Rapid 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 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 decisions with SIMUL8 Professional

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



Rapid simulation modeling


SIMUL8’s simulation engine is ten times faster than our nearest competitor and is compatible with packages including AutoCAD, Visio, Minitab, ERP Systems, xml, VBA.

With a clean, intuitive interface you can spend less time building simulations and focus on making evidence-based decisions.


Utilize big data


SIMUL8 connects to any data set including Excel, Access, Oracle, Sybase and many more.

Quickly import data from manufacturing machinery to power accurate simulations and optimize performance metrics.


Visual and interactive


SIMUL8 provides a visual, interactive and easy to understand representation of a production system in action.

Demonstrate scenarios, variability and bottlenecks to stakeholders to build their confidence in decisions.



Contact SIMUL8's 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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