Tecnomatix Plant Simulation

Plant Simulation provides executives, managers and engineers with valuable insight into the processes that drive production throughput. It enables you to develop multiple production scenarios quickly and analyze them for bottlenecks, efficiency and throughput potential. The digital models of logistic systems created with Plant Simulation allow you to run experiments and what-if scenarios without disturbing existing production systems or – when used in the planning process – long before the real production systems are installed.

Benefits

  • Cut inventory and throughput time by as much as 60%
  • Reduce new system costs by as much as 20%
  • Average Cost/Value ratio: 1 to 12 (survey of 600 users)
  • Optimize system dimensions, including buffer sizes
  • Reduce risk through proof-of-concept
  • Improve line design and schedule
  • Optimize resource consumption and re-use

Features

  • Simulation of complex production systems
  • Object-oriented, hierarchical modeling
  • Models business, logistic and production processes
  • Object libraries for fast, efficient modeling
  • Graphs, Charts, Sankey diagrams for analysis
  • Bottleneck analyzer
  • Genetic algorithms for optimization
  • 3D visualization and animation
  • Virtual commissioning
  • Open systems architecture supporting multiple interfaces and integration capacities
  • Application libraries for warehousing, food & beverage production, value stream management and manufacturing line energy optimization