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The digital transformation of Airbus

Juan Ignacio Castro, a technology enthusiast with more than a decade of experience in aeronautical manufacturing, has been leading the digital transformation at Airbus’ Military Aircraft division. He has made it clear that the digital transformation implies an effort on everyone’s part: the company, the employees, and the suppliers. In order to adapt and stay competitive in the market, “It is important for the entire value chain to develop innovative products and services,” says Castro.

Digital Twins, or when we used to refer to the first model as a prototype

The prototype’s days are numbered. Yes, I know, it’s a hackneyed phrase, but this is the reality facing us thanks to the new possibilities Industry 4.0 has on offer. Nowadays there are software solutions able to generate a virtual design of a product or process we wish to test, thereby reducing labor hours and investment substantially.

Expert Blanking Software in the Automotive Industry

Over the last several years, automotive companies have seen the need to drastically reduce the weight of vehicles and have therefore introduced materials such as aluminum, as well as new cutting and shaping technology.

How to Achieve Quick and Accurate Quoting

Many manufacturers agree: it is extremely difficult to produce an accurate quote in a timely manner. Regardless of your industry experience or how extensive the Excel sheet is that you use, you need to account for many variables to generate the most accurate quote.

Adjust your quoting to the demand

The competitiveness of our quotes in a world as demanding and global as today’s is a critical success factor. It can be the difference between the customer choosing our option or not. Being able to choose which quotes we want to prioritize and win and which are of little interest is what will contribute to ensure the profitability and survival of our company in the long term.