Industry-forum 2011 PARTsolutions CONTACT


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PDM: Key for Successful Management of the
Corporate-wide Product Data

Master data and parts management
Reuse, transparency, integrated network
Standard parts management

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Industry-forum 2011 PARTsolutions CONTACT

  1. 1. PDM: Key for a successful Management of Corporate Product Data Master Data- and Parts Management Reutilization, Transparency, Integrated Network, Standard Parts Management CONTACT Software GmbH Axel Eckstein, Director Competence Center© CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 1
  2. 2. s The Company  1990: Foundation of CONTACT Software GmbH  Shareholder: 100% Karl Heinz Zachries  > 120 Employees + 50 Partner Resources  Leading supplier of solutions for the collaborative Hamburg product development Bremen • Product Data Management • Project Management Duisburg • Collaboration Köln Frankfurt  Numerous internationally operating long-time customers of different industries Stuttgart Ulm  Partnerships / Co-operations München • BTC, IDS Scheer, IGS, InMediasP, PSI, PCO, Unity, SIS, Kuttig, CADENAS, IFS… Italien Türkei © CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 2
  3. 3. CONTACT PLM ROADMAP Purchase Parts Supplier Management Modular Expandability and Future Guarantee for further Themes available on demand at any time© CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 3
  4. 4. PDM „Platform for all product describing data“ Requirement Szenario PARTsolution CIM DATABASE (PLM) Requirement & Function Management Product Structure Management / Variants Configuration Management Management of in house production parts Product Configurator BOM Management / ERP Integration Multi Project Management Global Collaborative Development Variable and dynamic Process Support Object Lifecycle Management/Version/History Multi CAD Management Overview „ purchase parts & catalogs“ extensive Query-Mechanism Integration of Purchasing and Engineering© CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 4
  5. 5. New/Re-utilization of purchase parts When utilizing new purchase parts, the construction engineer operates in his usual way, necessary material master files are being created via PDM in ERP and returned to PARTsolution. The search for known purchase parts is possible in both systems: (PARTSolution and CIM DATABASE) The solution supports MULTI CAD environments by standard interfaces. PARTsolution can be integrated via CIM DATASE into the ERP systems by standard interfaces . Due to the numerous Query- Mechanism in PARTsolution and CIM DATABASE a total transparency of the complete parts list of the company is available for the construction engineer© CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 5
  6. 6. Example for Master data of a CAD Model Masterdata/(Templates) are object addicted and can contain different information. Standard objects: CAD Documents Project Documents Requirements Masterdata etc. Extension of templates is variable. By acquired knowledge objects can refer to each other.© CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 6
  7. 7. „A magic Triangle becomes a Rectangle” Product Lifecycle Management In-house Production Production Processes Development (ERP) Processes CAD Procurement Processes Purchase PartsOur Solution stands for the added value:A standard integrated handling of all parts (purchase parts, in-house production parts,standard parts, standard plant parts etc. as well as the handling of master data isbeing carried out over all processes of the product development.© CONTACT Software GmbH | | Vertraulich, keine Weitergabe an Dritte! 7