Piaggio Aero Industries

Founded in 1884, Piaggio Aero Industries is one of the world’s oldest aircraft manufacturers. The company designs, manufactures and maintains both aircraft and aircraft engines and, to date, has produced more than 50 aircraft models including its flagship aircraft, the P180 Avanti II, a twin-engine, turboprop executive aircraft known for its distinctive styling, spacious interior and low fuel consumption.

The Challenge

Transform Piaggio Aero Industries from a low-volume, niche manufacturer into a best-in-class, global player in the aerospace industry

Dassault Systèmes Response

Piaggio Aero chose the V6 PLM platform on Microsoft SQL Server to support product and process development, communication, data sharing, and decision-making across the product lifecycle of its aircraft

Benefits

V6 on SQL Server enables Piaggio Aero Industries engineers to collaborate in real time with risk sharing teams around the world through a Web connection and to leverage their combined intellectual property