battery operated construction tool to replace the manual task of tying rebars together using…

Aircraft Research Association

ABOUT: Aircraft Research Association (ARA) Aircraft Research Association (ARA) was formed in 1952 by the UK’s leading aerospace companies to create a state of the art transonic wind tunnel that would maintain a dominant position within aerospace research and development.…

An Investigation into Composite Joints

TECHNIA’s customers often operate in hi-tech or world class environments. They are frequently called upon to produce products using materials and manufacturing processes that are often innovative but may or may not be unique to their particular industry to maintain…

Jaguar Land Rover’s V6 PLM Story

Jaguar Land Rover’s heritage comprises some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, including the Jaguar Mark II, the E-Type, and the Land Rover Defender. Having passed through the corporate hands of Ford, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has emerged within Tata…

Non-Stop Around the World

Around the world sailing race require a new 60-foot yacht and a tight, efficient team to support the captain who will circumnavigate our planet non-stop and singlehanded for the race’s 3 months duration. The boats used for this high order…

Oyster Marine Select TECHNIA

About Oyster Marine Oyster Marine was founded in 1973 by current chairman Richard Matthews and soon gained an enviable reputation for the development and marketing of cruiser-racers with an emphasis on performance. Indeed over the years, Oyster yachts have notched…

A Pressing Need for Data Management

About the customer Data management with SmarTeamThe customer is one of the world’s leading suppliers of aluminum and composite superplastically formed components, supplying parts to leading companies such as Boeing, Airbus Industries, British Aerospace, Siemens, Aston Martin and many others…

Sitting Pretty with V5 PLM Solutions

Leading Supplier Based on the east coast of England in Southend-on-Sea, Ipeco has been designing and building crew seats for the aviation industry since 1972. The company’s seats can be found on executive aircraft, commuter aircraft, commercial jets, and military…

The Deployment of V6 in Styled Product Design

About J3D J3D is an independent consultancy specialising in 3D Design and Imaging services primarily for concept/product development and marketing purposes. They supply modeling/surfacing expertise where styled components are important plus extensive visualisation services, including photo-real stills, animation and interactive…

Management of Company Data with SmarTeam

About Senior Aerospace BWT Senior Aerospace BWT engineerSenior Aerospace BWT is part of Senior plc; the international manufacturing group operating in 11 countries, manufacturing and marketing components and systems for principal OEMs in the worldwide aerospace, automotive and specialised industrial…

Turning Vision Into Reality with Visiocorp PLC

About Visiocorp PLC Visiocorp PLC has recently changed its name from Schefenacker Vision Systems UK Ltd and is a supplier to the automotive industry. Their companies around the globe develop, produce and high-quality products to the world’s leading automotive manufacturers.…

Unique Architecture from Heatherwick Studio

Established in 1994, Heatherwick Studio’s business operates from a studio and workshop in Kings Cross, London and is renowned for its creative and innovative use of engineering principles and materials. Beyond the area of creative design, the company adopts a…

MacGregor

Every detail is critical at MacGregor Requirements on safety and durability are strict on marine cargo cranes. A typical crane is mounted 20 meters above the ship deck and has a lifting capacity of more than 40 tons on outreach…

Orion

Why reinvent the wheel? Orion looked for ways to adapt to market changes by increasing efficiency, flexibility in partnerships and networks, exact product launch control, and facilitating regulatory compliance. Life sciences market is strictly regulated with high demands for transparency,…

Outotec

Brings system usability to the next level Outotec is a Finnish manufacturer of minerals and metals processing. Henri Syrjäläinen, Senior Specialist­ Engineering & PDM Applications, responsible for the ENOVIA development and support at Outotec, says: “With ENOVIA on a mobile…

ESS

In general, spallation is a process in which fragments of material (spall) are ejected from a body due to impact or stress. In nuclear physics, spallation is the process in which a heavy nucleus emits a large number of neutrons…

Kleven

PLM system for advanced design projects Norwegian vessel builder Kleven, with sales of approximately NOK 3 billion, is an industrial system integrator. The company works closely with subcontractors when constructing and building sophisticated special vessels. To enhance the efficiency of…

Haglöfs

TECHNIA tools for improved efficiency Haglöfs invested in a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system in 2006, as one part of their strategic plan to enable their future expansion. The selected partner on this journey was TECHNIA, one of the leading PLM solution providers in Europe…

William Demant Holding Group

We realized that we needed a unified platform The business area comprises six independent companies that all previously had individual systems, which was not optimal. To have complete support for the entire product development process, the company switched to PLM…

APM

ENOVIA bridging the gap Swedish APM August Pettersson AB, a control fixtures maker with the majority of its clients in the automotive industry, used to keep all of its records and 3D Computer Aided Designs (CADs) in a file system…

Data Respons

Data Respons had a problem Data Respons needed to better control its production processes and improve the traceability of changes made to blueprints and other product information documents. “The number of documents involved in making a product can range from…

Growth at Mölnlycke Health Care

To comply with stringent regulation requirements All healthcare companies have to comply with stringent regulation requirements, particularly with respect to patient safety. To be able to meet the requirements, Mölnlycke Health Care has teamed up with TECHNIA since 2001 as…

Kongsberg

Local Hawk “We are going to test how it flies now,” says one of the 20 engineering students participating in Kongsberg Defence Aerospace’s annual project “Local Hawk.” He is one of hundreds of students who applied to participate in the…

FACC

FACC developing complex components In this field, FACC uses software solutions made by TECHNIA PLM and the design software CATIA. Q-Checker ensures the compliance with data quality standards and verifies design guidelines. myPLM considerably simplifies the system maintenance and updating…

ITER

The international project ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) This is intended to demonstrate that the creation of energy through nuclear fusion it is physically and technologically feasible. In 2005, all ITER members – the European Atomic Energy Community, the Russian…

TUI Nordic

Why PLM and why TECHNIA? “PLM is usually associated with the manufacturing industry, not service products. But TECHNIA very quickly understood our needs and showed us the possibilities with PLM in our business,” says Peter Ulwahn, TUI Nordic’s Head of…

Metabo

In order to implement this project, Metabo has called upon the expertise of Karlsruhe-based software company TECHNIA (formerly TechniaTranscat). As part of the implementation phase, the two companies are working together to scrutinize and adapt their processes. The system is…

Aesculap

This has been very well received by clients with up to 350 courses being booked every year – a clear confirmation of the high level of quality. This trend is also growing – with the foundation of the TECHNIA Academy…

EDAG

Vision The developers have christened their concept EDAG Light Car Sharing – an electrically powered car that anyone can rent, but no one has to buy. The car has been designed by development service providers from Fulda, especially for the…

WMF

Challenge One of WMF’s claims is their ability to set themselves apart by offering products that are high-quality and innovative. In line with these core values, the tableware manufacturer emphasizes the design of its products. As most customers perceive the surface and…

Guess

Challenge A listed company, Guess is one of the world’s leading lifestyle suppliers of contemporary apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The international brand is reflecting the American lifestyle and European fashion sensibilities in its styles. Operating globally,…

Jula

Challenge Jula specialises in low-cost quality products for the do-it-yourself (DIY) enthusiast and professionals alike, ranging from shower curtains to power tools for the home, car or garden. The company’s growth has been staggering, as it doubled its number of…

s.Oliver

“A specific advantage when working with ENOVIA is the usability for the end user. The fact that it is table-oriented like Excel, is practical, especially in the fashion industry, where people are very creative and not as technical,” says Silke…

3CON

Challenge As an international producer of tooling and equipment technology for the automotive industry, 3CON brings high-tech into the automotive production. Establishing branches in Germany, the USA, China and Mexico, the Austrian-based company is increasing its international orientation. Moreover, customer’s demands such as for…

MOG

Maritime Offshore Group (MOG) is a specialist in offshore wind farm projects. To keep up with the increasing demand, MOG needed a solution that scales, too: the 3DEXPERIENCE platform enables them to accelerate the delivery of cost-effective wind turbine support designs ready for…

Ford

Challenge Increasing standards in the automotive industry ensure improving car safety, environmental protection as well as general quality of products and production process. Less good, it also slows down and complicates product and production enhancement. To facilitate car design that…

Marshall

Challenge Declaring customer service as well as innovation and creativity as two of their core values, Marshall constantly seeks to innovate. Thus, the independent aerospace and defence company sets about searching for solutions that would allow them to work faster…

DMG MORI

Vision Since 2013, when it comes to additive manufacturing, DMG MORI has been using laser metal deposition welding with a powder nozzle to great success. With the integration of REALIZER’s products, DMG MORI has opened up access to ‘selective laser…

Kiekert

Challenge “Without numerical simulations, companies will no longer be able to develop products profitably in the medium-term. Product requirements are simply becoming ever greater.” notices Ralf Passmann, Simulation Department Manager at TECHNIA. However, physical tests are very time-consuming and complex.…

GE Healthcare

“As the company grows, you cannot afford to have 20 systems but if you have three systems that you work hard on, and integrate them wing to wing, then that’s a prerequisite for the scalability and sustainable business growth”, sums…

2K Manufacturing

Challenge “Our mission is to bring cutting-edge engineering to bear in the harmonization of construction and the environment.”  – with that mission statement in mind, 2K Manufacturing came up with the idea of how to convert recycled plastic into a plywood…