Tackle The Most Difficult Product Lifecycle Management Projects with Teamcenter

Teamcenter® software allows you to solve more of the tough challenges required to develop better products. The use of Teamcenter helps connect people and processes across various functional silos. Teamcenter by Siemens Digital Industries Software makes collaboration with your team much more efficient and can help you respond quickly to change from business or market disruptions.

With Teamcenter you can enjoy higher returns on your product lifecycle management system. Teamcenter allows you to leverage information such as manufacturing, quality, cost engineering, compliance, service, and your supply chain. Teamcenter also leverages product information across more domains and departments.

Benefits of Teamcenter

  • Teamcenter allows flexible deployment options (on-premise, cloud, and pre-configured) fast time-to-value and low cost of ownership.
  • Teamcenter reduces manual effort and cost of managing and tracking any PLM process.
  • Teamcenter enables the user to create specifications, analysis reports, 2D/3D illustrations, test results and technical publications aligned with product changes.

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Teamcenter Capabilities

dnaTeamcenter and Adaptable PLM Foundation
Teamcenter is able to support your business with an active product lifecycle management (PLM) foundation that can adapt quickly to market disruptions. Your Siemens PLM software applications are backed by a network of PLM foundation options that deliver fast time-to-value and protect your investment. You can choose from flexible deployment options (on-premise, cloud, and pre-configured) for rapid time-to-value and lower cost of ownership. Your IT team can adapt PLM to your unique business processes with configuration, not customization – and extend PLM with integrations to other best-in-class domain and enterprise applications. Administrative tools simplify IT management and maintenance to focus on priorities that matter most to your business.

sunset cruise ship wireframeTeamcenter and Bill of Materials Management
Managing to meet customer demands, as well as connecting with a growing number of partners and suppliers, can be difficult. That is why effective BOM (bill of materials) management and configuration are critical to your success, whether your product consists of ten parts or ten million. As you develop more innovative products to remain competitive, managing accurate product definitions, including BOM, becomes increasingly complex. Our solution helps you know your product by providing a common source of BOM information across your organization. Whether you need essential or more advanced BOM management, you can meet and exceed the market demand for more innovative and varied product offerings.

workflow mapTeamcenter and Change Management & Workflow
Teamcenter eliminates costly overruns and delays due to the impact of a change across multiple domains. With Teamcenter, you can reduce the manual effort and cost of managing any PLM process. From coordinating complex change across disciplines, to executing a simple design review, to directing a response to quality issues, you can focus people on the right tasks, with the right data, to make the right decisions at the right time. You have visibility to the data, people and processes impacted by a change. This allows stakeholders across all disciplines to understand exactly what is changing and how it affects them.

warehouse worker using a tabletTeamcenter and Document Management & Publishing
Documents can be expensive to produce, but with Teamcenter, you can keep documentation aligned with product changes to reduce the time and cost of development. Teamcenter provides documentation tools to help your teams create specifications, analysis reports, 2D/3D illustrations, spreadsheets, test results, and technical publications. Documents and technical publications are in the same product lifecycle management (PLM) system as all your other product-related information. Document authors have direct access to up-to-date product information like bill of materials, parts lists and 3D geometry, and can work to the same milestones.

disassembled motherboardTeamcenter and Electrical Design Management
Teamcenter electrical CAD management automates your engineering change, validation, and approval processes to speed cycle time and improve product quality. Collaborate with design data, revisions, and product configurations – across locations and extended supply chains. Digital mock-up and validation capabilities provide visibility to design changes in real-time. You can validate changes against every configuration, and visualize, probe, section, analyze and mark up. Version management and access controls mean the right people have the right information.

man through a grassy fieldTeamcenter Environmental Compliance & Product Sustainability
Teamcenter helps businesses stay competitive in today's market with a framework for product sustainability and environmental compliance initiatives. Teamcenter provides environmental compliance and product sustainability solutions to help you control and trace the material makeup of your products down to the substance level. You can limit the use of hazardous substances in your products and reduce the risk of non-compliance with regulatory directives (REACH, RoHS, Conflict Minerals, etc.). While supporting your environmental compliance and sustainability objectives, you can grow your business and build customer loyalty by developing innovative, earth-friendly products.

Teamcenter Manufacturing Data & Process Management
Teamcenter consistently and accurately connects planning to production, ensuring that the correct manufacturing data is delivered to and accessible from the shop floor. Establish a single source of product and process knowledge to re-use best practices and manage resources for continuous improvement. Collaborate instantly and securely across the product design and process planning of part production and assembly operations.

Periodic tableTeamcenter Materials Data & Lifecycle Management
Many of today’s innovative designs owe their success to the revolutionary use and discovery of new materials – from lightweight mobile telephones and tablets, to electric vehicles, to advanced aircraft, to green energy equipment (wind turbines, solar, etc.), to medical devices. In this age of material driven product design, Teamcenter product lifecycle management (PLM) can help you manage the lifecycle of all the materials used in your products so that your company can create innovative, sustainable products.

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Teamcenter FAQ

1What is Teamcenter software?
Teamcenter software is an adaptable product lifecycle management (PLM) platform that allows users to manage, edit and collaborate product data and processes such as 3D designs, embedded software, documentation, and bill of materials throughout the product and manufacturing life cycle. Teamcenter is designed to connect people and processes across compartmentalized operating units isolated from their environment. The depth of the Teamcenter software portfolio allows you to solve increasingly difficult product challenges and leverage information such as manufacturing, quality, cost engineering, compliance, service, and your supply chain to develop successful products. Teamcenter software is simply a modern product solution that reduces manual effort and cost of managing and tracking any PLM process.
2What is Teamcenter used for?
Teamcenter is typically used to take control of product data and processes. Some of these processes include electronics, embedded software, 3D designs, bill of materials, and documentation. The purpose of Teamcenter is to offer returns on your product lifecycle management system by taking advantage of product information across the entire product process, such as:
  • Engineering cost
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Service
  • Compliances
  • Supply chain
Furthermore, Teamcenter is the industry standard of PLM software because it is able to adapt to changes happening within the business and manage product development.
3What is the difference between Teamcenter versus Teamcenter Rapid Start?
Teamcenter Rapid Start is the world's most widely implemented, preconfigured product data management (PDM) solution. It enables customers to grow from a PDM system to a full-fledged Teamcenter PLM system. Teamcenter Rapid Start supports all multi-CAD data management integrations including:
  • NX
  • Solid Edge
  • Siemens PLM Software
  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor®
  • SolidWorks®
Teamcenter Rapid Start integrations enable customers to configure PDM rapidly and at a low cost, with quick implementation methodology and best practices.
4Product Lifecycle Management vs. Product Data Management

PLM stands for Product Lifecycle Management. The main goal of PLM is to manage the entire product lifecycle. PLM manages the product from the moment of concept to consumer. There are typically four phases of the product lifecycle including:

  1. Product Inception
  2. Product and Engineering Designs
  3. Production
  4. Distribution and Maintenance
The primary goal of PLM is to connect information, data, processes, and people associated with the lifecycle of a product.

PDM stands for Product Data Management. PDM comprises software that manages product data and process information. Some of this information includes:

  1. Computer-aided design (CAD) data
  2. Model
  3. Part Information
  4. Material Information
  5. Production instructions
  6. Requirements
  7. Documents
PDM is used when a company needs a centralized software system to store all information related to a product.


Teamcenter Case Studies

Case Study:DaesangKorea's leading general foods company utilizes Teamcenter's comprehensive product data management tools to increase innovation and significantly reduce costs.

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Case Study: DoppelmayrTeamcenter plays a vital role in creating cutting-edge cable-drawn transport systems enabling Doppelmayr to maintain a leading global market position.


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