Tag Archives: factory layout

What’s New in Autodesk Factory Design Suite 2015?

Autodesk® Factory Design Suite includes design, analysis, and presentation software to help you discover and communicate the most efficient layout solution by creating a digital model of your factory. Part of the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping, Factory Design Suite offers unique factory-specific functionality in AutoCAD® and Autodesk® Inventor® software combined with powerful visualization and analysis tools to help improve

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Still Using AutoCAD to Plan Your Factory Layout? There is a Better Way.

How do you know your factory is optimized? If you are using AutoCAD to layout your factory floor, you are missing tools to verify your factory line is optimized for production and reduction of risk and errors. AutoCAD alone lacks the ability to gather the huge amounts of data in machine and facility layout to better predict clash detection and

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Dearborn Mid-West Company: From 2D to 3D for Line Safety and Easy Installation

How would your business improve with 3D?  Dearborn Mid-West Company has earned advantages over their competitors with 3D design and installation layout.  Dearborn Mid-West Company manufactures large assembly machinery mostly for auto manufacturers, from first weld to finishing the details, Dearborn provides it all.  They recently implemented the Autodesk Factory Design Suite to take their designs to a whole new

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Feige Filling: Autodesk Factory Design Suite Increases Competitive Edge

Feige Filling is a manufacturer of worldwide industrial equipment systems for automatic filling plants.  They are at the top of their field delivering more than 3500 filling systems around the world in the 40 years they have been around.  Feige Filling is a proponent of new technology and grasped onto Digital Prototyping to make their complex systems work seamlessly while maximizing the production

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Factory Optimization: Top Performers Work Differently

A few weeks ago we held a live webcast, discussing the Tech-Clarity report on top manufacturing performers and how working differently in key areas has made the difference in their business and their bottom line.  If you missed it, you can see it here. Please find the Tech-Clarity report here for further information.  Read about how top performers adopt changes to their factory

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Penn State Tests Laser Scanning

Last year, Autodesk asked us if we would like to take part in a project at Penn State University with PMC to laser scan a building inside and out.  Two of our Solutions Engineers, Bob Baylor and Todd Schmoock, visited Penn State and worked with a team from PMC (Production Modeling Corporation) to use Autodesk software and Allpoints Systems to

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Autodesk Labs: Process Sim Technology Preview

Autodesk Labs  is the place to go when you want to try free technology previews to stimulate new ideas and look at tomorrow’s reality today.  The projects are free downloads and you can preview as many as you like.  If you try them, give back constructive feedback so they can make the technology more user-friendly and incorporate your ideas.  This is your chance to help shape

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Leveraging Factory Assets

Factory design, layout and installation often take more time than should be necessary. The more time it takes to bring a factory online, the more it can impact the bottom line, due to delays in revenue generation or missed market opportunities. Today, factory layout processes are prone to error. Because design teams have a difficult time verifying and documenting the

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