Teamcenter Material Management
Keeping control over your substances and materials?
Can your company at any given time account for which substances, and how much of them, are in your products?
Environmental regulations and customer awareness is steadily increasing. As a consequence, so are the requirements and regulations concerning material management applied to every industry segment all over the world.
In a near future, no company will be excepted from the obligation to provide instant material declarations of their products and processes.
Is your company prepared for that?
Do you wish to learn more about Material Management?
Materials and substances have unique properties to help you identify and organize them.
If your company have many materials, it may be useful to organize them in Material Catalogs.
Like materials, substances have unique properties to help you identify them and for creating material declarations.
With the product in focus, Teamcenter will provide you with all information you need regarding materials and substances.
Who can really benefit from Material Management?
As we see it, there are four typical cases where Material Management can really help you.
Your company has created its own materials and compounds.
You have spent time and money on the development of these materials and compounds. This is proprietary information that is important to keep safe and secure.
Loss of information is costly and the consequences of plagiarism can be disastrous.
Your company produces parts and products for markets where materials and substances are regulated.
You are obligated to declare the composition of your products.The process for doing so involves tedious investigations and data digging and sometimes costly destructive tests.
If the process is slow, there is a risk of business loss. If the result is wrong, there is risk of liability.
Your company produces parts and products in several countries.
You need to keep track of alternative materials and substances for different regions and markets.This involves manually kept ledgers and paperwork.
If the process is slow, there is risk of manufacturing stand-still.
If the result is wrong, there is risk of scrapping.
Your company produces parts and products where material quality and selection is important.
You have spent time and money on material analysis. This is proprietary information that is important to keep safe and secure, yet available for design and engineering of new products.
If the information is not available there is risk of redundancy and rework.
NEXTAGE can help you get started
Through our customers and employees, NEXTAGE has experience with all four cases above. We are familiar with the processes and challenges related to materials and material management. Our solutions are simple and easy to get started with. We know how to help you. Get in touch with us and we’ll tell you more.
Material overview in Teamcenter Active Workspace
Material Management is a functionality in Teamcenter, from Siemens PLM Software