For more than 60 years, Héroux Devtek of Montreal, Canada, has been one of the aircraft industry’s most trusted suppliers of landing gear. The major aerospace OEMs and their airline customers rely on Héroux Devtek for its excellence in design, manufacturing, repair and testing of these systems, which are crucial to aircraft operation and safety.

The Challenge

To maximize the opportunities created by close collaboration between engineering and manufacturing, Héroux Devtek needed to bridge the physical distance between the two groups.

Dassault Systèmes Response

To create a real-time collaboration environment, Héroux Devtek adopted V5 PLM from Dassault Systèmes, including ENOVIA SmarTeam and CATIA V5.


Héroux Devtek identifi es more design improvements earlier in the development cycle, improving manufacturability and quality and reducing costs.