One of the biggest challenges discrete manufacturing companies face is the increasing complexity of the product, whether this is due to technological change, market forces or the need to customize the product to meet demanding customer requirements. It is essential to capture these requirements accurately and quickly, and flow this information efficiently through the organization. Where these requirements change, additional control challenges arise because of the need to manage complex engineering change processes.
- Component Re-use
- Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Integration
- Product Configuration to Order
- Product Personalization
- Version Control & Traceability
- Engineering Change Management