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Innovation and collaborative, synchronized program management for new programs
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Streamline and accelerate product development process for engineers who need to work in a highly collaborative environment. Deliver innovative products for the fast-paced and competitive renewable energy industry.
Achieve an integrated, end-to-end design and higher-volume manufacturing process for the sophisticated engineered composite designs required by today’s renewable energy and utilities industry.
Manufacture consistent and repeatable renewable energy composite components and subsystems using a one-stop solution that incorporates CAM nesting, cutting, laser projection, tape laying and fiber placement.
Efficiently author, validate and communicate the joining requirements for complex mixed-material assemblies emphasizing fastening structures. Improve service life expectancy and durability of generating assets such as wind turbines.
Accelerate the process of simulating laminate composite materials through a seamless connection to composites design, solvers and postprocessing to meet increasing industry performance requirements.
Integrate planning and execution by reducing manual effort and cost of critical PLM processes so renewable energy companies can deploy sophisticated new designs faster and at higher volume.
Provide a common source of both basic and advanced engineering, as well as process and manufacturing BOM configuration management across your organization to support the advanced composite development required for today’s renewable energy markets.
The use of composite materials in the energy and utilities industry is growing, especially in the renewable energy sector where market demand and efforts to reduce total lifecycle costs are intense. Global competition and volatility of the energy market leave manufacturers and suppliers grappling with how to decrease engineering cycle times and reduce production costs while increasing performance.
Wind turbines, for example, are becoming bigger for added efficiency, which forces manufacturers to adopt new blade designs and use advanced materials and processes that meet design requirements. This adds risk and compounds the already complex challenge of building large composite blades less expensively while improving performance, reliability and quality.
The promise of mass reductions, performance improvements and material and assembly cost reductions can all seem enticing, but the nature of fibre-reinforced plastic products requires rapid changes in the way analysis, design and manufacturing are traditionally performed. Despite the increase in the use of composite materials today, effectively designing, analyzing and manufacturing composite products that satisfy customers’ needs remains a challenge.
Our Digital Innovation Solutions support the highly complex end-to-end design, analysis and manufacturing processes that come with engineered composites in today’s energy and utilities industry. We offer proven solutions for developing advanced composite parts, which require concurrent engineering processes. As a recognized thought leader providing decades of industry leadership, Siemens PLM Software is uniquely positioned as the only proven solution provider to create industry-specific, end-to-end composite design and manufacturing systems for energy industry applications.