• Industrial connectivity and automation
  • More than 6,000 employees (2023)
  • € 1.175 billion in sales (2022)

    Weidmüller has been setting standards worldwide for decades as a specialist in industrial connectivity, automation and digitization. Renowned customers from numerous industries use the products and solutions of the family-owned company for the transmission of energy, signals and data. The high-tech pioneer has relied on CIM Database since 2017 and digitally maps the entire PLM process. Among other things, Weidmüller benefits from significantly reduced costs, a minimized error rate and smooth collaboration in the development process. A real highlight of the solution is the fully automated quotation process.

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    Task and objective
    • End-to-end mapping of the PLM process
    • Better collaboration through more transparency and integration of domain-specific development processes
    • Accelerated order processing through simplified creation of customer-specific solutions from standard components
    • Extensive automation of the information flow
    • Easy mapping and customization of even complex processes
    • Enable agile response to new market requirements
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    Solution
    • CAx data management for Catia V5, SolidWorks, Altium Designer and Eplan
    • Document and knowledge management
    • Project management including metrics & reporting
    • Fully automated quotation process for customer-specific solutions, including integration of online configurator with classification
    • Bidirectional SAP synchronization
    • Bill of materials and variant management
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    Benefits
    • Cost reduction and error minimization by mapping the entire PLM process from idea to product discontinuation
    • Smooth collaboration through improved integration of domain-specific development processes
    • Consistent and easily available product data thanks to single source of truth
    • Reduction of time required for quotation generation from three to five days to five minutes!
    • Efficient modeling of complex processes thanks to the platform's easy configurability and wide range of functions
    • Fast responsiveness to new requirements thanks to ideal system adaptability
    „With CIM Database, we have reduced the time required for customer-specific quotation generation from three to five days to five minutes.“

    Dr. Martin Dräxler
    Vice President Cross Divisional Digitalization
    Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co 

    Fully automated quotation process at Weidmüller

    Find out how the industrial connectivity specialist has automated its quotation process and reduced processing time from three to five days to five minutes - and what other benefits the solution offers.

    Fully automated quotation process at Weidmüller

    Find out how the industrial connectivity specialist has automated its quotation process and reduced processing time from three to five days to five minutes - and what other benefits the solution offers.

    Find out how the industrial connectivity specialist has automated its quotation process and reduced processing time from three to five days to five minutes - and what other benefits the solution offers.

    Continuous PLM process from the idea to product discontinuation

     

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