NX Case Study: SAMS

Four years ago, SAMS decided to change its 3D computer-aided design (CAD) solution to facilitate the work of its designers. “The software we used was purely associative; it didn’t enable using files in the absence of a real structure for assembly and it was difficult to use,” says María Dolores Bautistacerro, a designer at SAMS. “At the time, every designer was working separately with their own tools and parts. It wasn’t really collaborative, with one server shared and a library of parts.”

SAMS NX Case Study


  • Expand business opportunities

  • Provide superior service to multinational companies

  • Execute projects with significant technical requirements

  • Increase productivity

  • Provide high-value products

Keys To Success:

  • Enable staff to quickly adapt to process changes

  • Create a collaborative environment

  • Integrate NX and Teamcenter

  • Utilize synchronous technology

  • Leverage power of Siemens PLM Software technology


  • Increased productivity by approximately 20 percent

  • Reduced design time

  • Improved traceability of information

  • Streamlined workflows, significantly reducing paperwork

  • Increased product innovation, enhanced competitive advantage


Client’s Primary Business:

SAMS specializes in machining. The company produces a comprehensive portfolio of parts and systems for global automotive, agricultural machinery and heavy equipment manufacturers.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/nx-design/nx-case-study-sams/