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Manufacturing Simulation Software Overview


Simcad Pro® Manufacturing

  • Production Optimization
  • Identify & Reduce Bottlenecks and Constraints
  • Equipment Feasibility and Automation
  • Forecasting, Scheduling Optimization
  • Labor Allocation Optimization
  • Capacity Analysis and Growth Projection
  • LEAN Six Sigma Implementation
  • Facility Layout and Design
  • WIP Inventory Management & Reduction
  • Capacity Planning & Scheduling

Interactive, Dynamic Simulation Provides
Unmatched Ease-Of-Use.

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Benefits of Simcad Pro® Manufacturing

Using Dynamic Simulation brings operations into a virtual environment, taking away all the risk of costly experimentation. Strategic plans can be thoroughly tested and optimized before implementation. Dynamic Simulation allows the user to:


  • Obtain integrated reporting and scenario analysis
  • Gather feedback on efficiency gains both at the machine and resource level and throughout the system
  • Make changes to the model during a simulation run
  • Predict how operations will be affected by: changes in demand, disruptions in supply, changes in the product mix, etc.
  • Check and set optimal schedules
  • Receive live updates for increased productivity control
  • Analyze possible differences in efficiency based on automation versus manual labor
  • Establish the best path for production to increase productivity and reduce non value- added time


With Simcad Pro, the user can accomplish all of the above and more without having to write code.

Lean Manufacturing Simulation

  • Line load leveling analysis
  • Schedule Optimization and Adherence
  • Analyze equipment feasibility and capacity constraints
  • Compute OEE, Efficiency, and Value Stream Maps
  • Material flow and Kanban Optimization
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Bottlenecks and Constraints Analysis

Automatic Bottleneck identification including detailed reporting on constraints and contributing factors. Analyze the effect of changing equipment and new technologies including automation.


Manpower Optimization and Cost Reduction

Integrated costing analysis, scenario analysis, and dynamic KPI/Metric reporting tools


Simulation Model

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  • Bottling Plant process simulation
  • 3D Automation Conveyor optimization
  • Process Assembly Line modeling
  • Production process efficiency improvement simulation

Achieve an average of 50% reduction in model turn-around time with On-The-Fly Interactive Dynamic Simulation.

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Simulation Software for Manufacturing

Most improvement initiatives begin with a Value Stream mapping exercise. The value stream map takes into consideration one aspect or product of the operation and analyzes the effect of waste. With a single product with no variations that flows sequentially, a static value stream is adequate. But, when analyzing multiple product interactions, non sequential flows, and the interaction among multiple value streams, the static environment fails. Moreover, static streams do not take into consideration fluctuations in demand, workforce, and other dynamic operational constraints. This patented technology is the first of its kind on the market today.

In a manufacturing environment, it is crucial to understand the full impact of proposed changes to the facility prior to implementation. Dynamic Simulation provides a risk-free environment in which the user can visualize and analyze the impact of improvement ideas and develop a step-by-step path to an optimal future state.
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Dynamic Simulation: Features

Point and click interfaces make Simcad Pro Manufacturing the most powerful "all-in-one" package to design, optimize, visualize, and analyze without coding.

On-the-Fly Dynamic Interaction

Interactive Dynamic Simulation integration - Build, Validate, Analyze.


Quick Data Collection and Dash-Boarding

Built in support for quick data collection and dash-boarding. Connectivity to external data before, during, and post simulation (EMR, Excel, other databases, RFID, etc.)


Extensive Lean Analysis

Extensive Lean analysis including dynamic value stream mapping, spaghetti diagram, and efficiency reports, and full provider support, costing, shifts, and schedule detail for any manufacturing solutions.
Lean and value stream mapping

Point and Click User Interface

  • Point and click interface, for manufacturing model flow creation


Dynamic Optimizer

customer reports in manufacturing simulation
  • Optimize the model while the simulation is running
  • Resource Optimizer
  • Work order, Schedule Optimizer
  • Dynamic-Interactive Optimizer


Custom Reports

  • Standardized reports
  • Customized reports
  • Scenario reports
  • Business graphics
  • Custom performance measures

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Real-Time Predictive Analytics and Tracking

SimTrack is a dynamic 3D visibility and analysis tool that utilizes Simcad Pro's patented technology to provide real-time operational visibility, dynamic replay, proactive forecasting, and customization reports.

Alerts and Notifications

The user-defined proactive analysis environment allows for identifying problems before they occur and alerting appropriate personnel to take corrective action before they impact the throughput of the operation..


Remote Monitoring

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis
SimTrack enables multiple remote views of the operation. In addition, a web based interface is provided for data monitoring and reporting.


Dynamic Replay with Analysis

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis
Replay the tracked data just like a DVR. Rewind the clock and view the activities as they occurred. Switch SimTrack to simulation mode and use the replay feature to optimize and improve the flow using the integrated Simcad Process Simulator.

Real-Time Visibility

View tracked items in real-time in 2D or 3D. Hover over an item to display a quick summary, or click the item to display detailed tracking information and properties.


Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis

Dynamic Forecasting & Analysis
Accurately predict the future of the operation using live data feeds, Dynamic Simulation, and historical trends. Display the forecasted state on web enabled dashboards for increased visibility.


Dynamic Schedule Adherence

Dynamic Schedule Adherence
Dynamically forecast completion time per order, part, and sub-assembly. Based on current constraints and downtime, SimTrack automatically reschedules the flow to minimize lead time, improve on-time delivery, and optimize efficiency.

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