Sovelia blog

I don’t know what I don’t know

Before we at Symetri can begin to offer a solution, it is our responsibility to always collaborate and try to find the best option for a specific company and their business goals, and always communicate what challenges a solution we recommend will solve.

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Creating custom Bill of Materials - 3 ways to get the same result

Sovelia Product Manager Tim Ray writes about different ways Manufacturing companies can produce custom Bill of Materials (BOMs) for the designs they create. This blog is based on Tim's discussion with a customer and how the company produces custom Bill of Materials (BOMs) for the designs they create.

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Three main goals of integrated PLM

Whilst the role of PLM is about information, how it is produced and handled, disseminated and shared, its goals have an impact on the whole business of any company engaged in its practices. What is most important when considering and looking at a PLM system?

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How can you automate Autodesk Vault without being a coder ?

Autodesk Vault can be customised to automatically trigger and take care of some mundane tasks for you. The only problem is, you have to be a coder to put these in place and, once in place, further code change may be needed when your processes need to change. Sovelia Vault offers a configurable add in to Autodesk Vault that any competent administrator can adjust and use.

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How do you guarantee the correct information is transferred from your design environment to PLM?

When you look at all PLM systems one of the fundamental issues they face is getting the correct, good quality data into the PLM system in the first place. “Crap in, Crap out” is a phrase that has been used to describe this problem whenever talking about transferring information from one system to another. How do you guarantee the correct information is transferred from your design environment to PLM?

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Installed base management (What did we deliver)

18 August 2021

Installed base is the Sovelia PLM template that takes a standard Bill of materials and makes it unique for every product that is delivered. You can categorize according to the service requirements, including possible spare parts or maintenance services.

Order fulfilment support

11 August 2021

From identifying long lead items early on in the project to assembly documentation, Sovelia PLM can help fulfill all of your needs. The ability to access the right information, at the right time in the process by the right person should be fundamental to the solution we provide or that our customers expect.

Sales order configuration

04 August 2021

Sales configuration offers the logic and questions to generate a specific bill of materials or collection of parts. There is no other way of generating this solution.

Supplier Collaboration with Sovelia PLM extranet

28 July 2021

The role of the Sovelia PLM Extranet is two fold; to collaborate both with members of the organisation and the members of the supply chain outside of the company firewall. It provides a safe and robust way to collaborate and distribute information with external parties.

Production Process planning

21 July 2021

The way the product gets designed isn't necessarily the way to assemble the product. The "as designed" Engineering Bill of Materials (BOM) needs to be reordered so that the product can be effectively assembled. Sovelia PLM includes tools to reorder the Engineering BOM to a view that better suits production.

Bill of Materials (BOM) management

14 July 2021

Complete visibility of the product definition, everything that is needed to sell, manufacture and deliver the product, then service the product afterwards is part of our Bill of Materials strategy.

Engineering Change Management - Managing the process of change

07 July 2021

Engineering Change Order, Engineering Change Request and Implementation Notes. Typically, our customers implement Engineering Change Order first. Then Change Request to formalise the gathering of ideas on how to change a product and finally documenting the change.

Starting your PLM journey? Here's something to think about.

01 July 2021

Collaboration is core and at the heart of everything that Sovelia PLM stands for. It enables sharing of the design, product information, and knowledge transfer, involving all elements of the business and wider partners into the design process.