KIA MOTORS COMPLETES FIRST PHASE OF EDM PROJECT USING EMPOWER.Tecnomatix Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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Kia Motors is South Korea's 2nd largest automobile manufacturer with headquarters in Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea. Its CEO is Chung Eui-sun. The American arm is Kia Motors America. , a leading Korean automotive manufacturer, has successfully completed the first phase of its enterprise Digital Manufacturing (eDM) project using Tecnomatix eMPower(TM) solutions.
Kia has been using Tecnomatix manufacturing software The following list of software modules are the manufacturing components of Baan's ERP (BaanERP) system, acquired by SSA Global in 2003 and subsequently by Infor at the end of 2006. It is listed here because it provides a comprehensive overview of the required software. See MES. since 1995 to design, simulate and perform off-line programming for its spot-welding processes. The eDM project was initiated to implement eMPower product simulation solutions in its manufacturing center to increase productivity, reduce costs and increase efficiency throughout the engineering development environment. Phase I of the eDM project included implementation of the initial eMPower engineering and simulation solutions and proof-of-concept of the eM-Planner solution in Kia's Final Assembly division.
With the successful completion of Phase I in Kia's Car Body, Final Assembly, Powertrain and Press/Die divisions, Kia is moving on to Phase II - a more comprehensive implementation of MPM which will incorporate eMPower Quality and eMPaint and extend to additional Kia divisions. By Phase III Noun 1. phase III - a large clinical trial of a treatment or drug that in phase I and phase II has been shown to be efficacious with tolerable side effects; after successful conclusion of these clinical trials it will receive formal approval from the FDA , Kia expects to have completed implementing MPM solutions throughout its manufacturing engineering Manufacturing engineering
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"We are planning to move on to eDM Phase II in the new year, and Tecnomatix is a key partner helping us to achieve our goal to join the world's top five automobile manufacturers," said Dr. Oh Youngkun, Kia Motors' eDM team leader, in a recent presentation at the Tecnomatix MPM Forum in Tokyo, Japan. "Technology innovation is a top priority for Kia and we expect to improve our profitability by upgrading technology from design to manufacturing, allowing us to minimize costs and improve productivity. We now have the eMPower simulation solutions in place as a standard across our organization. For eDM Phase II, we are going to expand our implementation of Tecnomatix MPM solutions."
"Kia Motors recognizes the importance of Manufacturing Process Management, and has been using Tecnomatix solutions for several years to maintain its competitive edge and grow its market share worldwide," said Harel Beit-On, chairman and chief executive officer of Tecnomatix Technologies, Ltd. "Properly managing your global supply, manufacturing and distribution networks is key to survival in today's highly competitive environment, and Kia is taking full advantage of the solutions and technologies we have available to ensure their success."
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About Tecnomatix Technologies, Ltd.
Tecnomatix Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ : TCNO) is the world's leading provider of Manufacturing Process Management software for the electronics, automotive, aerospace and heavy equipment industries. The company's eMPower(TM) software enables global manufacturing customers to build the best production strategies to succeed in their increasingly complex environments. Tecnomatix applications run on an open platform providing a collaborative environment for authoring, simulating and managing manufacturing processes across the extended enterprise and its suppliers. The company, founded in 1983, has offices and distributors in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Europe, the Pacific Rim Pacific Rim, term used to describe the nations bordering the Pacific Ocean and the island countries situated in it. In the post–World War II era, the Pacific Rim has become an increasingly important and interconnected economic region. and Latin America.
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