CENIT and PROSTEP Announce Strategic Cooperation for PLM Integration, PLM Migration and Collaboration

The PLM consulting and software companies CENIT and PROSTEP are bundling their expertise and products in the fields of system integration, system migration, process automation, and collaboration with the aim of providing their customers with even more powerful solutions. CENIT is contributing its decades of experience with the software platforms from Dassault Systèmes and SAP to the strategic cooperation.

PROSTEP develops NAPA to AVEVA marine interface

PROSTEP NAPA Steel and AVEVA Marine Hul Interface

​An integration platform for napa steel and aveva marine hull

​The end-to-end use of digital information in the shipbuilding industry demands the integration of a large number of different systems, which are used for different tasks and domains. PROSTEP offers a standards-based integration platform for this purpose that facilitates fast connection of all the relevant IT systems. In the future, it will also support the exchange of data between NAPA Steel and AVEVA Marine Hull.

PROSTEP Helps Meyer Group to Build Cruise Ships on a Common Platform

PROSTEP Meyer Group

​Cruise ships are typically not designed from scratch, but so far there is no systematic reuse of existing design. Now Finish shipyard Meyer Turku starts to create the first of two ships using a common platform developed together with German counterpart Meyer Werft. German PLM specialist PROSTEP helps Meyer Turku to overcome the challenge of working with different CAD tools in hull design and outfitting.

Ship classification using 3D PDF technology from PROSTEP

Ship classification (class approval) normally involves the exchange of numerous large-format drawings between a shipyard and a classification society. In addition to this, Meyer Werft in Papenburg will for the first time also be providing the classification company DNV GL with 3D models of a cruise ship. The digital class approval process is based on PROSTEP’s 3D PDF technology.

3D PDF Technical Data Package (TDP)

PROSTEP Technical Data Package

Adobe and PROSTEP have expanded their long-standing cooperation in the field of 3D PDF technology in order to provide companies with optimum support when it comes to establishing drawingless processes in accordance with the VDA guideline 4953-2 or MIL-STD-31000. Under the new agreement PROSTEP is now also able to offer customers the option of creating PDF-based technical data packages (TDP) containing any kind of 3D representations. The licensed functionality for flattening 3D models and generating PDF/A-3-compliant containers are part of a separate TDP module that expands PROSTEP’s PDF Generator 3D. The new module is now available.

Multi-CAD is the Key to Shaping our Future CAD/PLM Environment – An Interview with Dr. Jan Meyer

PROSTEP Meyer Group

The Meyer Group, one of the world’s leading builders of cruise ships, has adopted the platform concept to develop and build ships whose appearances differ, but which share a common technical basis. PROSTEP’s native CAD conversion was a decisive factor in the reuse of design data from the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg at Meyer’s Turku shipyard in Finland. Managing Director Dr. Jan Meyer explains the challenges that accompany this innovative approach to shipbuilding.

PROSTEP Enhances Daimler AG’s Central PDM backbone SMARAGD Architecture

Utilizing more than 15,000 users with data volume over 5 terabytes, SMARAGD is Daimler AG’s central PDM backbone PROSTEP has recently been tasked with furthering functional development along with the development of the new SMARAGD architecture thus making it ready for a future of digitalization and smart engineering.

In Command of CAD Data

PROSTEP CAD Data

The construction of a cruise ship is an ambitious, largescale project, during the course of which hundreds of subcontractors have to be coordinated. To make the exchange of CAD data with partners easier and more secure, Meyer Werft introduced the web-based data exchange platform OpenDXM GlobalX and adapted it to the specific requirements of the shipbuilding industrywith the help of PROSTEP.

Expert Partner for CAD/PDM Migration

ebm-papst - PROSTEP

There are many obstacles to be surmounted when switching to a new CAD/PDM system, not least of which is the migration of existing data. Utilizing the services of the software vendor is not the only option for migrating such data. The Landshut-based manufacturers of motors and fans ebm-papst imported their CAD and PDM data into the Windchill PDMLink system from PTC with the assistance of PROSTEP AG, which allowed them to complete this demanding migration project on time and below budget.

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