Simulation Software for Automotive Manufacturing


SIMUL8 enables automotive manufacturers and suppliers to design, launch, and improve production programs faster than ever with powerful simulation software.



70% of the world's top OEMs use SIMUL8 to drive production efficiency

SIMUL8's automotive clients rely on our software to design flexible facilities, continually improve processes, engage stakeholders and exceed customer expectations.

Toyota
Honda
General Motors
Ford
Hyundai
SAIC Motor


Trusted by leading Tier 1 and 2 suppliers


Tier 1 & 2 automotive suppliers use SIMUL8 as the simulation and throughput analysis tool of choice to improve efficiency and engage clients.

Magna International Inc.
Johnson Controls Inc
Lear Corp
Valeo SA
Robert Bosch GmbH
Denso Corp.


SIMUL8 customer success



Meeting customer demand without increasing costs

Leading automotive manufacturer Chrysler improved throughput by 39 units and increased revenue by $1,000,000 per day at its Brampton plant using SIMUL8.


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SIMUL8 is fast and easy to learn. It’s quick to do a study which makes it an ideal tool for getting the results we need to make fast but thorough decisions.

Steve Lin, Senior Simulation Specialist, Fiat Chrysler


Where is SIMUL8 used in the automotive industry?



A culture of innovation and continuous improvement is at the heart of the automotive industry.

With vehicle programs costing billions of dollars, manufacturers and suppliers rely on SIMUL8's discrete event software to maximize productivity, reduce costs and respond more effectively to customer demand.



Design efficient assembly processes

Design efficient assembly processes

Simulation enables design teams to test concepts to maximize throughput, discover bottlenecks and minimize the effects of downtime.



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Make effective operational decisions

Make effective operational decisions

Simulation is used to plan, examine and optimize operational factors, including mixed model assembly, staffing requirements and resource utilization.



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Continuously optimize performance

Continuously optimize performance

Simulation is utilized to optimize key performance metrics including Jobs Per Hour, Overall Equipment Effectiveness and Return on Investment.



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We increased throughput without increasing overheads.

Using SIMUL8 lets us stay flexible when planning resource to cope with demand fluctuations.

Joy Boath, Virtual Manufacturing Engineer, GM Holden


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Make fast, informed decisions with SIMUL8's powerful features


SIMUL8 is the simulation software of choice for automotive manufacturers to test the impact of ‘what-if’ scenarios and support agile decision making.

Minimize downtime

Build simulations quickly with intuitive features


SIMUL8 has the power to model any manufacturing process, no matter the size or complexity.

Quickly create simulations with a user-friendly drag and drop interface and utilize Visual Logic coding language to customize any aspect of SIMUL8 to your exact needs.


Effectively use resources

Power simulations from existing data sources


Drive simulations that account for the real-life variability that can affect your processes.

Utilize SIMUL8's built-in statistical distributions or connect your own manufacturing data from Microsoft Excel, VB, and C++, to accurately evaluate the impact of process changes.


Measure ROI

A wealth of results to improve performance


With the fastest simulation engine available, you can get quick insight to make effective decisions.

SIMUL8 provides extensive results in a range of exportable formats, as well as the ability to customize reports to analyze the results most relevant to you or stakeholders.





Get in touch with our automotive team

At SIMUL8 we have worked with successful automotive clients for over 20 years.

Contact our automotive team to talk through your project or schedule a demo of SIMUL8’s features.


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