The North Sea is one of the world’s harshest environments for offshore oil production. But Ron Davison, Technical Director of Mech-Tool Engineering, knows the competitive environment can be just as punishing for the industry’s suppliers.
A decline in its traditional business, combined with aggressive competition from suppliers with significantly lower labour costs, was eroding Mech-Tool’s profit margin.
Dassault Systèmes Response
Mech-Tool chose CATIA V5 and implementation services from IBM Business Partner TransCAT PLM to radically transform its design process and recapture margin.
Initial benefits include a potential 25-fold reduction in manufacturing drawing production time and substantial downstream savings in production of bills of materials (BOMs) and elimination of manufacturing re-work.