Process and Plant

You can complete process and plant design projects quickly, reliably, and affordably.

Building a processing system—even an entire plant or factory—in industries as diverse as oil and gas production, alternate fuel development, power generation, and manufacturing is more challenging than ever. Competition is stiff and capital is tight. So the need to control costs, ensure quality, and speed up delivery is critical to your success.

See how SOLIDWORS® product development solutions give you a full range of modeling, simulation, and communication tools to create detailed 3D models and drawings for mechanical equipment and systems, HVAC, process layouts, and electrical, conduit and piping systems. You can complete process and plant design projects quickly, reliably, and affordably.

CLEARSTREAM ENVIRONMENTAL, INC.

Using SOLIDWORS® design and simulation software, CLEARSTREAM ENVIRONMENTAL has improved the quality and performance of its water treatment systems.

SUCCESS METRICS

• Increased sales 100 percent annually for seven consecutive years
• Boosted water/sludge separation efficiency by 25 percent
• Delivered systems four to eight weeks faster than competitors
• Cut proposal development time from days to hours

Industry: Energy, Process & Plant
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORS Simulation Premium, SOLIDWORS Flow Simulation, SOLIDWORS Professional, SOLIDWORS Premium
Benefit: Results, Power, 2D/3D Transition, Ease of Use, Career Advancement, Focus on Design, Design Better Products, Innovation, Photorealistic Renderings, Integration
VAR: GoEngineer

Dedini S/A Indústrias de Base

Dedini relies on SolidWorks design and simulation solutions to develop entire power plants and factories more efficiently, accurately, and cost-effectively.

SUCCESS METRICS

• Compressed design cycles by 35 percent
• Shortened time-to-market by as much as 30 percent
• Reduced design errors by 60 percent
• Cut rework by 30 percent

Industry: Energy, Process & Plant
Previous CAD: AutoCAD
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORS Premium
Benefit: Value, Results, Power, Collaboration, 2D/3D Transition, Implementation, Ease of Use, Training, Support, Data Exchange, Focus on Design, Design Better Products, Total Cost of Ownership, Innovation, Manufacturability, Large Assemblies, Integration
VAR: Assessocon, Com. Equip. Inf. Softw.. Ltd.

Gaumer Process

Dedini S/A Indústrias de Base has emerged as the world leader in the development of energy plants and industrial factories for the sugarcane sector.  In 2005, management decided to upgrade its AutoCAD 2D design tools to a 3D CAD system to accelerate its design processes and shorten time-to-market, while maintaining high levels of quality and innovation

SUCCESS METRICS

• Cut development cycle from three years to three months
• Saved $100,000 in prototyping costs
• Reduced material costs by 75 percent
• Enhanced visualization of system performance

Industry: Energy, Process & Plant
Previous CAD: None
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORS Simulation Premium, SOLIDWORS Flow Simulation
Benefit: Value, Results, Ease of Use, Total Cost of Ownership
VAR: Progression Technologies

Girtz Industries, Inc.

Using SOLIDWORS Enterprise PDM software, Girtz Industries is realizing faster time-to-market, increased revenue, and greater throughput, while completing more complex projects.

SUCCESS METRICS

• Shortened design cycles
• Reduced engineering costs
• Cut documentation development time
• Increased throughput by 25 percent

Industry: Energy, Process & Plant
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORS Enterprise PDM, SOLIDWORS Standard
Benefit: Implementation, Ease of Use, Integration
VAR: Computer Aided Technology Inc.

Oceaneering International, Inc.

Using SOLIDWORS integrated designs, simulation, and PDM solutions, Oceaneering effectively overcomes the challenges of a globally dispersed product development organization.

SUCCESS METRICS

• Shortened design cycles by 40 percent
• Cut time-to-market by 50 percent
• Reduced development costs by 30 percent
• Increased design reuse by 40 percent

Industry: Energy, Process & Plant
Products(s) Used: SOLIDWORS Simulation, SOLIDWORS Enterprise PDM, SOLIDWORS Professional
Benefit: Results, Training
VAR: Progression Technologies

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