Category Archives for "Digital Transformation"

PROSTEP helps Meyer Group to Build Cruise Ships on a Common Platform

​Cruise ships are typically not designed from scratch, but so far there is no systematic reuse of existing design. Now Finish shipyard Meyer Turku starts to create the first of two ships using a common platform developed together with German counterpart Meyer Werft. German PLM specialist PROSTEP helps Meyer Turku to overcome the challenge of […]

CAD Conversion and Integration for the Marine Industry

​WHAT YOU NEED: THE ABILITY TO REUSE CAD DATA​Are you a company in the shipbuilding or marine industry with a heterogeneous system landscape that is looking to reuse data from mechanical CAD systems in specialized shipbuilding applications like AVEVA Marine or CADMATIC and vice versa?​Do you want to deploy mechanical and specialized shipbuilding CAD systems […]

Digitalization Push in the Shipbuilding Sector

​European shipbuilders are experiencing incredible success at the moment. This success is built on their specialization in the construction of complex vessels like cruise ships, a market segment where demand remains extremely strong, and on their edge in expertise in the highly industrialized production of such ships. Use of digital technologies is playing a key […]

Model-based Definitions and Digital Masters

Ever since the introduction of the first 3D CAD systems, development departments have been pursuing the idea of replacing paper-based documentation with an entirely digital product description. Thanks to powerful visualization tools, geometric models are today also available in digital form outside of the development and engineering departments and can be used to optimize other […]

From Industry 4.0 to New Business Models

Industry 4.0 involves far more than increasing efficiency and flexibility in manufacturing through the intelligent networking of machines, systems, workpieces and IT systems. First and foremost, it involves the development of smart, connected products, which, in the view of a plant engineer, also includes the machines. And it involves the development of new, service-oriented business […]