Transparent processes from engineering to logistics

Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau is a system supplier of press lines and complete plants for the wood-based materials, metal forming and rubber industries. The Siempelkamp Foundry, one of the world's largest hand-casting foundries, produces large castings up to 320 tons piece weight from cast iron with spheroidal graphite. Siempelkamp Engineering and Service supplies products and comprehensive services for nuclear facilities. In 2018, the group of companies achieved sales of 612 million euros and employed a workforce of 2,582 employees as of the reporting date of 31 December. Siempelkamp has been working with CIM Database since 2003.


Drawing and model management for Medusa 4, AutoCAD and Creo (Pro/E); BOM management with weight and cost calculation based on the plant structure; conversion service with automatic neutral format rejection after release; synchronization of articles, BOM and commission structures with the ERP system Microsoft Axapta; document management for MS Office with full and free text search; project role and rights assignment as well as asynchronous PDF rejection.


Increased process quality due to cross-location engineering platform with virtual project drives, also for the areas of sales, production and purchasing; accelerated order processing, more cost transparency and simplified deadline control; better support for plant maintenance.


Accelerated parts research and increased reuse through visually supported search for components and assemblies with a multimedia object plan for more than 2,000 feature lists with cross-functional searches.
CIM Database has convinced us with its ability to continuously expand the system in a simple way.
Herbert Janßen
Head of Standardization and Technical Services
Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH

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