Viking Range Corporation introduced professional-quality cooking to the home when its first range shipped in 1987. The company’s passion for perfection is relentless. In the process, Viking sparked a renaissance in its historic hometown of Greenwood, Mississippi, USA, renovating historic buildings for its offices and opening a hotel, restaurants and a world-class cooking school visited by renowned chefs from Jacques Pepin to Emeril Lagasse.

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Viking Range Corporation

United States Brand: CATIA, ENOVIA
Industry: Consumer Goods and Retail
Website:http://www.vikingrange.com

Viking Range Corporation introduced professional-quality cooking to the home when its first range shipped in 1987. The company’s passion for perfection is relentless. In the process, Viking sparked a renaissance in its historic hometown of Greenwood, Mississippi, USA, renovating historic buildings for its offices and opening a hotel, restaurants and a world-class cooking school visited by renowned chefs from Jacques Pepin to Emeril Lagasse.

The Challenge

Viking selected Dassault Systèmes Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, including CATIA for virtual product design and ENOVIA SmarTeam for global collaborative lifecycle management, to increase the pace of product development, speed delivery of custom products and promote quality throughout its organization.

Dassault Systèmes Response

  • Develop more innovative products to maintain market leadership and customer loyalty
  • Shorten development time to meet rapidly evolving customer demand
  • Increase synergies and eliminate redundancies among different product teams
  • Reduce lead times for custom solutions to improve customer satisfaction

Benefits

  • Engineering change lead time reduced from 30 days to 5 days
  • Outdated parts Cost of inadvertently creating outdated parts reduced from $250,000 to zero
  • Design and build time Time to design and build all-steel cabinets cut in half