Seat design and manufacturing software revolutionized the trim cover development process for multiple industries. Prior to the existence of Computer Aided Design (CAD) seat development software, the design and manufacturing process was labor intensive, highly inefficient and error prone. CAD integrated seat definition provides OEM and Tier1 suppliers a single source definition for all geometric and non-geometric data and reduces the reliance on prototypes and increases productivity. prototypes and increases productivity.
This presentation will illustrate the technical and business challenges that exist for the OEM and Tier1 supplier which impact cost and time to market and how Siemens PLM Software solutions for seat trim development can be leveraged to overcome them. We will present how OEM’s can utilize seat trim development solutions earlier in the design cycle to identify manufacturing challenges and streamline communication between the studio and seat engineering departments. In addition, this process change has been proven to identify and reduce the number of issues passed on to suppliers that lead to costly design changes and delayed program launches.
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Webinar Presenter: Kurt Politowicz
Kurt Politowicz is a Presales Consultant for the Americas within the Specialized Engineering Software business segment of Siemens PLM Software. This role requires that Kurt work very closely with numerous Aerospace and Defense Companies, Automotive OEMs and their suppliers.
Prior to Siemens, Kurt was a Senior Technical Consultant at VISTAGY. Kurt was responsible for technically managing key aerospace accounts which included Boeing/Alenia/Triumph/Goodrich for the 787 Program and Lockheed Martin/Northrop Grumman/ATK/HITCO for the Joint Strike Fighter.
Prior to joining VISTAGY, Mr. Politowicz provided engineering guidance to the Department of the Navy while managing the repair of aircraft electromechanical components, automated test equipment and avionics systems.
Mr. Politowicz holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida.