Greece Brand: CATIA, SIMULIA
Industry: Marine & Offshore

Established in 1989 as a designer of Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs), Athens-based Planatech expanded its activities to cover the entire design-to-production process of recreational motor boats, making it the leading manufacturer of RIBs in Greece. Planatech has approximately 40 employees and produces on average 200 boats per year whose lengths range from 6-12m.

The Challenge

Planatech needed to improve its boat development process, a stepping stone toward better customer service and a way to win new markets. Read more.

Dassault Systèmes Response

Planatech uses CATIA, including CATIA Analysis and CATIA for Composites solutions, for its boat and tooling design requirements.


Planatech eliminated the need for physical prototypes thanks to virtual testing with CATIA Analysis products, which helped improve the reliability of designs while promoting innovation and reducing production time by 30%.