Germany Brand: CATIA, ENOVIA
Industry: Transportation and Mobility

Germany’s LÄPPLE AG is a systems supplier to the automotive industry with locations in Germany, Ireland, South Africa and the USA. Over 4,500 employees worldwide engineer, design and manufacture remodelling tools, body-work tools, prototypes, vehicle body parts and systems as well as complete production plants.

The Challenge

As an automotive industry systems supplier, LÄPPLE AG must engineer, design and manufacture tools for vehicle body parts for both prototype and production models.

Dassault Systèmes Response

LÄPPLE uses CATIA V5 data from customers to design its tools. It uses ENOVIA V5 digital mock-up (DMU) to ensure everyone involved shares the same view and information of the design.


Thanks to CATIA V5, development time is shorter, process reliability is up, and errors are down. The common view and design information provided by ENOVIA V5 DMU means has improved the speed and accuracy of communication and decision making.