Image of photovoltaic manufacturing simulation in Siemens Plant Simulation software.

Achieving over 30% time savings in solar photovoltaic manufacturing with Siemens Plant Simulation software

Photovoltaic manufacturing in the solar industry requires companies to balance economic efficiency with a sustainable vision for our planet. Integrated and sophisticated technologies are essential throughout the entire value chain, from polysilicon production and ingot cutting to cell manufacturing and module assembly. Learn how M10 Solar Equipment GmbH uses Tecnomatix Plant Simulation software to optimize their operations, resulting in remarkable time savings of more than 30%.

Picture of Carsten Meyer of Robert Bosch presenting work with Plant Simulation software.

Unleashing the benefits: Convincing experts to embrace standardization in production systems

Defining a software as a standard tool doesn’t ensure its adequate usage. This blog shares how Bosch Powertrain Solutions tackled this topic by working on standards development, data consistency and training. It highlights the development of a standard library focusing on the involvement of new users and existing experts.

Image of the CAD layout with point cloud 3D scan data in Plant Simulation software.

Simplified model generation for AGV simulation using Plant Simulation software

At the Siemens Ger├Ątewerk Erlangen, an automatic Plant Simulation software model setup was developed that enables dynamic and simple modeling without expert knowledge. As a result, the model always remains up-to-date and supports the planning and optimization of logistics and production.

Picture of Natalie Vollmer, Simulation Expert at Siemens' electric motor factory in Bad Neustadt.

The empowering benefits of linking the digital twin of production online with real production

By linking the digital twin of production online with the real production, a completely new quality of data is generated within the material flow simulation model. This enables the unlocking of new use cases for planners and shop floor leaders.

Logistics Planning in Universities? Material Flow Simulation for Students?

The Plant Simulation Student Challenge starts into round two:
This Challenge is intended for students and professors in academics, university, learning and education.