XPLM Solution for KUKA

BrancheMechanic Engineering & Industrial Machinery
IntegrationAltium Designer to Aras Innovator

About the Customer

KUKA is a global automation corporation with sales of around 2.6 billion euro and roughly 14,000 employees. The company is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA offers customers everything they need from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, metal & plastic, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare.

Customer Challenges

  • KUKA decided to use SAP PLM with an integration of all their electronics development tools in use
  • Implementation of a new ECAD system to supplement the existing tools
  • The challenge was to keep the libraries of different ECAD systems up to date in an automated way and to integrating these processes into the ECAD-SAP PLM connector

Customer Requirements

  • KUKA and XPLM developed a data model that exactly matches the working method of the 30 named users in electronics development 
  • Due to the global activities of the group, it is also intended that all KUKA locations are able to access the centrally managed SAP PLM information

Customer Benefits

  • Automatic augmenting of the parts list
    with the current ECAD data
  • Common, consistent configuration,
    change and version management
  • Consolidated parts lists and design releases for all relevant follow-up processes

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