Customer Reviews and Testimonials

Real-world Success Stories from PROSTEP Clients

As a frontrunner in the realm of PLM integration, migration, and collaboration solutions and services, PROSTEP empowers businesses to streamline their engineering processes across heterogeneous systems and beyond company boundaries. With more than 30 years of experience driving enhanced efficiency and fostering collaboration among its clientele, PROSTEP has carved a niche for itself as a reliable ally in the industry.

Here at PROSTEP, we take pride in the success of our clients because it truly reflects our commitment to empowering businesses through cutting-edge digital transformation solutions. The testimonials from our valued customers highlight the real-world impacts and benefits of our products and services. As you explore these stories, you will discover the ways PROSTEP’s solutions have improved operational efficiencies, driven product innovation, enhanced collaboration, and helped secure a competitive edge in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape. We invite you to read these testimonials and see first-hand how our comprehensive approach to digital transformation can create positive change for businesses of all sizes and across various industries.

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PROSTEP and Dassault Systèmes: Enhancing PLM and Digital Twins Integration for Customer Success

Darko Sucic, Senior Director of Industry Consulting at Dassault Systèmes, introduces his company as a leader in CAD and PLM systems and digital twins for product lifecycle management. He emphasizes Dassault’s commitment to integrate these digital twins into customers’ existing IT infrastructure. He highlights the importance of their partnership with PROSTEP, working together on successful projects and aiming to deepen their cooperation in consulting to enhance customer success.

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PROSTEP Facilitates PLM Upgrade at thyssenkrupp Presta with Siemens

Alexander Kuehn, Head of IT Digital Engineering at thyssenkrupp Presta AG, discusses the decision to replace their aging Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system, which has been in use for over 20 years and has increasingly challenging requirements. With support from PROSTEP, they chose Siemens products for their new PLM solution and have begun its implementation, focusing on requirements management and CAD data processing. Kuehn emphasizes the importance of providing a future-ready PLM system to meet user workplace challenges.

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Rene Bielert Discusses Solutions for Porsche’s Data Networking at PROSTEP

Join Rene Bielert from Porsche AG, a key player in the continuous networking of Porsche’s development network, in this informative session. He delves into the challenges of navigating data silos, a common issue in historically developed IT systems. But there’s a solution: Semantic Web. Developed in collaboration with PROSTEP, this technology allows seamless data access in real-time, making it a vital tool for Porsche’s future. Bielert emphasizes its importance for developers to have high-quality, timely data in their work environment.

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Partnering for Success: thyssenkrupp Presta AG’s Journey in Digital Transformation with Klaus Brandner and PROSTEP

In this video, Klaus Brandner, a 15-year veteran of thyssenkrupp Presta AG, shares his experiences working in product data management at the global company with an impressive 80-year history and over 10,000 employees worldwide. He discusses the evolution of the company’s mechatronic products and the enhancement of their software development competencies, while also highlighting the need to adapt their predominantly mechanic-oriented processes.

To address this challenge, thyssenkrupp sought the expertise of PROSTEP to assist in setting up the specifications for a new PLM system. Now in the post-specification phase, Klaus reflects on the value of the knowledge gained during the specification process and his confidence in their partnership with PROSTEP.

Join Klaus as he underscores the importance of choosing the right partner for managing such monumental projects. A must-watch for anyone keen on learning about the journey of digital transformation in an established global company.

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Steering Digital Transformation: Michele Del Mondo on Smart Products, the ‘Digital Thread’, and PROSTEP’s OpenDXM GlobalX in the Automotive Industry

Join Michele Del Mondo, an automotive industry veteran and leader in Market and Business Development for Mobility at PTC, as he discusses digital transformation, the “Digital Thread,” and the rise of smart products in the automotive sector. He emphasizes the significance of traceability in a PLM system and the integration of diverse IT infrastructures, using specialized solutions like OpenDXM GlobalX at PROSTEP. Dive into this insightful exploration of data reusability, product lifecycle management, and seamless system integration for the advancement of the automotive industry.

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Digitalization and Integration: Christian Fedrowitz on Koenig & Bauer’s Strategic Use of S/4HANA and PROSTEP’s OpenPDM for Enhanced Corporate Strategy

Christian Fedrowitz of Koenig & Bauer reveals how the company is channeling their focus on digitalization to boost their corporate strategy, introducing digital products to complement their traditional engineering offerings. They are currently rolling out the use of S/4HANA as a central ERP system to enable cohesive and standardized procedures across the company. Highlighting the significance of tight-knit engineering projects, Fedrowitz illustrates how these projects can effortlessly link with downstream processes through the application of their chosen product data management system – OpenPDM from PROSTEP.

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Unleashing Potential with MBSE: Prof. Dr. Iris Gräßler on Systems Engineering, Digitalization, and Strategic Planning in SMEs with PROSTEP

Join Prof. Dr. Iris Gräßler, Chair of Product Development at the Heinz Nixdorf Institute of Paderborn University, as she discusses the role of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) in small and medium-sized enterprises. Prof. Gräßler’s team, in collaboration with PROSTEP AG, delves into strategic planning, systems engineering, digitalization, and virtualization. Their research highlights the underutilized potential of MBSE in these businesses and its competitive advantage. As software functionalities drive system complexity, the need for quality assurance, safety, and security heightens, making MBSE increasingly relevant. Learn more about their extended V model and their book, “Understanding and Implementing Systems Engineering.”

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Driving Digitization in Automotive Supply: Jorg Hofmann Explores BOS’s PLM Journey and the Role of PROSTEP as Key Consultants

In this video, Jorg Hofmann, Head of BOS Applications & IT Architecture at BOS GmbH & Co. KG, provides a deep dive into the inner workings of BOS, a leading global automotive supplier. He touches upon the various components they manufacture for the automobile industry, both interior and exterior. A significant part of the discussion focuses on their digital transformation journey, specifically the introduction of a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system. This system aims to streamline their operations, from customer requirements to factory handover, making the entire process digital. Jorg highlights the challenges of implementing this new system, and acknowledges the continuous support from PROSTEP, their consultants, in helping to find viable solutions. The video is a fascinating glimpse into BOS’s attempt to streamline its operations and processes through digitization.

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Navigating Change in Packaging Machinery: Dr. Dirk Winter Discusses Theegarten-Pactec’s PLM Journey and PROSTEP’s Crucial Support

Dr. Dirk Winter, Change Manager at Theegarten-Pactec, a leading specialist in the development and implementation of packaging machines, as he sheds light on internal change projects, particularly in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) environment.

Dr. Winter acknowledges the challenges of balancing personal, divisional, and company-wide interests, while emphasizing the need to prioritize benefits for the entire company. He shares insights from Theegarten-Pactec’s PLM initiative launched in 2018, aiming to increase productivity and throughput of their core business processes, while ensuring the preservation of their technical know-how.

This video also covers the valuable role played by PROSTEP in providing strategic direction and experienced guidance in structuring and implementing the PLM initiative, showcasing their pivotal role as a trusted advisor during system selection and software implementation. This conversation underscores the significance of seeking external support in complex initiatives like PLM, citing PROSTEP as a key factor in the success of their transformation journey. Tune in to gain unique insights on change management from a seasoned industry professional.

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Unleashing the Power of Digital Thread: Siemens PLM Software and the Mars Rover Case Study

Klaus Lockel, CEO of Siemens Software in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, unpacks the vital role of the digital thread in managing societal and technological complexities. Centering on the incredible case study of the Mars Rover, he explores the power of Siemens PLM software in executing complex projects.

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