Autodesk Digital Prototyping Solutions Selected Over Rivals
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012--
Manufacturers worldwide have selected Autodesk,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) solutions for Digital
Prototyping over competitor products in recent months, with Autodesk
Product Design Suite and Autodesk Factory
Design Suite software leading the charge.
Autodesk customers selecting new or upgraded software span a wide
variety of industries, ranging from industrial machinery to
transportation to food products, from all regions of the world. For
example, Czech Republic-based SKODA ELECTRIC, a global leading supplier
of traction electric drives, trolleybuses and traction engines, chose Autodesk
Inventor software to shorten delivery times in the engine design for
its next generation suburban trains.
“In the Autodesk Inventor solution, we appreciate the quality
implementation. As compared with our previous system CATIA, we feel we
benefit from better functionality, generally lower operating costs and
Inventor’s substantial popularity in institutions of higher learning in
the Czech Republic,” said Martin Vlček, Head of Technical Department,
Division Traction Motors, ŠKODA ELECTRIC a.s.
Other recent Autodesk manufacturing customer wins over competitors
U.S.-based microPEP, a unit of PEP specializing in the precision
injection molding and insert molding of micro-sized plastic components
for medical, energy management and automotive industries, selected
Autodesk Product Design Suite over SolidWorks as its sole engineering
TOYO BODY Co., Ltd., a Japan-based auto supply manufacturer of truck
rear-body shells for leading global truck brands, selected Autodesk
Product Design Suite software over Edraw to design its truck products
for construction, vending and other uses.
Janome Sewing Machine Co., a Japan-based maker of sewing machines
renowned for their ease-of-use and unsurpassed stitch quality with
operations worldwide, chose Autodesk Product Design Suite over Edraw
to design its industry-leading sewing machines.
“Autodesk continues to grow our base of manufacturing customers around
the world, and they are reaping the benefits of Digital
Prototyping,” said Robert
“Buzz” Kross, senior vice president, Design, Lifecycle and
Simulation at Autodesk. “By selecting proven, cost-effective and
interoperable solutions from Autodesk, customers can increase their
productivity and profitability, reduce costs and, in turn, improve their
own customers’ experience with their products.”
Autodesk customers apply Digital Prototyping solutions by using
Autodesk’s Product Design Suite, Factory Design Suite, Vault and
Simulation tools for workflows including product design, design
optimization, manufacturing engineering, marketing and sales. Autodesk
tools for design, visualization and simulation provide these customers
with the power and flexibility they need to help solve their most
pressing business challenges.
For more information on Autodesk industrial machinery customers, visit http://usa.autodesk.com/manufacturing/industrial-machinery/#tab1.
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