on-demand webinar

Overcome product variability challenges with PLM software

By implementing a PLM system heavy equipment companies can improve the product development process and empower innovation.

Estimated Watching Time: 59 minutes


Paver heavy equipment on a road

Product development has only grown more challenging as heavy equipment complexity increases with different mechanical, electronic, and software components. The number of different product variations increases exponentially for companies developing multiple custom products.

This webinar focuses on embracing complexity and using product variability to your advantage.

Find out how maximizing the reuse of product variations from engineering to manufacturing drives innovation and propels heavy equipment manufacturers forward.

Improve the product development cycle

The best PLM solutions support the full spectrum of product variability:

  • Configure-to-order products with a defined set of supported variants
  • More complex products with an exponential number of possible variations and combinations
  • Engineer-to-order products that require new variants of parts and designs with every order

The sheer volume of possible combinations associated with heavy equipment product variability requires a tool to create the combinations and manage all of them over time. Manufacturers can embrace this challenge by bringing product variability to the forefront in the production definition and design process to maximize reuse and commonality while reducing engineering effort.

A PLM solution should deliver full visibility of the variance of a product suite, enabling each discipline to manage areas of configuration unique to their domains within a common framework.

Watch this webinar and see firsthand how a PLM solution can improve the product development cycle to drive innovation in the face of increasingly high product variation.

Meet the speaker

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Juergen Bauer

Product Manager

Juergen Bauer started his career as an engineer in the automotive sector in 1997, at that time he was deeply involved in product configurators. He was the lead architect in the Siemens Industry sector for the rollout of Teamcenter as the PLM backbone for the customer. Juergen has deep insights across a large number of customers in automotive, aerospace, machinery, and consumer goods relative to concepts, trends, requirements, and best practices for product configuration. In his current role, Juergen is responsible for product management of Teamcenter Product Configurator and Rulestream.

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