DaimlerChrysler Ag, the German headquartered vehicle manufacturer, used digital manufacturing in its Mercedes-Benz A-Class factory in Rastatt to pass digital vehicles through its Digital Factory quality gate to ensure budgeted costs, quality, and timing standards would be met. In the simulation for its S-Class coupe it was discovered that a compression-modelling die did not manufacture the component correctly. The discovery of the problem in the virtual manufacturing stage and its rectification ...
BPIR Categories3.3.2 Develop prototypes/pilot schemes
3.4.1 Design product/process/service enhancements
15.6.3 Design of products, services or processes