UGS provides new digital manufacturing solution for the Greater China market
Dec 07, 2005
To boost manufacturers' productivity, lower operation costs and facilitate regulatory compliance
Combining New Product Introduction and Manufacturing Execution Capabilities, the Newly Integrated Tecnomatix for Electronics Offering Improves Product Delivery, Cost and Quality While Ensuring Regulatory Compliance for the Electronics Industry
UGS Corp., announced its commitment to the Greater China digital manufacturing market with the local launch of Tecnomatix(TM) Version 7 software for Electronics that enables customers to optimize manufacturing performance while ensuring regulatory compliance.
To support Greater China's global manufacturing leadership, UGS serves the local market through digital manufacturing competency teams in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taiwan. UGS has also expanded its Shanghai-based development organization to focus on regional localization and platform support.
UGS worked closely with key customers in Greater China to ensure its release met critical business requirements for the market, particularly in regulatory compliance, by extending the solution's ability to capture and trace virtually every manufacturing event from component level to final product shipment.
"We have worked with UGS over the past year, implementing the Tecnomatix for Electronics solution eight months ago," said James Zhu CIO of Alcatel-Shanghai Bell. "UGS has demonstrated a deep understanding of electronics manufacturing and has proven its ability to deliver critical solutions. We are very pleased with their progress and believe that this new release will further facilitate our compliance efforts by providing a complete manufacturing traceability solution."
"Being in the fastest growing electronics manufacturing region, Chinese manufacturers need tools to deal with an increasingly complex business environment," said Hans-Kurt LÃ¼bberstedt, executive vice president of Asia Pacific, UGS. "Tecnomatix for Electronics Version 7 helps Greater China customers transform their process of innovation and is a major milestone in our commitment to this market. UGS is now uniquely positioned to address this market's core business requirements, enabling process planning improvement and increasing production quality while facilitating stringent regulatory compliance."
Integrated functionality tailored to electronics industry needs
Tecnomatix for Electronics automates and streamlines all key product planning and execution processes, enabling electronics manufacturers to systematically enhance product delivery, cost and quality in an increasingly competitive industry and challenging regulatory environment.
-- RoHS (Lead-Free) compliance support
As the RoHS deadline approaches, UGS has worked with global customers in developing MES solutions that facilitate compliance strategies by assuring that production is compliant from component level through final product assembly.
-- Stockroom to ship traceability
Tecnomatix for Electronics provides a custom designed traceability solution for electronics manufacturing by collecting stockroom to shipping traceability at the component, board, surface mount technology (SMT) line and final box assembly level.
-- Real-time production control
As a web-based, out-of-the box solution, Tecnomatix for Electronics can interface directly with today's electronics shop-floor, including the most commonly used production equipment, enabling real-time production control and improving overall equipment efficiency.
-- Facilitates continuous process improvement
Tecnomatix for Electronics facilitates continuous process improvement by designing, capturing and reusing best manufacturing strategies that eliminate errors during production launch and shorten the durations of new product introduction (NPI) efforts.
-- Optimize line setup for high mix production
Tecnomatix for Electronics allows manufacturers to achieve common setup across several manufacturing jobs which may result in some cases in significantly increased manufacturing uptimes of 50 percent or more.
Please visit www.ugs.com/products/tecnomatix to learn more about Tecnomatix for Electronics