PLM for aerospace and aeronautics industry.
Our goal at Maval is provide automation solutions, process control and industrial digitalization to increase industrial efficiency.
In this article we want to introduce in a simple way the Plm approach, a tool that allows us to increase the industrial performance of one of the most demanding sectors. The complex assembly industry.
The aeronautical industry was one of the first industrial sectors, together with the automotive industry, which benefited from the paradigm shift, from sequential engineering to the product life cycle or PLM.
The paradigm of Plm or product life cycle management, supported by Siemens software solutions and implemented by companies with proven solvency such as the SIEMENS PARTNERS, aims to solve common problems of sequential engineering.
PLM solutions detail product development and customer management, manufacturing processes, all intellectual and documentary design processes, service data, regulatory and compliance criteria, and even communication with end customers.
The PLM approach will allow us to control most of the industrial activities through an Information Management System. It is one of the most outstanding points that this tool provides. PLM allows to store all the information generated in each of the phases and remains accessible at all times.
The PLM maintains all the nexus of the product lifacycle, offering an almost absolute traceability and integrity of the data, according to the definition of each project.
Keep in mind that in complex manufacturing different products and models are in service for many years. For that reason it is necessary to bear in mind that in years someone of the team or of the company can require this data or specifications of some process, for this a totally solvent PLM is essential.
The information is accessible in the levels that we define within the process. Being able to grant permissions to the users of the project according to assigned profiles.
The assignment of different permissions to the users of the project. This makes it possible to grant diferent access depending of the professional profile. For example, it allows members of a certain group the visualization of the results of other group without being able to edit them, but allows to comment and draw conclusions, guaranteeing interconnection and feedback.
A proper implementation of PLM software can increase productivity and also the reduction of the TTM (Time to market) through the integral management of the information of the entire industrial process.
Implementation of Plm for the aerospace industry.
Basically PLM Software provides a real-time collaboration environment on a platform, to manage the life cycle of a product in all its phases. In it, creators, collaborators and clients can interact in a simple and safe way to modify the status of the project.
Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) software brings together the corpus of industrial knowledge, production and aspects related to design in discrete manufacturing and process industries.
PLM also brings all the relevant information available in real time and can be tailored to all stakeholders of the aeronautical industry process.
Integration of PLM Systems with ERP and Simatic it from Siemens.
The integration of a PLM software is the perfect complement to the ERP. Especially in the case of the software provided by Siemens, it offers full integration with the SIMATIC IT MES.
Siemens PLM system provides full integration with Siemens SIMATIC IT and allows better communication between departments and promote the 4.0 paperless factory.
To give an example, if we want the information to be transmitted directly from the engineer’s desk to the manufacturing plant, the MES is the system that supports it and that is why an MES-PLM connection is essential.
PLM helps companies to manage the entire product lifecycle. Improving the information management, collaboration with partners and coordination of activities, also facilitates the management of a greater number of options in the innovation process and allows us to accelerate the development times of new products, with great benefits in terms of time-to-market improvement.
If this information has been interesting for you and you need a Siemens Partner capable of perfectly implementing one of these systems tailored to your industrial project, contact us, we will be happy to help.