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Digital Transformation

Are your investments in digitalization delivering what you wanted? In the manufacturing industry, a great deal depends on how you design the digital platform that is supposed to give you true end2end processes. To make informed decisions, you have to understand the key aspects of the...

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We are CENIT

How much virtual reality is acceptable for a decision that depends on an encounter between people? Our recruiters at CENIT had to face this question when they developed a concept for job interviews via web meeting. Since the summer of 2020, job candidates can choose to conduct remote...

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Digital Transformation

End2end processes based on end2end data – decision-makers will immediately realize the potential that digitalization holds for their enterprise. At the same time, they may be worried that expanding their platform technology will make them too dependent on a specific provider. Horst...

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News and Views from CENIT

Stuttgart, August 13, 2020 – CENIT extends the technology portfolio covered by FASTSUITE Edition 2 with new functionalities that now also include the surface-based applications for painting, spraying and coating.

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Digital Transformation

Through his network, our automotive expert Thomas Flaig has insight into the entire spectrum of the supplier industry: from the major players to highly specialized medium-sized companies. One effect of the corona pandemic, which is currently affecting many companies, is the frequent...

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CENIT HORST HECKHORN
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News and Views from CENIT

SAP has positioned itself as the core platform provider for intelligent companies that not only aim for business success, but also want to achieve sustainability and resilience targets. To this end, SAP has reiterated its long-standing commitment toward open integration of partner...

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Kawasaki
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Digital Factory

Stuttgart, July 16, 2020 – On September 1, robot maker Kawasaki Robotics (Neuss) will launch K-Virtual: A new, innovative platform for efficient plant engineering, robot simulation and offline programming. In developing the intuitive 3D simulation solution, Kawasaki relied on...

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CENIT Model Based Definition
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Digital Engineering

The lack of digital continuity is holding back your engineers, and media breaks impede collaboration with your customers and suppliers. You’re not the only one with this problem: In engineering and production, the manufacturing industry still relies on a range of workflows from the...

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Model Based Definition
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Simulation

Simulation is gaining significance across all phases of engineering. The software is all there, but what poses problems for manufacturing enterprises is how to manage the resulting reorganization of responsibilities and workflows across the product development process. In this...

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Digital Transformation

Rigorous product compliance and product quality management have always been an integral part of the product development process for life sciences companies. However, the steady increase of product complexity and corresponding higher investments for new product development require to...

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CENIT Remote Programming Fastsuite
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Digital Factory

Challenges open up unexpected opportunities. In the field of digital factory and robot software, many things in planning and engineering can already be done remotely and offline. But for those who are responsible for production execution, home office is almost impossible. Not at all?...

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News and Views from CENIT

Stuttgart, May 20, 2020 – CENIT Supervisory Board appoints new CFO: Dr. Markus Wesel to act as new Chief Financial Officer of enterprise group.

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CENIT Platform economy
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News and Views from CENIT

People, processes, businesses, data and IT – for digital transformation to become a reality, we need connectivity across all levels. And that was what the Management Board of CENIT AG and our company’s leadership team had in mind when they embedded the partnership topic in the CENIT...

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News and Views from CENIT

Stuttgart, March 19, 2020 – CENIT releases information on current measures to protect the company’s employees, clients and partners.

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DigitalContinuity Design to Production
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Digital Transformation

Today’s consumers expect to feel personally and emotionally addressed by products and services, and digitalization can confirm that expectation. Werner Busenius, VP Global Sales at Digital Manufacturing Solutions, outlines the challenges that the so-called experience economy holds for...

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Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Sector
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Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is an ideal match for today’s experience economy in which customers expect customized, unique encounters made available to them instantly. As a key industry, the automotive sector is already integrating additive manufacturing techniques into serial production....

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CENIT mit AWARD zur Blechexpo2019 ausgezeichnet
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News and Views from CENIT

Encouraging trade fair closing for CENIT: During the international trade fairs for sheet metal processing “Blechexpo” and “Schweisstec” joining technology, the Stuttgart-based IT and software consulting company received the “Award for Blechexpo 2019” on November 6, 2019. The software...

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Simulation

Simulative methods can make processes faster, more efficient, more flexible and safer. That’s why they are increasingly in demand in manufacturing. For product development, Simulation Driven Design has become a well-established approach. Aircraft manufacturing and the automotive...

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CENIT SystemsEngineering SAP IPS
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Systems Engineering

Data integrity means a competitive advantage for manufacturing companies: The higher the standard achieved, the more successful the end-to-end digital management of the product lifecycle. As one of the leading PLM providers, SAP has developed a solution that supports the...

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CenProCS Bionic Aircraft project closure | Cenit
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Additive Manufacturing

Stuttgart / Hamburg, October 16th, 2019 – Research Goal Achieved: Over the last three years, the international consortium made up of nine partners has succeeded in developing more resource-efficient production processes for the aviation industry. CENIT played a critical role by...

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News and Views from CENIT

SIASUN, China’s leading manufacturer of Robot and Automation Equipment, decides to cooperate exclusively with CENIT AG to create a state-of-the-art software for their new 3D laser machine. The development is based on CENIT’s FASTSUITE Edition 2 software, which will be customized to...

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Digital Transformation

Prima Power extends its software with the FASTSUITE Prima Power Edition developed by CENIT. The company, headquartered in Collegno, Italy, is a leading manufacturer of 2D and 3D laser cutting systems, and of machines and automatic manufacturing lines for sheet metal processing, and...

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CENIT supports in digitization
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Digital Transformation

Stuttgart, September 12, 2019 – No matter whether an internationally oriented major corporation with thousands of employees or a start-up with just a minimum number of employees: With the right approach, companies of any size can undergo a digital transformation. The software and...

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Digital Continuity

"Increase your degree of automation and increase productivity," was the previous motto. True, but the productivity gained is lost again if, due to a lack of data continuity between departments, e.g. information already defined in design cannot be used in robot programming. This is...

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smartPLM

Stuttgart, September 04, 2019 – V-ZUG, Swiss maker of premium household appliances, has partnered with CENIT AG to pursue its plans for bidirectional integration of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform by Dassault Systèmes and SAP S/4HANA platform. The smartPLM approach makes the Stuttgart-based...

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Toleranzanalyse CENIT Expert Article
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Tolerance management

When manufacturing businesses create an end-to-end quality assurance database that covers their entire spectrum from development to production, they sharpen their competitive edge. It’s an investment that improves a company’s ability to develop new products within an optimized cost...

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CENIT Innovation Day 2019
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Digital Transformation

Stuttgart, May 23, 2019 – Digital continuity from engineering to production to after-sales processes: At the Innovation Day 2019 in Stuttgart, CENIT showcased application scenarios from the manufacturing industry to demonstrate how medium-scale businesses can leverage...

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CATIA V5 and CATIA 3DExperience in combinationest model with integrated ergonomics inspection | CENIT
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Digital Transformation

Stuttgart, May 9, 2019 – Brilliant outlook for the aviation industry: increasing passenger numbers, new technologies and full order books for aircraft manufacturers promise soaring profits over the next few years. However, wherever potential comes about, new challenges appear in the...

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CENProCS Bionic Aircraft
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Additive Manufacturing

Stuttgart, April 17, 2019 – The European “Bionic Aircraft” research project has reached yet another milestone for additive manufacturing: For the first time ever, components can be printed directly from the CATIA V5 CAD system. This is made possible with the interface developed by...

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PLM Alliance
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Digital Engineering

Orlando, Florida - April 10, 2019: PLM Alliance, comprised of five SAP development partners, today announced that it will participate at SAPPHIRE NOW® and ASUG Annual Conference being held May 7- 9 in Orlando, Florida in booth #1346.

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CENIT Flugzeugbau Zulieferer
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Digital Transformation

Many medium-scale aviation suppliers don’t feel sufficiently prepared for the profound transformation process that’s taking place in their industry, reports Martin Buchholz in his article. He believes the latest news from AIRBUS shows that this will soon have to change.

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Digital Transformation

Everywhere we read and hear about the splendid future of the digital twin. But descriptions of what this technological concept actually means can vary a great deal. Anyone who takes a closer look at the topic quickly realizes that there are reasons for these diverging views, and...

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CENIT | KEONYS | Dassault Systemes | Power of one 2019
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News and Views from CENIT

Dassault Systèmes has awarded our teams for special achievements in seminal client projects. Additionally, CENIT Group also recertified as Platinum Partner for Germany, France, Switzerland and Romania.

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Digitalization as a Management Task – Checklist for Decision-Makers 2019
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Digital Transformation

Medium-scale industry is starting to successfully exploit the opportunities inherent in digitalization. 62 percent of enterprises with more than 250 employees have already incorporated digitalization into their business strategy, according to a recent survey. But once the PowerPoint...

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Product Development Process

Do you also regularly and more and more urgently call for the end of departmental silos in your manufacturing company? Then the introduction of a process-controlled, digital-based conversion and visualization of CAD designs is a milestone that supports your business viewpoint. When...

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News and Views from CENIT

The Chinese system integrator RISONG was looking for a software tool for more efficiency in customer projects. CENIT was able to offer this with FASTSUITE Edition 2. During the talks in 2017, however, it quickly became clear that both companies saw even more potential in their...

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SAP Integration Onshape | CENIT
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Digital Engineering

Stuttgart, November 5, 2018 – IT consulting and software company CENIT will be at this year’s PI PLMx Conference in Chicago to showcase the new cenitCONNECT Onshape-SAP Integration – a solution to facilitate seamless business processes in product design and manufacturing in...

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Smart Automation

In today’s economic environment, large scale construction projects are booming. Updates to public infrastructure alone—roads, bridges, hospitals, airports and transportation hubs—could keep engineering and construction companies backlogged for years. But that’s just the start. The...

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CENIT FASTSUITE for TRUMPF laser welding systems
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Offline Programming

Stuttgart, September 04, 2018 – The FASTSUITE Edition 2 platform from CENIT provides efficient support with optimized welding strategies and methods for those who have to meet high-standard welding requirements in mechanical engineering, plant construction and steel construction. The...

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Offline Programming

Stuttgart, August 29, 2018 - Whether arc and spot welding, path welding, roller hemming, 3D laser cutting or painting - the 3D simulation platform FASTSUITE Edition 2 from CENIT masters all complex processes in sheet metal processing. The enormous efficiency and time advantages of the...

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CENIT Fastsuite Edition2 | FANUC | Arc welding
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Digital Engineering

Auburn Hills, August 1, 2018 – IT consulting and software firm CENIT will be on location at this year’s IMTS (Booth 133331) to present the latest version of FASTSUITE Edition 2 – the next-generation 3D simulation software for the digital factory. The new features in short: The...

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Additive Manufacturing

Did you know that it is possible to generate programs for all manufacturing steps from nothing but CAD data? A joint project of CENIT and FANUC is based on the approach of hybrid manufacturing. The feasibility of the project is demonstrated by the exemplary process of build-up welding...

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CENIT Mahle onePLM
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Digital Transformation

MAHLE – known globally for its high-quality pistons – is a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry, covering all major aspects related to powertrains and air conditioning – for both combustion engine cars and electric vehicles. The advent of...

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Voices from our Network

Carsten Stumpf, General Manager Kawasaki Robotics EMEA, made time for a short talk with our editorial team at Automatica in Munich. His assessment of Germany as a hub for technology is optimistic.

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News and Views from CENIT

With the signing of the contract at Automatica 2018, IS SOFT (Gunpo-si, Gyeonggi-do/South Korea) becomes reseller of FASTSUITE Edition 2 in South Korea. IS SOFT has been a system integrator for 3D-scanning sensor and surface inspection systems for more than 10 years.

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Voices from our Network

At Automatica, FANUC and 20 partners showed how "Automated Intelligence" is changing industrial production. The CENIT Newsroom team had the opportunity to talk to Jürgen Barth, Key Account Manager at FANUC Germany.

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HIROTEC implements Digital Twin with FASTSUITE Edition 2
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Digital Engineering

Stuttgart, June 14, 2018 - The Japanese body parts manufacturer Hirotec is introducing the FASTSUITE Edition 2 digital factory solution from CENIT at its main plant. The software serves as a platform for all steps from cell planning to PLC validation. A first milestone is the digital...

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CENIT | AsCON
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Industry 4.0

Analysts at Gartner list ASCon Systems in a global selection of four “Cool Vendors 2018” for “Digitalization Through Industry 4.0”. It’s another major success for the Stuttgart-based startup, established in 2017 by the team of DELTA Management Consulting GmbH. The editors of CENIT...

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For both partners, this means collaboration in a pioneering field: CENIT has established  a market position as “partner for digital transformation”, while DELTA Management Beratung provides solutions associated with the Digital Twin. Both companies ha
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News and Views from CENIT

Stuttgart, April 18, 2018 – IT and software consulting provider CENIT AG and consulting firm DELTA Management Beratung GmbH (DELTA) have agreed to act as strategic partners. By dovetailing their solutions expertise, the PLM specialists plan to open up a significant market lead in the...

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CENIT at Automatica 2018
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Digital Engineering

Stuttgart, May 22, 2018 – IT consulting and software firm CENIT will be on location at this year’s Automatica (Booth 506, Hall B5) to present the latest version of FASTSUITE Edition 2 – the next-generation 3D simulation software for the digital factory. The new features in short: The...

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FASTSUITE Robot welding
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Offline Programming

Stuttgart, March 28, 2018 – The forklift manufacturer Crown relies heavily on robotic welding automation for fabrication/production of their equipment in the Roding (Germany) facility. The company has now begun to replace the time-consuming manual teaching of the robot systems with...

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Smart Automation

Premium AEROTEC, one of the world's leading suppliers of aircraft structures, has made the production of single aisle sections even faster and more efficient with the successful introduction of networked automation solutions.

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Additive Manufacturing

Stuttgart, February 20, 2018 – About a year after the launch of the EU’s ground-breaking Bionic Aircraft project, CENIT reports concrete initial results. These include software for automated recognition of topologically optimized structures, an associated catalogue of parameterized...

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Martin Thiel Cenit
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News and Views from CENIT

CENIT’s acquisition of KEONYS means that Martin Thiel is now responsible for a far greater number of customers, markets and staff. With its international orientation, the 3DS PLM business unit has been optimizing product development processes for decades – and the merger has now...

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Voices from our Network

The acquisition of KEONYS opens up a new chapter in CENIT’s history. Teams from both companies are now part of a far larger network of colleagues, with wider competencies and an edge on attractive new market opportunities. This is the view from the inside looking out, so to speak. We...

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News and Views from CENIT

Stuttgart, July 3, 2017 – On July 1, 2017, CENIT AG acquired a majority interest in SynOpt GmbH, based in Leinfelden-Echterdingen (Stuttgart). The move expands CENIT’s competency and portfolio in the field of simulation solutions. 

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News and Views from CENIT

Stutttgart, July 1, 2017 – On July 1, 2017, the Stuttgart IT and software consulting company CENIT AG consummated the acquisition of the French software implementation specialist KEONYS S.A.S. The software company with headquarters in Paris is now part of the  group as a 100% owned...

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Ready to grow

Stuttgart, March 22, 2017 – At this year’s Hannover Messe (Hall 6, Booth L30), software and consulting specialist CENIT will present a mature strategic and operative approach to establishing 4.0-ready PLM business strategies. Core elements are a value chain-oriented PLM concept,...

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Tolerance management

US software vendor Dimensional Control Systems, headquartered in Troy, Michigan, has selected CENIT to act as its master reseller for its 3DCS tolerance analysis software in central and northern Europe. CENIT, a long-standing DCS partner, will be responsible for marketing the product...

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Additive Manufacturing

Stuttgart, January 17, 2017 – CENIT is participating in the European research project “BionicAircraft”, which aims to boost resource efficiency in aviation by implementing additive manufacturing and bionic design in all phases of the aircraft lifecycle. Following a concept review,...

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News and Views from CENIT

Stuttgart, December 21, 2016 - CENIT AG is negotiating the acquisition of all shares in Keonys S.A.S., Paris, one of the leading European PLM specialists based on the software products of Dassault Systèmes. The acquisition will strengthen CENIT´s international market position as...

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News and Views from CENIT

The award, presented at the annual World of Watson conference in Las Vegas in late October, recognizes CENIT’s outstanding achievements and expertise in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) applications.

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Digital Engineering

By using solar energy cleverly and pushing lightweight construction with intelligent software to its limit, it is possible to fly around the globe by plane without fuel. That has been proven by the Swiss visionary Bertrand Piccard, his partner André Borschberg and the team of Solar...

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Digital Factory

Stuttgart, May 31, 2016 – With FASTSUITE Edition 2, CENIT provides a highly efficient Digital Factory Solution for smart manufacturing. Based on the mechatronic simulation of resources and components, CENITs’ universal software platform enables systems integrators and manufacturers to...

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News and Views from CENIT

For automation experts, the Automatica Expo is the place to be. It’s a place where you see engineers sigh and purchasing agents dream.

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News and Views from CENIT

Our FASTSUITE Edition 2 software is designed to make automation easier and more efficient for manufacturers and system integrators. The digital factory solution therefore supports all tasks that arise from the planning phase to day-to-day operation – for virtually any production...

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Digital Factory

Stuttgart, May 12, 2016 – With the slogan “One Platform, Many Possibilities,” CENIT is presenting its high-performance FASTSUITE Edition 2 digital factory software in two places at the AUTOMATICA 2016 trade fair at the same time. In addition to the company’s own stand B5/506 in hall...

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Digital Engineering

Stuttgart, January 12, 2016 – In September of 2015, after a mere 10 months, Airbus successfully completed the concept phase for its freight aircraft Beluga XL. The contribution to the outstanding productivity of the Airbus engineering was a rule-based and process-oriented design...

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