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Engineering software for harness design and manufacturing

Collaborative, integrative, efficient: AUCOTEC's software platform Engineering Base offers highly efficient solutions for the design and manufacturing of harnesses. Supplier companies in the automotive environment, or also from other industries in which harnesses are produced, can thus map data and processes of different customers in one tool. They integrate this data perfectly into their own system environment at the same time.

Your challenges

    • Flexible and fastest possible implementation of customer processes and tasks with tailor-made cost estimates
    • High customer expectations for product quality and optimised processes

       

    Particular challenges for OEM suppliers in the automotive industry:

    • Highest requirements for the processes due to a global market with very different conditions
    • The increasing number of vehicle classes and equipment parameters requires safe and clear variant handling for the many versions of highly complex wiring harnesses (right-hand / left-hand drive, etc.)
    • Changes to the various vehicle derivatives at different times
    • Ever shorter innovation cycles require quick responses from suppliers to requirements and changes
    • The just-in-time manufacturing of customized wiring harnesses requires a very high level of automation in the preparatory work prior to manufacturing and in the manufacturing process itself

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    The optimum process

      • Engineering Base (EB) as an ideal cooperation platform: central database for local and globally distributed clients, and scalable architecture
      • Clear mapping of the highly complex world of modularised wiring harnesses as well as cross-derivative synchronizations
      • The importing and exporting of wiring harness data via standard formats (for example, KBL) with full change control allows highly efficient collaboration with clients and minimises the effort involved in making changes
      • The easiest possible generating of up-to-date manufacturing documents such as templates or lists in the most diverse formats
      • The extraordinary openness of EB allows flexible configuration for different requirements without having to customize software
      • The output of specific information, for example, for analysing change costs, is always possible via configurable queries in the data model
      • Convenient alphanumeric data editing similar to Excel with guaranteed consistency for changes at the same time
      • Full control of changes and their impact due to unique tracking and revision technology
      • The entire design space and semi-automated definition of production modules enable convenient mapping of customized wiring harnesses
      • Geometry data integration and optimum data integrity due to bi-directional integration of such 3D systems as CATIA, Siemens NX or Creo

         

      To the brochure Harness Design and Manufacturing

      Sub-segments/topics:

      • 2-D wiring harness design
      • 3-D integration
      • Template
      • Structuring of manufacturing

      Embedded in your company IT system

      • The closest possible link to SAP, Teamcenter and others for optimum process integration
      • Easy Office integration for highly efficient data exchange without proprietary interfaces
      • Open API for integration, for example, in the in-house manufacturing system
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