XPLM Solution for Kiepe Electric

CustomerKiepe Electric
BrancheHTE, IT/Telecommunication
IntegrationAucotec ELCAD & Engineering Base to PROCAD PRO.FILE

About the Customer

Worldwide, Kiepe Electric is synonymous with innovative and competent solutions in the field of traction equipment for electrically driven vehicles. The modification of existing vehicles with state-of-the-art technology, the assembly and commissioning as well as the marketing of electrical components for the public transport sector complement their range of services.

From modest origins in the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia, Kiepe Electric has grown into a player of international status. Meanwhile, approximately 700 employees work at the headquarters of the Company in Düsseldorf and at the subsidiaries in Europe and overseas.

Day by day, their knowledge goes into the development, design and manufacture of state-of-the-art products of the utmost quality. Since 2017 Kiepe Electric has been part of the internationally operating Knorr-Bremse Group.

Customer Challenges

  • Due to the long history of Kiepe, fundamental data cleansing was necessary
  • Manual BOM creation was time-consuming and prone to errors

Customer Requirements

  • Uniform database with an automated transfer of the BOMs
  • A comparison of the articles basic data between the PLM system and the ECAD database
  • Transfer of the ECAD BOM to the PLM system
  • Generation of all relevant documents and transfer to the PLM system
  • Automatic revision of BOMs and documents in the PLM system when changes are made in the ECAD system

Customer Benefits

  • A uniform database and no double maintenance, that saves a lot of time
  • Avoiding of „copying errors“ due to an automatic transfer of BOMs into PLM system, instead of previous manual BOM creation
  • Automatic generation of required documents with automatic uniform filing in the PLM system

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