Siemens and thinkstep develop material management software

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Siemens and thinkstep have developed a new integrated material management software solution called Teamcenter, to manage the material lifecycle and streamline material-driven product design.

The new solution will help manufacturers improve product performance and reliability by connecting design, engineering, analysis, compliance and manufacturing to a single source of material information. It will also help reduce errors, rework and recalls that result from the use of inaccurate material data.

“Selecting the right materials is critical in order to achieve maximum safety, performance and reliability in our business,” said John Probst, technical director, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates.

“The Teamcenter integrated material management solution opens up new horizons for us in agile materials management that span design, engineering, simulation and manufacturing processes. In the racing world, where every second counts, we need solutions like this that enable us to create more innovative designs to give our team a competitive advantage.”

Material property management systems have evolved significantly to keep pace with the growing demand to capture, store and interrogate material test data. However, these massive volumes of information cannot be considered material intelligence unless the lifecycle of the material data is intrinsically linked with the lifecycle of the product. Teamcenter integrated material management provides this missing link between material data and true product intelligence.

April 9, 2015

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John joined UKi Media & Events in 2012 and has worked across a range of B2B titles within the company's automotive, marine and entertainment divisions. Currently editor of Automotive Testing Technology International, Crash Test Technology International and Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International, John co-ordinates the day-the-day operations of each magazine, from commissioning and writing to editing and signing-off, as well managing web content. Aside from the magazines, John also serves as co-chairman of the annual Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards and can be found sniffing out stories throughout the halls of several of UKI's industry-leading expo events.

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