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, a thorough data cleansing was necessary
  • Manual BOM creation was very time-consuming and error-prone

Customer Requirements

  • Comparison of the article base data with the information from the PLM system and the ECAD database
  • Transfer of all BOMs and documents and linking with the existing articles in the PLM system
  • Automatic adaptation of the BOMs and documents in the PLM system after changes in the ECAD system

Customer Benefits

  • Uniform data basis with automated data transfer of the BOMs
  • Avoidance of errors through automatic transfer of the BOMs  into the PLM system
  • Automated creation of required documents with a uniform archiving in the PLM system

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